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News - June 2009

Norway urged not to sell exotic pets

30th June 2009

International Animal Rescue has joined other animal protection groups in Britain and Norway to warn that diseases to both humans and wild animals could flood into Norway on a tide of imported exotic animals. Groups lobbying for better animal protection on both sides of the North Sea today gave an... read more »

Rare leopard is released in Indonesia

22nd June 2009

International Animal Rescue has helped to return a rare Javan leopard to the wild almost a year after it was found trapped in a snare in West Java. A team from UK charity International Animal Rescue (IAR) and the Animal Sanctuary Trust Indonesia (ASTI) rescued the highly endangered animal and... read more »

International Animal Rescue gives help with dogs and cats in Spain

18th June 2009

In May a small team of volunteers from the UK visited Tossa de Mar, in northern Spain and worked at a dog and cat shelter. The shelter currently houses about 100 dogs - although on previous visits the figure has been closer to 20. It also provides for more than 100 cats - many are feral and one of... read more »

News update from Indonesia

15th June 2009

Our team in Indonesia has issued a report on recent activity at the centre, from the sterilisation of stray dogs and cats to dental xrays of endangered slow lorises. We are extremely grateful to vets Karthi and Paolo Martelli for lending us their support and giving us the benefit of their extensive... read more »

Green Euro-MP calls for end to animals in circuses

1st June 2009

Kent's Green Euro-MP has called for an end to the exploitation of wild animals kept in captivity for ‘entertainment', as the controversial Martin Lacey's Great British Circus brings its performing animals show to Tonbridge in Kent this week. Caroline Lucas MEP has expressed serious concern about... read more »

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