15 October 2020

Lucky families won radio competition to be the first open-day visitors to our China sanctuary since the coronavirus outbreak

11 families recently visited Animals Asia’s bear sanctuary in Chengdu, China where they got a chance to see the bears and take part in a bear-themed art workshop! They won the chance to visit the bears following a competition on Sichuan Traffic Radio.

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09 October 2020

Staff at our Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre perform the first ‘in-house’ root canal surgery on a resident bear!

Following training from dental specialist Dr Cedric Tutt, Senior Vet Surgeon Shaun Thomson performed the first 'in-house' root canal surgery at the Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre. Bear Rae’s tooth has been filled and now she is loving life (and lunch) again!

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08 October 2020

Bears in Asia benefit from UK taxpayer kindness

Imagine if for every four pieces of vegetables bought by supporters’ donations for our rescued bears, they got another one for free? Does it sound like it’s too good to be true? In a sense it’s actually happening in reality thanks to the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme!

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02 October 2020

Vietnam goes Vegan! Schoolchildren learn to cook plant-based food in exciting project from Animals Asia

Earlier this year, an innovative project was launched in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to promote the benefits of a plant-based diet to local schoolchildren and residents, by encouraging them to “eat vegan with the bears!”

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01 October 2020

Learning how to help stop the spread of COVID-19 with the bears

Children in a mountainous area in one of the top three bear bile farming hotspots learn about COVID-19 prevention methods and bear protection with creative activities initiated by Animals Asia’s education team.

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28 September 2020

Indonesia police take action to combat the dog meat industry

Last month, police in central Java, Indonesia, took action to protect their communities by closing down three stalls that sell dog meat following groundbreaking regulations prohibiting the sale of dog meat in Karanganyar regency.

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28 September 2020

Animals Asia becomes first NGO to join Rabies Prevention and Control Committee in China

Animals Asia has worked tirelessly to combat and prevent the spread of rabies in China for many years, and has now been appointed as the only Non Governmental Organization (NGO) to be selected to join the rabies prevention task force in the country with the aim of eradicating the disease by 2030.

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24 September 2020

Remembering Tikiri

Tikiri was a female elephant, she died in an emaciated state on 24 September 2019 aged 70 in Sri lanka. During her lifetime, she was used for tourists trekking and for religious festivals. 

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