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Annual Bike Ride Kicks Off Summer Fundraising Events for Animals!

by Bob Price

  When faced with so many problems and horrors of animal cruelty, we often ask ourselves, “What can I do to help?” Fortunately; the answer is easy – fundraise. Fundraising for animals is an effective, easy, and fun way to make a positive difference in the lives of abused and neglected animals around the world. […]

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Pedal Power for Pigs and Pups

by Bob Price

  Last year, animal rights activist, teacher, poet and all around great guy, Mark “Mack” Freeman pedaled his touring bike nearly 400 miles from St Louis, Missouri to In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi.  Mack spread awareness of the plight of animals suffering in factory farms and raised crucial funds to […]

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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 […]

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Two Dogs Starved and Dumped One Dog Dies in Our Arms

by Doll Stanley

A couple of weeks ago, Hope Animal Sanctuary responded to a call from a member of the public who found a pair of emaciated female dogs left for dead in Pontotoc, Mississippi. The dogs were in such a severely distressed condition, it is a miracle they hadn’t already died. Their poor bodies had eaten every […]

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5 Dogs SAVED from Dog Meat Slaughterhouse Jaws of Death

by Fleur Dawes

  The air was thick with the overpowering smell of fear. On the filthy slaughterhouse floor were buckets filled with lifeless skulls. The brave rescuers steeled themselves for the job they’d come to do: to rescue as many dogs as possible from certain death. And that death promised to be vicious, slow, and painful, for […]

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$2,500 Reward Offered to Catch Person Who Starved Two Dogs

by Sharon Stone

  $2,500 Reward Offered to Catch Person Who Starved and Dumped Two Dogs in Pontotoc County Pontotoc County, MS (June 23, 2016) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi and the Mississippi based Justice for Animals Campaign has announced a $2,500 reward for information […]