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News - October 2008

Help the Street Animals of Morocco (HSAM)

31st October 2008

International Animal Rescue has twice assisted with the treatment of cats and dogs in Morocco by a group of local and foreign volunteers. The initiative was led by vet nurse Claire Sedgewick. She has produced a report describing their work. HSAM was formed in 2006 by Claire Sedgwick and Rob White... read more »

Sainsbury's seal protest update

30th October 2008

Our demonstration against Sainsbury's on Wednesday, 27 October, was called off late Tuesday evening following a phone call to Andy Ottaway (Seal Protection Action Group) from their Head of Corporate Responsibility asking us to call off the demo and meet with them instead. So yesterday afternoon... read more »

Seals protest outside Sainsbury's demanding an end to shooting: POSTPONED

27th October 2008

UPDATE: The protest has been POSTPONED as a result of Sainsbury's willingness to meet and discuss how the seal killings can be avoided. Sainsbury’s head office in London will be the target of peaceful protestors dressed as seals this Wednesday 29th October, speaking out against the shooting of... read more »

Happy ending for Peggy the pooch

24th October 2008

We’re happy to report that Peggy the badly injured dog who was treated at the IAR clinic and then became a permanent resident at the centre, has found a new and loving home in the nearby village of Saligao. Peggy was picked up by the IAR drivers and admitted at the centre in Assagao on 12 September... read more »

IAR team rescues, rehabilitates and releases lorises in Indonesia

6th October 2008

In recent weeks International Animal Rescue's team in Indonesia has come to the aid of several slow lorises desperately in need of help after being poached from the wild. At the beginning of September the centre in Ciapus took in a very sick slow loris that had been found in the middle of the... read more »

Church Thanksgiving for animals on World Animal Day in aid of IAR

2nd October 2008

A special service on 5 October will bless a congregation of animals and support animal rescue projects around the world. It promises to be a fun, festive occasion, with an orchestra playing in the beautiful outdoor setting of Buxted Park in East Sussex. Reverend John Challis has been conducting the... read more »

International Animal Rescue backs campaign to end greyhound racing in Massachusetts

1st October 2008

On 4 November voters in Massachusetts will get the opportunity to end the inherent cruelty of greyhound racing in the state. Laurence Van Atten in IAR’s US office has been working for the past year as a coordinator on the campaign in favour of The Greyhound Protection Act. Volunteers have collected... read more »

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