Romeo Finds Love After Lifelong Neglect

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In mid August, Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) Director Doll Stanley received a late evening text asking for advice regarding a dog with a wound. After several texts, Doll was still up worrying about the dog, but the person who contacted her went to sleep. The next morning she pursued the concern. After more text messages, […]


Volunteer: Writer/Blogger

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In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international nonprofit animal rights organization, seeks a Writer/Blogger to join our communications team. The Writer/Blogger works closely with our Social Media Coordinator, writing content for IDA’s weekly Facebook posts, eNews, and blog entries. The Writer/Blogger writes about animal issues assigned by the Social Media Coordinator, interviews IDA staff for […]


Trapped Animals Represented

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Lawsuit Filed Against the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission Recently, we told you about an exciting lawsuit that has been filed by two courageous Nevada residents, Mark Smith and Don Molde, against the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners. The lawsuit argues that these officials have failed to protect so-called “non-target” animals, including wild and companion […]


Starving Horses Need Your Help

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Can we count on YOUR support NOW? The moment IDA learned of four dead horses, now skeletons, and 17 others nearly dying of starvation in Mississippi’s unseasonably cold winter the staff at Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) leaped into “crisis mode” – without hesitation! As an IDA supporter, you should expect nothing less from IDA.  SEVENTEEN […]


What Chimpanzees Teach Us About Love

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Many years ago, before I would go on to found a sanctuary for chimpanzees in the Mbargue Forest of Cameroon, Africa, I transported a six-year-old chimpanzee called Pierre from a biomedical facility to a sanctuary where I was volunteering as a veterinarian. Please click link below to read more and share IDA-Africa Founder Dr. Sheri […]