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Welcome Gnala

by Web Team

Just before Christmas, IDA-Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon, Africa welcomed a new baby orphan. Gnala, pronounced “Nya-la,” is just a little more than a year old. She was surrendered to IDA-Africa staff in a town a few hours from the Center. An affluent man in the town initiated contact with IDA-Africa for the […]

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Henry & Hillary

by Doll Stanley

In June of last year, IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) received several pleas for help with starving puppies at a residence in a rural area near Grenada, Mississippi. When sanctuary staff arrived at the residence, which was littered with garbage and old appliances, they were greeted by nine emaciated puppies, who were clearly from two […]

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Shadow the Horse Rescued by HAS

by Doll Stanley

Recently, IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) received a call from the Grenada County Sheriff’s Office. They were investigating a report of a dead dog at a residence when they discovered a severely emaciated horse. HAS Operations Manager Sharon Stone and Maintenance Manager Kenny Harrison responded to the plea for assistance. When they arrived at the […]

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Dogs Rescued

by Doll Stanley

Tragic Hoarding Case in Tallahatchie On September 30, IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) Operations Manager Sharon Stone received a call from a woman alerting her to an existing hoarding situation where one resident had died and another had been removed from the residence by authorities. Subsequent to that call, she received two more calls reporting […]

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In Defense of Animals Rescues Dogs from Horrific Conditions

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doll Stanley, doll@idausa.org, (662) 809-4483 In Defense of Animals Rescues Dogs from Horrific Conditions Grenada, Miss. (October 6, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) in Grenada, Mississippi, responded to a plea for help last week with more than a […]

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Romeo Finds Love After Lifelong Neglect

by Web Team

In mid August, Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) Director Doll Stanley received a late evening text asking for advice regarding a dog with a wound. After several texts, Doll was still up worrying about the dog, but the person who contacted her went to sleep. The next morning she pursued the concern. After more text messages, […]

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Grenada County Horses Rescued from Certain Death

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grenada County Horses Rescued from Certain Death Contact: Doll Stanley, 662-809-4483, doll@idausa.org Grenada, Miss. (September 18, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) in Grenada, Mississippi, rescued eight severely emaciated horses in Grenada County on Tuesday. HAS received a report of […]

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Miracle in India

by IDA India

Here is another great rescue story from IDA-India. It’s a story first of horror and despair, then of miraculous joy and recovery. Late one recent evening, IDA-India’s Turbhe Rescue Center in Mumbai, received a distressing call about a female dog who was found semi-conscious and unable to move. Rescuers picked her up and brought her […]

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In Defense of Animals Offers $2500 Reward in Drive-by Shooting of Rescued Horse

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doll Stanley, (662) 809-4483, doll@idausa.org In Defense of Animals Offers $2500 Reward in Drive-by Shooting of Rescued Horse Grenada, Miss. (July 8, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) in Carroll County, Miss., is offering a reward of $2,500 for […]

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Montgomery County Couple Sentenced for Starvation of Dogs

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doll Stanley, 662-809-4483, doll@idausa.org In Defense of Animals Applauds Justice Court Ruling Montgomery County Couple Sentenced for Starvation of Dogs Montgomery County, Miss. – In Defense of Animals, “IDA” an international non-profit animal advocacy, applauds the June 13, 2012 ruling of Montgomery County Justice Court Judge, Larry Bamberg in a case […]