When Sam and Simon were rescued from a tiny, dark room and even tinier cages on Ba Mun Island in Vietnam’s Halong Bay, they were both in bad shape.
The Year of the Monkey may be dawning in Asia but so long as animal performance continues to be accepted - it could be a torrid year for captive primates.
“The fact that within China there has been a sustained reaction from animal welfare groups to this news gives us hope - even amongst the concern that this legislation generates."
There are two swings – but Yin Yang is pretty sure he wants Olly’s swing.
It was going to be a potentially deadly winter for the 900 dogs at the Taishan dog shelter in China – until Animals Asia’s Cat and Dog Welfare Team stepped in.
It’s the cruelty that Vietnam doesn’t want – and yet plans continue to include the slaughter of pigs in northern Vietnam’s Nem Thuong Festival in February.