New Director for Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS)

by Nadia Schilling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Debbie Clark, Operations Director of Hope Animal Sanctuary, (662) 392-8939, New Director for Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS)   Doll Stanley continues to advocate for Mississippi’s animals Grenada, Mississippi (September, 17 2015) – In Defense of Animals is pleased to announce the following changes at Hope Animal Sanctuary, located in Grenada, Mississippi.   […]

HAS Blog

Please Spay and Neuter!

by Bob Price

  Every year, literally hundreds of thousands of unwanted and discarded animals are killed in shelters across the country. Sadly, all of these deaths would be largely preventable if people would make the responsible decision to have their companions spayed or neutered. The procedures are harmless, widely available at no or reduced cost, and promote […]

IDA India Blog

Meet Dimdim and Espy

by IDA India

  Late in June, our managing committee member, Priya, received a call about three little abandoned pups in Vikhroli, Mumbai who needed rescue. Priya coordinated with all the animal groups she knew and Navin, a concerned animal lover, reached the initial caller who had taken charge of the pups. He was told a horror story […]

IDA India Blog

Quick Update on Chini & Babies

by Naina Athale

  You may have seen the story of the new dog mum thrown outside our IDA India Center’s gate with her five babies a few days ago. Luckily, besides our regular crew of staff and volunteers, another committed volunteer who does not want to be named, came in specifically to help out with all of […]

IDA Africa Blog

Meet Bouboule!

by Sheri Speede

  Eighteen-year-old Bouboule, like all the other chimpanzees at Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center in Cameroon’s Mbargue Forest, was orphaned as an infant by poachers who killed his family to supply the illegal, but thriving, commercial bushmeat trade. He has lived at Sanaga-Yong Center since 2000 when IDA-Africa found him tied by his waist behind a village […]

Ida India Blog

Meet Diamond

by Naina Athale

  Diamond was dumped outside our IDA India center’s gate, literally! She was a tiny little fluff of fur when she came in and now is a healthy queen of all she surveys! We have worked hard to set up a good chain of foster homes, with some of them paid and some done on […]

IDA India Blog

Introducing Compassionate Children’s Club

by Naina Athale

  A major goal at IDA India is always to help the next generation become kind and compassionate, and so our staff created the “Compassionate Children’s Club” to instill in children sensitivity and consideration for animals, as well as interest in the cause of animal welfare. We are busy preparing easy-to-perform and enjoyable activities like […]