Animals Asia’s sanctuary in Chengdu, China has suffered flood damage following a sustained period of wet weather in the region.
A document released to zoos across China, giving guidelines for the treatment of animals, has been welcomed by Animals Asia.
Animal welfare organisations across China have agreed to work together against the “criminal and cruel” dog and cat meat industry.
Animals Asia is supporting Beijing dog owners who have called for a more reasoned approach to the “big dogs” law now being implemented in parts of the city.
When Nanjing Zoo ended animal performances in 2011 it feared visitor numbers would decrease but the opposite happened - the zoo enjoyed its highest visitor numbers in five years.
The Asia Canine Protection Alliance (ACPA) has been formed to end the inhumane dog meat trade responsible for slaughtering an estimated 5 million dogs for human consumption per year and posing a risk to human health.