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News - May 2011

Volunteers find fun ways to fundraise during Orangutan Action Month

31st May 2011

A month of fun and frenzied activity in aid of International Animal Rescue's (IAR) Orangutan Action Month has shown how dedicated and determined the charity's supporters are. During the month of May IAR volunteers have found a range of imaginative and even daring ways to raise money for to help... read more »

IAR teams up with ophthalmic vets from the UK to help blind bears in India

27th May 2011

A team of ophthalmic veterinary surgeons has just returned from a trip to India to assess and treat blind bears in the IAR-funded sanctuaries managed by Indian NGO Wildlife SOS (WSOS). The Animal Health Trust (AHT) in Newmarket allowed three members of their ophthalmic team time out to make the... read more »

IAR to take part in Asia's largest animal welfare forum in China

26th May 2011

International Animal Rescue representatives are travelling to China in June to take part in Asia's largest animal welfare forum. It will be the first time that the Asia for Animals Conference has been held in mainland China, as campaigners continue to monitor the nation's development of an animal... read more »

Two arrests for illegal hunting as large flock of storks flies in to Malta

25th May 2011

Sources close to the Maltese police have confirmed that two men have been arrested for allegedly shooting at a flock of storks. The man arrested in Zurrieq, in the south of Malta, was found in possession of two dead storks while a shotgun and blood was found on the scene of the arrest of the... read more »

Dog in Malta survives being shot in the head and buried alive

24th May 2011

A dog that survived being shot in the head and buried alive is recovering at the Hal Far animal hospital run by the Animal directorate of the Ministry of Rural Affairs in Malta, after over 40 lead pellets were removed from its skull by local vets. The female dog has been named "Star" in recognition... read more »

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