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AAHA expands international accreditation into Asia

AVMA News

Daktari Animal Hospital in Tokyo became the first internationally AAHA-accredited animal hospital followed by five institutions in Japan that were accredited this summer. The American Animal Hospital Association has begun to accredit veterinary practices internationally.

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Crested Ibis Chicks in Japan

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The first Crested Ibis chicks to hatch in the wild in Japan in 36 years were caught on camera on 22 April. The birds, reintroduced from captive-bred stock from China, are perhaps the most Japanese of birds, with the scientific name Nipponia nippon.

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A Terek Sandpiper flagged in Japan visits Australia

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Only one blue flag would indicate it had been flagged in Japan in the north around Eastern Hokkaido and two blue flags would indicate it had been flagged in Japan in the north around Lake Komuke. Finally some photographs of our visitor from Japan! Terek Sandpiper “023” flagged in Obitsu, Japan visits Broome.

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Japan Pet Aid

4 The Love Of Animals

To Dog With Love: Japan Pet Aid: P&G Pet Care to match donations. Until April 3oth (or $50,ooo) P&G Pet Care will match all donations. This is wonderful for those pets, and the people who love them, that were affected by the tsunami and earthquake.

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Dog rescued in Japan!

4 The Love Of Animals

Amazing stories of survival keep coming out of Japan, and our hearts are lifted when we see stories like this one. After being washed out to sea, and somehow surviving on top of the roof of the house that was washed out, this miracle dog was rescued!

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IFAW rescuers have mobilized to Japan

4 The Love Of Animals

Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org ) have mobilized to Japan to conduct an assessment and assist with animal rescue efforts following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. will be channeled into Japan. This is IFAW’s third emergency response effort in Japan.

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Japan Mad about Banning Bluefish Tuna Fishing

Critter News

Considering Japan's history in East Asia, it is seriously ironic to me that they throw the word "imperialism" around. Tags: bluefish tuna CITES Japan. Apparently, it's all "cultural imperialism. Give me a break. The article's writer is a bit more objective about this than I am.) By the way, the proposed ban was defeated.

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