Massachusetts Activists

by Nadia Schilling

  **Massachusetts  Activists**  Attend a Kickoff Event to Help Farmed Animals! All animals deserve their lives and their freedom. However, many of them don’t even have space to turn around or spread their wings before their lives are taken from them. In Massachusetts, our friends at Citizens for Farmed Animal Protection are inches away from […]


Consider Joining Animal Advocates Today

by Erica Calderon

We Never Give Up, Thanks to You! We are beyond ecstatic with how many members have signed up for our monthly giving program, Animal Advocates. Thank you! If you have not yet signed up, please consider joining to our impressive team of Animal Advocates who help us every day to protect, rescue and advocate for […]


Animal Advocates Program

by Erica Calderon

Make a Difference in an Animal’s Life Today! Joining our monthly giving program, Animal Advocates,  is the most cost-effective way to donate.  Your reoccurring gift each month will be worth much more than just a dollar amount. Having a consistent stream of funds will help us to better prepare for future campaigns and advocacy efforts […]


Groupon: STOP Supporting Elephant Exploitation!

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

IDA’s #8 Worst Zoo for Elephants: Monterey Zoo in Salinas, California Tell Groupon to stop supporting this sham of a sanctuary: Monterey Zoo’s Vision Quest Ranch in Salinas, California. Monterey Zoo and its Vision Quest Safari Bed and Breakfast in Salinas, California, is owned by Charlie Sammut, an exotic animal trainer. Although it claims to […]


Say NO to $20 Million Dairy Bailout

by Nadia Schilling

Say NO to $20 Million Dairy Bailout More people than ever are saying YES to healthful, plant-based dairy options, and NO to products that rely on the forced separation of mothers and babies, and brutal, short lives as living milk-machines. Instead of embracing the positive natural shift toward plant-based food, the United States Department of […]


Victory! Elephants Protected from Brutal Bullhook Abuse in California

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

On Monday, August 29, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB1062 into law to protect captive elephants from brutal bullhook abuse in California. In Defense of Animals supporters in California helped bring this crucial legislation to the Governor’s desk by making your voices heard through your many phone calls and letters. Senator Ricardo Lara first introduced […]


Can Diet Impact Spirituality?

by Lisa Levinson

Join Us to Find Out! We are often told, “You are what you eat.” We know our diet impacts our bodies, but have you ever considered that what you eat could impact you spiritually too? Dr. Gabriel Cousens, author of “Spiritual Nutrition,” empowers people to align their diets with their spiritual practices. According to Dr. […]


Defusing Drama: A Compassionate Approach to Conflict

by Lisa Levinson

  Animal activists face their fair share of conflict, which can be a source of stress and distress when it leads to drama. Activist Lorrin Maughan coaches people to help them find their most authentic and effective paths to sustainable activism and to achieve a deeper connection with other humans and non-humans, with the help […]


Become an Animal Advocate

by Erica Calderon

  Help Us Protect Animals! Join our team of Animal Advocates today! With just as little as $5/month you can join our team of devoted Animal Advocates; some of our most dedicated and loyal supporters who make a tax-deductable monthly contribution to IDA.  Monthly giving is the best way to ensure that the most of […]