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News - June 2011

IAR mourns the loss of a loyal and loving friend

24th June 2011

International Animal Rescue's team at the Animal Tracks centre is mourning the sad loss of Ronald Cray after he died suddenly in Goa last week. Ronald joined International Animal Rescue three years ago and had been the mainstay of our volunteer programme ever since. He was always there to help new... read more »

Dog killer given prison sentence in Malta

21st June 2011

Alfred Vella, 44, a farmer and licensed hunter from Birzebbuga in Malta, has been sentenced to three months in prison and fined €10,000 after he admitted in court to having shot a dog and buried her alive in his field. It was revealed in court that the dog had been buried for 14 hours before she... read more »

Star, the dog that was shot and buried alive, dies in Malta

9th June 2011

Star, the dog whose horrific tale of torture on the island of Malta made international headlines, has died after suffering an acute inflammation of the pancreas. Her death was announced by the Ministry of Rural Affairs 24 hours after a large protest against animal cruelty took place that was... read more »

Our emergency centre in Indonesia takes in 11 more orangutans

6th June 2011

At the request of the Forestry Department in West Kalimantan (BKSDA), IAR's team in Indonesia has relocated 11 orangutans from a rescue centre in Sintang to our own emergency rescue and rehabilitation facility in Ketapang. This raises the number of orangutans in the IAR centre to 38. Although well... read more »

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