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Top tips for animal-friendly travel

As travel restrictions are easing and the possibility of a holiday abroad is on the horizon once again, many of us are excitedly dusting off our passports! However, for wild animals, tourism is a real problem. In fact, a study by World Animal Protection found that 75% of wildlife tourist attractions are having a negative impact on wild animals…

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Spotlight on: Jainah Binti Ongubing

Here at IAPWA we wouldn’t be able to save all of the animals that need our help without the efforts and dedication of our incredible staff members. In the first of our new ‘Spotlight on…’ series, we’re going behind the scenes to celebrate and learn more about Jainah Binti Ongubing – a Veterinary Assistant at our IAPWA Borneo Project…

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Little Kage’s nine lives

On 16th March, whilst our Penang team were carrying out daily tasks, we stumbled upon a tiny kitten in the middle of a busy highway. This four-week-old boy was extremely lucky to be alive, after almost being run down by multiple cars before we were able to rescue him…

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Neuter strays for healthier, happier lives

Since we started our journey, IAPWA have neutered over 15,000 stray dogs and cats across our projects. It is shocking statistics, but one unneutered female dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 puppies in just six years…

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Nick Taylor joins IAPWA as new Ambassador

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Nick Taylor as a new Ambassador for International Aid for the Protection & Welfare of Animals (IAPWA). Nick, who is based in West Sussex, has been a media lawyer and Partner…

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Argos finds his forever home

Argos is a special little boy who we rescued in April last year. At only four weeks old, he was found frightened and alone in a dirty, wet drain in Penang. No innocent kitten should have to endure such a painful start in life…

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Local heroes rescue stranded strays

On Saturday 20 March, an extraordinary mission took place to rescue a group of stray dogs and puppies on Pulau Gazumbo, a small uninhabited island in Penang. It is estimated that there were six adult dogs and seven puppies struggling to survive on the island…

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