Posts Tagged ‘ international fund for animal welfare ’

IFAW Goes Long Way to Rescue 36 Dogs in Northern Canada

27. Juli 2010
IFAW Goes Long Way to Rescue 36 Dogs in Northern Canada

Fifteen hours from Toronto, in a remote province of Quebec, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) is providing veterinary services to the dogs of the Cree Nation. There is little or no access to vet care in this region. Without veterinary care, and few opportunities for re-homing, sick, injured or unwanted roaming dogs and...
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IFAW Goes Long Way to Rescue 36 Dogs in Northern Canada

27. Juli 2010

Fifteen hours from Toronto, in a remote province of Quebec, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) is providing veterinary services to the dogs of the Cree Nation. There is little or no access to vet care in this region. Without veterinary care, ...
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IFAW Cozumel: Final Post from the Team

23. Juli 2010
IFAW Cozumel: Final Post from the Team

Kate Atema coordinating logistics for rescued Cozumel dogs. The whole experience was so much more emotional than we had anticipated. Watching the little plane land was amazing - every time. Standing on the tarmac with a group of nervous adopters wondering what their new animals would be like - the anticipation was almost sparkling...
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IFAW Canada: Northern Dogs – Back on the Trail with June Clinic Work – PT II

17. Juli 2010
IFAW Canada: Northern Dogs – Back on the Trail with June Clinic Work – PT II

What a drive yesterday. It’s about 7 hours from door to door but as we traveled south, you could see huge billowing clouds of smoke up ahead. Even though you could see them, it was difficult to judge if what looked to be a massive forest fire was close to the road or not....
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IFAW rescued dogs arrive to Longmont, Colorado

16. Juli 2010
IFAW rescued dogs arrive to Longmont, Colorado

Glancing over towards the main building as we taxied to a stop we saw 3 TV cameras, a few radio reporters, a more than a dozen other people with big smiles, all waiting for us. It should be said, the crowd that gathered at the Longmont Municipal Airport were not there for us humans,...
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Cozumel dogs take off!

14. Juli 2010
Cozumel dogs take off!

Today was one of those days when everything comes together, and you realize that all our hard work - the planning, and planning and planning, which all seemed so theoretical a week ago - finally met the real animals whose lives we were changing forever.
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IFAW Canada: Northern Dogs – Back on the Trail with June Clinic Work

12. Juli 2010
IFAW Canada: Northern Dogs – Back on the Trail with June Clinic Work

The IFAW team arrives. c. IFAW Here we are again! Same fantastic, proficient vets and vet techs doing their thing in the back (or in the trailer, as the case may be). Surgery, surgery, surgery, diagnosis, surgery, out-front consult, back to surgery.
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IFAW East Africa: Tsavo West National Park Snake Rescue

8. Juli 2010
IFAW East Africa: Tsavo West National Park Snake Rescue

Rock python - c. 2010 Keny Wildlife Service Snake rescue In Tsavo West National Park it is not only the Big Five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard) that are being given special attention, but also the more commonly disliked creatures like snakes. With the rainy season, snakes of all sorts and sizes start...
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IFAW Africa: Problem Animal Control Work

3. Juli 2010
IFAW Africa: Problem Animal Control Work

Due to very heavy rain on the Taita Ranches, elephant habitat, normally Grewia and Acacia, is in leaf on the foot of Taita Hill. Elephants – due to sufficient water and in search of prime habitat and fodder – have left Tsavo West National Park and their dry season feeding areas migrating to the...
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IFAW Africa: Tsavo West in Blossom

30. Juni 2010
IFAW Africa: Tsavo West in Blossom

Giraffe with Ipmoea flowers, TW, c Nana Grosse-Woodley There appears to be a ten to fifteen year cycle of above-average rainfall during the El Nino weather system within the Tsavo region and indeed throughout the country. Preceding the El Nino rains is three years of low rainfall accumulating in a draught situation where large...
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IFAW Africa: Security Operations Intensified as Elephants Poached in Tsavo

29. Juni 2010
IFAW Africa: Security Operations Intensified as Elephants Poached in Tsavo

In a span of four months, five elephants have been poached in ranches within the Tsavo ecosystem. Two elephants succumbed to gunshot wounds while three died from poisoned arrows. Tusks from three of the five elephants were missing by the time the carcasses were discovered by the law enforcement unit of Tsavo East National...
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UPDATE: Good News, Cozumel Dogs Available for Adoption

28. Juni 2010
UPDATE: Good News, Cozumel Dogs Available for Adoption

Recently, we wrote about the dogs and cats evicted from one of Cozumel’s dumps. They received daily care and attention from a gentleman named “Gabacho,” who had lived at the dump for 20 years. IFAW and the Humane Society of Cozumel (HSC) teamed up to provide the animals with medical care and sterilization; because...
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