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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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24 U.S. Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Executed Help Us Save the Rest

by Doll Stanley

  At least 24 of 140 bomb-detecting sniffing dogs have been executed in Kuwait by a US security company.  The retirement of canine officers, military or otherwise, should be of the utmost importance to a society that values its animals and its protectors, making news of this treachery and abuse enraging. These dogs were civilian […]

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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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See Massamba at Rest!

by Karin Cereghino

  At In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Rescue, the chimpanzees receive a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack along with breakfast and dinner. After his 2pm snack, fourteen-year-old Massamba finds some shade for a little relaxation. Massamba’s rescue was set in motion when he was confiscated by Angolan authorities after he was orphaned and taken […]

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Kiki Jackson’s Stress-Free Life

by Karin Cereghino

  Beautiful 32-year-old Kiki Jackson came to In Defense of Animals – Africa‘s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue in June 2000. Nearly having died of starvation, he was rescued by us after living in a concrete cell at a resort hotel for at least 14 years, as the “property” of the Cameroon Board of Tourism. Although he […]