Shut down Russia’s ‘Animal Concentration Camps’!

by Web Team

  In April, concerned locals and animal advocates were finally allowed to enter Bano Eco, an animal “shelter” in the Veshnyaky district of Moscow. What they discovered there was like a scene from a horror film; dogs and cats buried in mass graves; newborn animals suffocated and disposed of in plastic bags in rooms where […]


The Shocking Cowspiracy Continues

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  Sign our letter to the Environmental Protection Agency asking why the meat and dairy industries get a free pass from reporting their greenhouse gas emissions. Each year, the U.S. government collects mandatory emission reports from 41 sectors, making the meat and dairy industry the only major source of greenhouse gases in the country which […]


Poison Ban Passed in Malibu!

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In Defense of Animals and Poison Free Malibu celebrate a victory for animals large and small! The Malibu City Planning Commission has passed a ban on rodent poisons by a four to one vote. In Defense of Animals’ Lisa Levinson and activists from the surrounding communities stayed late into the evening to speak, and even […]


Please consider joining our amazing group of IDA supporters

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  Please consider joining our amazing group of IDA supporters, Animal Advocates. By making a tax- deductible monthly donation, you will be providing aid to an organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of so many animals. 84% of your monthly gift will directly support our advocacy and outreach or direct care programs here […]


Hi everyone! My name is Dally.

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  Hi everyone! My name is Dally. I was saved by my friends at In Defense of Animals when I was just a little pup. I lived at Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi for several years while I waited to find my forever family. One day, a miracle happened. A nice man saw my picture, […]


John, George, Paul and Ringo

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Hi all! We’re John, George, Paul and Ringo – the Fab Four! Sorry, we can’t look up…we’re busy gobbling our delicious yummy lunch! We’re a bunch of stray cats who were brought to our In Defense of Animals India shelter from various parts of Mumbai , India. All of us suffered from injuries of different […]


My name is Milo…

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  Hey there! My name is Milo. When I was 3 months old, I was abandoned in a backyard with no food or water. I was extremely malnourished, so thirsty, so hungry, and I nearly died. Luckily, I was rescued by a sweet woman from In Defense of Animals. She took great care of me […]


My name is Elliott…

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  My name is Elliott and I‘m a Papillion. I was rescued off an interstate highway in Mississippi. It was so cold and raining and I was soaked, shivering, and scared. Some very kind people from IDA found me and wrapped me in a jacket and took me into a loving foster home. Finally I […]


Sampson and Delilah

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  Hi all! Sampson and Delilah here (silly names, huh?). We were all alone, covered with fleas and so, so hungry when a very kind woman found us and called her friend who works for In Defense of Animals in Mississippi and asked her if she could help us. She came right over and took […]