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Save Seattle Elephants from Tornado Alley

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Woodland Park Zoo Chooses Suffering over Sanctuary for Elephants, Bamboo and Chai Seattle’s Mayor Ed Murray and city council now hold the key to either suffering or sanctuary for Bamboo and Chai. As you read this, the Woodland Park Zoo (WPZ) is preparing Asian Elephants, Bamboo, 47 and Chai, 35, to travel in crates […]

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End the Suffering of Horses and Cows

by Anja Heister

Live Animals Packed and Shipped to Russia for Slaughter Demand a Response from McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut, and Other Involved Fast Food Chains In January, 7765 IDA supporters signed our alert [link to alert] asking their federal representatives to investigate an incident which revealed that horses and cows from the United States are being live-exported […]

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End Sponsorship of Greyhound Racing’s Australian Cup

by Tiphani Davis

We recently informed you about the live baiting scandal in the Australian greyhound racing industry. Small animals, including rabbits and piglets, are pulled around a track, chased by greyhounds, and mauled to death, a practice not only cruel, but also illegal. However, even with all the coverage and public outrage, one company has yet to […]

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Meet One of the Dogs We Helped – Chotu

by Naina Athale

  IDA-India has several facilities in and around Mumbai, India where we run low-cost (and occasionally no-cost) vaccine and treatment clinics. Additionally, we also have several mobile clinics and animal ambulances that reach out to those needing assistance who cannot make it into our facilities. One recent client, Chotu (masculine in Hindi for “little one”), […]

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Upgraded Vegan Spirituality Conference Calls

by Lisa Levinson

In English, Second Sunday of every month – March 8 In Spanish, Fourth Sunday of every month – March 22 Last month, IDA hosted our first Vegan Spirituality Conference Calls in English with “Peace to All Beings” author Judy Carman and in Spanish with vegan activist Ligia Monzoni. We’ve upgraded to a more powerful platform […]

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Demand Sanctuary Now!

by Web Team

161 Rabbits Confiscated and Condemned to Die in Alabama Over 200 neglected and malnourished rabbits and other animals were seized on January 29 in Lauderdale County, Alabama as a result of a cruelty complaint. While this should be good news, and was for the animals of other species that were seized, the rabbits’ situation became […]

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Live Baiting is a Real Life Nightmare

by Web Team

  Recent events have thrown the Australian greyhound racing industry under the spotlight once again, except this time the light is far dimmer than before. Thanks to work by Australian animal rights organizations and an exposé by ABC TV’s Four Corners, the inhumane practice of live baiting, where piglets, rabbits, and opossums are pulled by […]

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Bills Introduced to Ban Ivory Sales in the U.S.

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Politics Pivotal to Protecting Elephants in Africa Many people presume that there has been a complete ban on ivory in the United States; that it is other countries that are to blame for Africa’s elephants being poached so intensively that they are experiencing a population crisis. Yes, since 1990, the United States and almost […]

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Vegan Empowerment

by Veronique Perrot

  IDA invites you to read this column on our Sustainable Activism Blog by guest blogger Veronique Perrot, reprinted with permission from her blog, “Vegan Empowerment: Empowering the Vegan Community Through Writing and Art.” A fellow activist recently wrote her next outreach event was going to be her last. She was obviously experiencing burnout and […]