09 March 2016

For 18 years we’ve made a commitment to hundreds of bears - can you make a commitment to one?

Every letter typed on this keyboard, every second it takes to tell the story of individual bears is a second too long for these majestic animals who are in agony on the farms.

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08 March 2016

The tragic polar bear that suffers for selfies

Trapped in the middle of a shopping centre in China - his white fur contrasting against the unnaturally blue display he is an unwilling part of - this sad polar bear has no escape.

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07 March 2016

Xuan Xuan’s spring fun shows her torment is behind her

Rescued from a bile farm in a very sick state - vets feared the worst and a Chinese superstar made a dash to be at her bedside - now fit and healthy Xuan Xuan is a very happy bear.

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04 March 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: How theft of a blind man’s dog is helping China see its dog theft problem

When a seeing dog was stolen from a blind man in China it made international headlines but millions more - stolen each year by the dog meat trade - are less high profile.

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29 February 2016

These rescued bear cubs lost mothers – but found a family

When Goldie and Murphy were rescued last year, each had come from an unbelievably traumatic experience – the loss of their mothers.

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26 February 2016

Animals Asia pig slaughter campaign ends buffalo stabbing festival

A campaign to end a pig slaughter festival in Vietnam has prompted so much debate that Dak Lak province has ended its own cruel festival.

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25 February 2016

“She’d come to think the pain from her rotten teeth was normal”

For bears rescued from bile farms – extensive vet care is usually required for their poor damaged teeth.

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23 February 2016

The rise of the captive wild animal entertainment industry in Vietnam

Reports suggest all is not well at the new safari park on Vietnam’s Phu Quoc – Animals Asia Animal Welfare Director Dave Neale looks at what may have gone wrong and how Vietnam needs to start to put animal care before commerce.

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