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News - September 2005

Taking the heat out of animal rescue in New Orleans

26th September 2005

We are supporting the rescue operation in New Orleans by sending out special vests to keep the rescuers cool. IAR is providing 50 thermal protection vests that work under drysuits to absorb the heat. They are then put in the fridge to recharge. Alan Knight heard of the urgent need for a cooling... read more »

Goa team rescues a bull from a well

24th September 2005

Following the dramatic rescue of a bull from a well, IAR is sending its team at the Goa rescue centre a new and longer ladder to help them with similar rescue operations in future. Although apparently unharmed, the hapless bull was well and truly stuck in the well and would have starved to death... read more »

Mystery Harry Potter theme painting raises funds for IAR

19th September 2005

A mystery painting by two Sussex artists was the prize in a 'search and silent auction' to raise funds for IAR on 17 & 18 September. Cliff Wright, illustrator of the Harry Potter books (2 & 3), and fellow artist Sophie Mahir, founder of The Newhaven Artists' Trail, dreamt up this unusual... read more »

Brighton bids boost IAR's bear campaign

10th September 2005

An email auction to raise money for IAR's dancing bear campaign was organised by Brighton woman Phillipa Alexander. It took place on Friday 2 September at several local companies, including BUPA International where Phillipa works, as well as Legal & General, Lloyds TSB and American Express.... read more »

Hurricane Katrina

2nd September 2005

All of us at IAR are distressed and concerned about the suffering of survivors following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. Our thoughts are with the human and animal victims. We have immediately set the wheels in motion to send emergency funding to rescue teams on the ground battling to... read more »

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