The 7th annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival on June 21st is swiftly approaching and while the Chinese government has not directly said they are banning the Yulin dog meat festival for good, there have been reports that we hope to be true which state they intend to “prohibit restaurants, street vendors and market traders from…

THANK YOU Four Paws International, these are the best news in such a long time! The world is proud of your fearless efforts! You showed us that there is always a way if there is a will! Humanity is alive! Today we celebrate! LULA AND SIMBA ARE FINALLY ON THEIR WAY TO JORDAN. After 10…

The animal babes of ISWMP

It was magical. We worked hard to put this night together, our very first fundraiser event, “A Night For Compassion”. With the help of our partners, sponsors and friends, we created an extraordinary evening about compassion and connection. We all came together in the name of animals, heard inspiring guest speakers, indulged in vegan delicacies,…

Finally great news that we have all been waiting for! After three sleepless nights, endless negotiations and long hours or waiting at the border, Four Paw International announced that they will soon be crossing the border in Mosul and that Lula and Simba, two last survivors of the Mosul zoo are finally going to be…

Horses are high-strung animals with strong “fight or flight” instincts. Under no circumstances can the slaughter process be made humane for horses. Efficiently stunning these animals with one blow is nearly impossible. Even after multiple blows, they may still be conscious during slaughter. This was the reality when USDA-inspected slaughter-houses operated in the U.S. Americans…

We support tremendous efforts Four Paws International made to save last survivors of Mosul’s zoo and we are hoping that the officials in Mosul will let these animals go home in peace and finally free. Please read what Four Paws International wrote today. UPDATE FROM IRAQ: Yesterday has been one of the toughest days ever…

I Stand With My Pack’s, Peurto Rico Dog rescue mission is something I will never forget, even now as I write this I am struck with the oddest emotions. This place held such beauty, with its sandy beaches, clear blue skies and lush green mountains. But when you took a closer look, the beauty seemed…

This little girl who we named Angel lived on the street in Puerto Rico and suffered from a luxating patella which could only be fixed by surgery. Thanks to your kindness and generocity ISWMP was able to provide surgery Angel desperately needed and she is wonderfully recovering. Towards the end of the trip, Angel still…

ISWMP is outraged after learning the news about baby wallaby that died after being tormented by five teenagers who broke in Dalscone Farm Fun in Dumfries early Sunday morning. Two of the animals escaped the enclosure but the third, a baby named Mick, was so shaken it died on Sunday evening. The vets best efforts…

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