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Scotlund’s Latest Notes From The Field

by Webmaster

It never gets less painful to witness the horrific suffering that animal abuse inflicts on the helpless victims – this truth I know, having personally rescued thousands of miserable animals leading excruciating lives during the more than twenty years I have been in the field of animal protection.  I was reminded of this fact again […]

Project Hope Gives 57 Dogs & 12 Kittens a Ride Home!

by Doll Stanley

In the early morning hours of Thursday, July 22, Doll Stanley along with the rest of the Project Hope staff and with help from Lisa Martin, began loading a truck with 57 dogs and 12 kittens for another transport to Every Creature Counts (ECC) in Denver. Doll and Lisa would shoulder the responsibility of safely […]

Beware “Rescuers” Who Are Really Hoarders

by Doll Stanley

On July 10, 2010, Debbie Young, a friend of IDA-Project Hope, and three volunteers went to a Mississippi residence we had inspected on July 4. Debbie had discovered that one of our fellow rescuers was actually a hoarder. She’d tried the gentle approach to convince the individual that the animals she was keeping were in need of […]

IDA’s Renewed Vision – Tear Down The Cages!

by Webmaster

Throughout my 20 years in the animal protection field I have admired the work of In Defense of Animals, and I’m truly honored to accept the position of President of this esteemed organization. I feel very fortunate to have inherited a solid foundation created by Dr. Elliot Katz, and look forward to building on this […]

Project Hope to the Rescue!

by Doll Stanley

Everyone heard him crying. Employees from both Franklin Financial and The Great Wall Restaurant in Grenada searched for the kitten, but couldn’t figure out where the cries were coming from. Exhausted and getting desperate they called Animal Control, but no one was on duty. Then an employee remembered the nice lady in Duck Hill who […]

Milton gets a little help from Project Hope

by Doll Stanley

A few weeks ago a sanitation department worker from a neighboring county called Project Hope asking for help for a dog she’d seen on several occasions. She explained his plight and I responded. I set a trap, went for tea and very shortly thereafter received the call I was hoping for – the little matted […]

Project Hope Rescues 100 Dogs from a “Rescue”

by Doll Stanley

In late March we teamed up with the Mississippi Animal Rescue League (MARL) to help almost 100 dogs rescued from a “rescuer.” The woman involved in this case is known in Mississippi for her rescue work. One nearby town pays her a fee to accept their unwanted dogs. In reality, she was not set up […]

Project Hope’s Midnight

by Doll Stanley

On November of 2006, Project Hope’s Doll and Jeff were investigating reports of neglect of a Calhoun County horse. While investigating the complaint of the neglected horses, they stumbled across a couple of puppies on the property as well. One was thin and nearly hairless from mange and the other appeared to have already succumbed to […]

Project Hope Takes on Breeders

by Doll Stanley

Debbie Young, one of IDA’s first responders during Hurricane Katrina, was in the Jackson, MS Petsmart volunteering at an adoption drive when a young girl came in with a puppy that was way too young to be away from her mother. The puppy didn’t have any teeth and was estimated to be under four weeks […]

Project Hope Rescues 58 Animals from Hoarder.

by Doll Stanley

On Thursday, January 14, Best Friends contacted Project Hope to ask for help for a woman in Lexington, MS. The woman reported that she had about 30 dogs that she could no longer feed or care for. Project Hope’s Director, Doll contacted a vet friend, Dr. Roberts, who has helped Project Hope on many occasions. […]