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Dogs and Cats Killed at Yulin Festival Memorialized

by Julie Rojas

  June 30th marked the last day of the Yulin Festival where approximately 10,000 dogs and cats are tortured and slaughtered based on the  erroneous belief that the more an animal suffers, the more health benefits and “good luck” the consumer receives.   In Defense of Animals  participated in the Worldwide Vigil for 10,000 Candles for Yulin […]

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See Aaron & Boumba Today!

by Karin Cereghino

  Sixteen-year-olds Aaron and Boumba are both very sweet- natured boys. They are of the same chimpanzee subspecies and have lived in the same social group at In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue since soon after their confiscation from different locations more than 14 years ago. They were both housed temporarily by […]

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A Quest to Save the Soul of the Ocean

by Bob Price

  For many years, In Defense of Animals has blazed a trail – identifying, exposing, and campaigning to make a better life for elephants confined and abused in circuses and zoos – and protecting them in the wild. Most recently, we helped to end the Ringling Bros Circus’ incessant transport of elephants and the cruel […]

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Please Join Us for Our 6th Annual Run/Walk for Animals!

by IDA India

  Every dollar raised goes to help animals! What: RUN/WALK IN DEFENSE OF ANIMALS-5K When: Sunday, 11th Sept’ 16 at 7 am Where: St. Marlo Country Club 7765 St. Marlo Country Club Pkwy Duluth, GA 30097 Click here to register. http://www.active.com/duluth-ga/running/distance-running-races/run-in-defense-of-animals-2016  The Run/Walk starts at 8 AM sharp. Run timed by “Fast Race Services”. We […]

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Blind Cat Falls Into Our Hearts

by IDA India

  Tia the cat was born blind. She was taken care of by a kind elderly gentleman who had helped many animals over the years. One day, a few months ago, she fell from a third floor balcony and was brought to IDA India’s Deonar Center for emergency care. Our veterinarians treated her leg injuries, […]

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Three Horses Saved From Starvation

by Sharon Stone

Last month, In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary received a call concerning three horses who were so thin that the caller feared they would soon die of starvation. From the description, our sanctuary Operations Manager Sharon Stone realized the horses’ “guardians” were a family that had been previously investigated for horse neglect. Aided by […]