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A Beautiful Voice for Animals Silenced

by Anita Carswell

Virginia Handley was a remarkable woman known by many of the IDA staff and volunteers. Rather than write one summary trying to capture who she was and what she did, we’re choosing instead to share with you a couple of the warm remembrances of her closest colleagues and friends. She was best known for her […]

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THE SURVIVOR

by Robin Dorman

South Korea’s Moran Market conjures up any bustling farmers’ market—thronged with shoppers, talking and bargaining, all very lively and cheery. But on the days when the entire folk market is open, days that end in 4 and 9, more street vendors are on site, stationed beneath colorful umbrella stands (selling everything from veggies to clothes […]

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Community Cat Shelter Instructions

by Eric Phelps

If you’ve trap-neuter-returned (TNR) feral or friendly cats, here is a great way to provide them with a shelter to hunker down in on cold nights. These shelters are inexpensive, and easy to build. What you’ll need: -Sterilite 18 gallon and 30 gallon containers -drill with large bit -scissors -permanent marker -5″ paper plate -jab […]

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Record Turnout for Ringling Demo!

by Deborah Robinson

We want to give a big thanks to all of the IDA supporters who helped make our Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus protest on opening night in Brooklyn, NY, a raging success! Hundreds of advocates joined IDA and a coalition of animal protection, student, and political organizations to protest Ringling on February 20th, […]

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Dogs in South Korea Need You!

by Robin Dorman

In the margins of an unfathomable existence—in dog farms, slaughterhouses, butcher shops, “health” food stores, among other wretched places, with their smell of human injustice and cruelty, dogs in South Korea are subjected to the most unimaginable suffering until their last breath. Huddled together in filthy cages or on unforgiving slabs of cold cement, gripped […]

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Farewell to an Animal Rights Legend

by Anita Carswell

The world’s animals and animal rights activists lost one of their most incredibly tenacious and dedicated defenders last week. David Hayden was known and loved by many. He was one of those rare individuals who didn’t have many detractors. He was universally respected and considered an oasis of stability and strength in an often violent […]

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Lonely Abandoned Rabbit Rescued by IDA Staff

by Anita Carswell

In order to start the new year with a bang  (or a hop, as luck would have it), it seems that IDA’s Guardian Campaign Director, Anita Carswell, was fated to rescue and become the guardian of yet another rabbit, along with her partner, IDA’s all purpose fix-it and build-it man, Brendan Montgomerie. The call came […]