Monthly giving Blog

Become an Animal Advocate!

by Bob Price

  Please consider becoming a member of In Defense of Animals’ monthly giving program, Animal Advocates today! By setting up automatic recurring micro-donations from either your credit card or checking account you are truly maximizing the benefits of your gift to animals. We at IDA are striving to automate our systems wherever or whenever possible. […]

SA Blog

Join Our Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philly

by Lisa Levinson

  In Defense of Animals invites you to join our 6th Annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat near Philadelphia, PA featuring “The Good Karma Diet” author Victoria Moran. Enjoy yoga, guided meditation, group discussions, a nature walk, a delicious vegan lunch prepared by The Nile Café, and an animal blessing ceremony with musicians Jim Harris and Lonnie […]

Ivory Blog

Craigslist: Elephant Haters or Lovers?

by Mark Molloy

  Thought Craigslist was a harmless forum for posting local classifieds? Think again. A report published this spring by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reported finding that $1.5 million worth of ivory was available for sale on Craigslist at one time, with an estimate of $15 million […]

Greyhound Blog

Running for their Lives

by Melyssa Holk

End Greyhound Races at Macau’s Canidrome. Today, hundreds of greyhounds are enslaved at the Macau Canidrome, which is Asia’s only greyhound racetrack. These dogs endure lives of abuse and neglect in between racing, and suffer constant injury during the races. Worst of all, any dog that does not perform well enough in the races is […]

Orca Blog

Beyond Blackfish to Salvation in a Sanctuary?

by Web Team

  Gabriela Cowperthwaite didn’t anticipate that directing Blackfish would propel orcas … let alone the documentary … into the center of such a huge anti-captivity cyclone. But it did. The 2013 film focuses on the captivity of Tilikum, an orca involved in the deaths of three human individuals, and the consequences of keeping orcas in […]

SA Blog

Spiritual Veganism

by Lisa Levinson

    IDA invites you to explore veganism as a spiritual practice at our 6th annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philly on September 19th and to enjoy this Sustainable Activism Blog on “Spiritual Veganism” by guest blogger and Quantum Buddhist Greg Lawson. For information about the upcoming retreat, please visit us here. “To become vegetarian […]

IDA India Blog

Quick Update on Chini & Babies

by Naina Athale

  You may have seen the story of the new dog mum thrown outside our IDA India Center’s gate with her five babies a few days ago. Luckily, besides our regular crew of staff and volunteers, another committed volunteer who does not want to be named, came in specifically to help out with all of […]

Moran Market SK Blog

South Korea: Stop Torturing Dogs for Dinner!

by Stephanie Hillman

  Another year of Boknal Days “celebrations” have come to a close in South Korea. Yet again, these “celebrations” have claimed thousands of dogs who were all beaten, tortured, brutally killed and then eaten. Even more distressing is the reality that such atrocities persist throughout the year in South Korea. One infamous market, Seongnam Moran […]