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Please Do Not Abandon Me!

By at January 28, 2015 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment

Our Turkish Ambassador, Ahmet Senpolat has just sent us this video which he'd like to share with you.  You are free to use the video but please mention that the film is from HAYTAP - Istanbul, Turkey . PLEASE DO NOT ABANDON

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Andorra now has a World Animal Day Ambassador!

By at January 22, 2015 | 5:38 pm | 0 Comment

We warmly welcome Turi Mora, Founder of the Bomosa Foundation, as a World Animal Day Ambassador in Andorra.  One of our main endeavours of the Bomosa Foundation involves providing a better life for all dogs in Andorra.  The organisation's goal is to ensure that all dogs in Andorra are happy and properly looked after.  For the past few years, Bomosa has been involved in

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Poet-in-Residence – Susan Richardson

By at January 20, 2015 | 4:34 pm | 0 Comment

As we move forward into 2015, we’re thrilled to announce an inspiring new venture for World Animal Day by welcoming Susan Richardson as our poet-in-residence. Susan is a Wales-based poet, performer and educator who specialises in wildlife conservation and other environmental issues.  We are delighted to welcome Susan 'on board' as her wealth of experience and

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Bolivia – World Animal Day Grant Runner Up

By at January 19, 2015 | 12:54 pm | 0 Comment

Last September, Naturewatch Foundation provided a grant to three World Animal Day Ambassadors who work in very hard conditions in countries where animal welfare is not given the attention it deserves and funds are very hard to find. ADDA-Bolivia was one of the two runners-up that carries out wonderful work helping animals in Cochambamba, Bolivia.   We were able to

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1000 Flowers for the Planet

By at December 23, 2014 | 4:29 pm | 0 Comment

“1000 Flowers for the Planet” an art project by Margaret A. Rowe In mid-2013, three seemingly unimportant things happened. My cousin gave me a huge bag full of unused wool from her deceased mother’s estate. I glared at it regularly for a couple of weeks, wondering what I could do with it all. Meanwhile, a friend told me she looked at my blog nearly every day to

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World Animal Day Grant Runners-up

By at December 15, 2014 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

You will remember that on 4 October we announced PFA Ghaziabad, India, as the lucky winner of the main World Animal Day Grant, sponsored by Naturewatch Foundation. The two runners-up, ADDA-Bolivia and KACPAW-Sri Lanka, were each sent a grant towards their daily work and we've received a message from each of them which we'd like to share with you. ADDA-Bolivia

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World Animal Day 2014 in Kurdistan

By at November 18, 2014 | 11:12 am | 0 Comment

Sulaiman Saeed, World Animal Day Ambassador in Kurdistan and President of the Kurdistan Organization for Animal Rights Protection (KOARP), had big plans for celebrating World Animal Day this year involving Miss Kurdistan 2014, Finik Mahammed, and some wonderful activities for the children. Unfortunately, celebrations had to be postponed four times due to the

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Help-Save-A-Pet-Fund volunteers promote WAD on YouTube

By at November 3, 2014 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Emily  Chow, Help-Save-A-Pet-Fund, Taiwan, says: "We are very happy that our young voluntary workers did such a great job promoting World Animal Day this year.  This is the first year that our young volunteers ran a project on their own.  Young people have a different view of effective promotion and know how to use the new media better.  Moreover, young people

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Korea welcomes another World Animal Day Ambassador

By at October 30, 2014 | 2:44 pm | 0 Comment

We are delighted to welcome Ms Kim Aera, Founder and President of the Korean Alliance for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (KAPCA), as a World Animal Day Ambassador representing Korea's animals.  Kim was strongly recommended to us by Gina Moon, our other World Animal Day Ambassador in Korea.  Kim and her organisation have been working tirelessly to make Korea a better

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SPARE’s 13 years of helping raise animal welfare standards in Egypt

By at October 27, 2014 | 11:18 am | 0 Comment

Amina Abaza, our wonderful Ambassador in Egypt has produced a video in celebration of the Society for the Protection of Animal Rights in Egypt's (SPARE) 13th anniversary of helping to raise animal welfare standards in the country. Amina, President of SPARE, says she's really proud of what the organisation has achieved in a country where many people care little about

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