02 October 2015

Rescued from the bile trade – six cubs growing up safely with Animals Asia

It’s impossible not to love bear cubs – these beautiful creatures have been doted on by rescuers, carers and Animals Asia supporters from around the world.


01 October 2015

These people are right to be proud of their dogs - what they do is amazing

For 24 years, Animals Asia’s Dr Dog programme has been helping some of Hong Kong’s most vulnerable communities. The disabled, the sick and the elderly have all benefited from visits from incredible therapy animals, but behind every tail-wagging dog is a dedicated volunteer.


30 September 2015

Is there still a place for zoos?

In the third instalment of a six-part series, Animals Asia Animal Welfare Director Dave Neale discusses whether there is still a place for zoos in the modern world.


29 September 2015

What gift do you give bears that break everything?

Rescued from bile farms after years of physical abuse and mind-numbing tedium in a tiny cage – these bears need games to keep their minds and bodies active. For the bears rescued by Animals Asia, the most recent answer to this ongoing challenge are Boomer Balls – zoo-grade toys made for the most robust of animals.


28 September 2015

Rescued from traffickers – see how Xin Xin’s on top of the world

Since her rescue in 2010, Xin Xin has taken her rehabilitation one step at a time. She’s seen off her demons, fought her way back to fitness and climbed her own ladder of success.


25 September 2015

After years caged on a bile farm – see Gizmo taste freedom

After years in a cage on a bear bile farm, Gizmo is determined to grab his new life with both paws – and he can literally taste freedom.


24 September 2015

10 things you’ve (probably) never done for a good cause (and the people who did them)

We all love bears. Now we’ve got that out of the way, it’s time to ask the question we’re asking ourselves today: “What would you do for the bears?”


23 September 2015

Seven bears rescued as Vietnam “gets serious” about ending bile trade

Seven more bears have been rescued by Animals Asia from Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province – just 24 hours after Vietnam’s Traditional Medical Association agreed to phase out bile use.