Your valuable support has also helped us to free yet another bear from cruel captive conditions in Romania. It’s hard to believe, but at 32 years of age Eva had spent her entire life stuck in the same cage at Brăila zoo.
Last month we visited Bali and Flores to spend time on patrol with some of the country’s top dog-vaccinating teams. These elite teams, are trained by the FAO in Bali, to capture and vaccinate dogs quickly, effectively and painlessly.
World Animal Protection and BRC estimate that around 40-45 bears remain in captivity for use in the brutal blood sport of bear baiting. In March 2014, one more of these long-suffering animals was surrendered to our partners in Pakistan, the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC).
Dr. Juan Carlos Murillo deploys at a moment’s notice from his hub in Central America to travel to war zones, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and tornadoes, providing veterinary care to thousands of animals affected by disasters.