Help the Slaughterhouse 5 Plus 2!

by Bob Price

  In late June, five dogs boarded an airplane in South Korea, and headed to their safety in the United States. Barbara, Billy, Paul, Valencia, and Kurt were met at the Atlanta airport by In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary staff and driven the five hours to our sanctuary in Mississippi. A month later, […]


SAVED! Ronaldo the Pig is NOT a Wedding Feast!

by Karin Cereghino

  The little pig was on his way to a wedding feast in the West Region of Cameroon, Africa, kept alive only so his meat wouldn’t spoil in the hot equatorial sun. Carried upside down with his front and back legs tied together around a sturdy wooden pole, he had already endured several hours, and […]


Más de 200 animales fueron con éxito tratados en Mariato escuela de Spay Panama

by Fleur Dawes

MÁS DE 200 ANIMALES FUERON CON ÉXITO TRATADOS EN MARIATO ESCUELA DE SPAY PANAMA Imágenes: Contacto: Patty Chan, (507) 261-5542 Mariato, Panamá (4 de octubre, 2016) – Un grupo de bienestar animal patrocinado por el gobierno, Spay Panama, ha tratado a más de 200 perros y gatos locales en el distrito de Mariato, […]


Over 200 Animals Successfully Treated

by Fleur Dawes

OVER 200 ANIMALS SUCCESSFULLY TREATED IN MARIATO SCHOOL BY SPAY PANAMA   Images: Contact: Patty Chan, (507) 261-5542 Mariato, Panama (October 4, 2016) – Government-sponsored animal welfare group, Spay Panama, has treated over 200 local dogs and cats in the District of Mariato, Republic of Panama. The initiative was led by Mariato local […]


Great News for African Elephants!

by Laura Bridgeman

Twenty-nine African nations seeking to stop the devastating losses of elephants to poachers have successfully stopped a proposal that, if passed, would have ignited the resumption of international trade in elephant ivory. This victory for elephants is happening at the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) Conference of […]


After 4 Long Years, Skeeter Finally Gets a Home!

by Sharon Stone

  Skeeter has lived at In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary for four long years.  He was extremely shy, which made finding the perfect home for him a bit of a challenge. Finally, when one family saw Skeeter listed on an adoption site, they just knew he was the dog they wanted.  When they […]


Save a Life Today!

by Erica Calderon

  Here at In Defense of Animals, we take pride in how many animals we have rescued and found homes for, as well as those who live at Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) in Mississippi. While we are always busy saving dogs right here in Mississippi, we also recently saved five otherwise doomed dogs, Valencia, Billy, […]


Lucky Dog Meat Survivor Finds a New Home

by Erica Calderon

  Here at In Defense of Animals, we are so pleased that so many members have made generous donations to support our rescue of five dogs who were saved from the brink of death for dog meat – the Slaughterhouse Five. Thanks to your support, we were able to save an additional two dogs after […]


Support the Slaughterhouse Five!

by Erica Calderon

  As you may know, IDA rescued five dogs from being slaughtered in South Korea this past June. Valencia, Billy, Barbara, Paul, and Kurt have escaped an awful life on death row in South Korea and are now safe at Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi until they find their forever homes. The cots to bring […]