39 Days of Rescue – Paul

by Bob Price

  I’m Paul! Hi! I’m Paul. I was just a baby when rescuers working with In Defense of Animals saved me. They took me away from the scary place that killed dogs like me for meat. My rescuers have decided to nickname me ‘Lover Boy’ because I can’t stop giving them millions of kisses. It’s […]


39 Days of Rescue – Surprise

by Bob Price

  I’m Surprise! Hi! My name is Surprise. They call me Surprise because no one was ever expecting me. My mom was abandoned in a rural neighborhood where she wandered around going up to houses only to be turned away. Some people were angry for no reason and even threw stuff at her. She was […]


39 Days of Rescue – Jake

by Bob Price

  I’m Jake! Hi, my name is Jake. I lived with the same family for 8 years and then my papa guardian suddenly passed away. My mama guardian felt like she could not care for me anymore so she called In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary and asked the people there  if I could […]


39 Days of Rescue – Denise

by Bob Price

  I’m Denise! My story starts with when I was living outdoors near a convenience store off of the dangerous and busy interstate. I was skinny and malnourished. A very sweet woman from In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary stopped one day to get some gas and I ran up to see if she […]


39 Days of Rescue – Shadow

by Bob Price

I’m Shadow! My name is Shadow, and I am about 10 years old, and I am slowly going blind. Because of this, my previous guardians decided that they just didn’t want me anymore. It was heartbreaking! Luckily for me, the staff at In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary took me in and set me […]


39 Days of Rescue – Gypsy

by Bob Price

  I’m Gypsy! I am only about 1 1/2 years old, and despite being very young, I have an old injury to my leg that causes me to walk with a limp. The people responsible for me didn’t want me anymore and didn’t want to take me to the vet either. Because of my disability […]


Mail Carrier to the Rescue!

by Sharon Stone

  While delivering mail on her daily route, a rural mail carrier saw a very thin, young puppy all alone way out on a rural road.  She simply could not leave him there in that condition, and without any signs of help nearby,  so she called In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary and asked […]