While visiting an animal birth control programme in Dalian, China, ACTAsia’s Director and Pet100 came across a puppy that was chained on the roof of a garage, without shelter, food or water. It was tied there for more than a week, but will face a better future now it is rescued and put up for […]
ACTAsia has just successfully concluded its third annual veterinary training programme in China, with partners Vets for Compassion (VFC), from October 17th – 27th, 2011. The trip covered three cities: Beijing and Shenzhen where we have previously run programmes, and Dalian, where the government and animal protection groups have shown great interest in developing humane companion […]
Isobel Zhang, ACTAsia’s China Manager, recently attended the UK Dogs Trust’s five-day International Training Programme on running a successful rehoming centre. The in-depth residential course is designed to help people involved with animal welfare throughout the world to gain valuable and free advice from UK experts. 13 other delegates from nine different countries also participated […]
In China, wild animals are widely used for performances in zoos and circuses. Lions, tigers, bears, monkeys and elephants are held in appalling conditions, regularly mistreated and abused, just to entertain audiences and make money. But there is hope for improvements.
Animal protection organisations are increasing their efforts to cancel Rodeo China, which is currently supposed to be held from October 3rd-10th at the Olympic Stadium in Beijing. A coalition of 71 animal groups held a second press conference on July 29th to share their findings on American rodeos. According to their report, the organisers and […]