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Yulin Festival Dogs Remembered

by Anita Carswell

  Today, thousands of dogs are being tortured and killed at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. We are sad and angry, and had hoped to see a change of fortune for these terribly unfortunate dogs. Despite our best efforts and those of dedicated millions of concerned people worldwide, including some amazing Chinese activists, […]

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What Does Abortion Have to Do with Animal Agriculture?

by Dr. Will Tuttle

  What Does Abortion Have to Do with Animal Agriculture? Where do you stand on abortion? How about animal agriculture? These two hot topics are not as separate as they may seem. Read this eye-opening guest blog by international speaker and “The World Peace Diet” author Dr. Will Tuttle Ph.D. One of the most persistent […]

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Kids Will be Kids All Over the World!

by Karin Cereghino

  Here you can see Kimbang and Gnala having some fun at In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue in Cameroon’s Mbargue Forest. Kimbang and Gnala were orphaned and taken captive by poachers, then confiscated by authorities working in collaboration with IDA-Africa in 2014. Video courtesy of Sanaga-Yong volunteer Karena Tilt

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See Manni and Kanoa Today!

by Karin Cereghino

Adult female Manni and five-year-old Kanoa were both orphaned as infants when poachers killed their families.  They now live in the same social group at In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon’s Mbargue Forest. Kanoa was confiscated during the arrest of a dealer in June 2012, when he was only […]

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“Gods in Shackles” is a Must See!

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

Gods in Shackles is a game-changing documentary for elephants. This film exposes the brutal exploitation suffered by thousands of temple elephants used for Southern India’s glamorous cultural and religious festivals. If you are in the Los Angeles area on June 19th, please come out to support this important documentary film. More info can be found […]

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Justice for Harambe – Shot by the Cincinnati Zoo

by Ryan Murphy

  Caged and killed. These words describe Harambe’s life and now his death. Just one day after celebrating his 17th birthday, on May 28th, Harambe was gunned down after a boy slipped into the gorilla’s confined enclosure. This incident shows how dangerous zoos can be for humans, as well as animals. This was a tragic […]

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Free to Good Home is a Red Flag!

by Bob Price

  Whenever we see the advertisement of  “free to good home” it immediately sets off alarm bells. Many times these animals offered as “free to good home” by well meaning but naïve people will find themselves in situations both dire and cruel. Unethical and abusive animal testing labs have been known to round up as […]

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Sweet Dog, Chap, Released After Life-Saving Amputation

by IDA India

  A very lucky dog was recently admitted to our IDA India Center, Deonar Mumbai, after being the victim of an accident somewhere on the streets, with the details unknown. His leg was severely damaged, and, to save his life, the doctors at our Center had to amputate. Sweet Chap stayed with us for more than two months during […]

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Act Now to End China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival!

by Melissa Flower

  China’s infamous Yulin Dog Meat Festival is set to begin June 21. Thousands of dogs and cats will be crammed into cages, tortured and killed, all for human consumption. Some will be snatched from loving homes. The “festival” garners national and international condemnation, yet millions of dogs and cats endure the same extreme cruelty […]