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It’s a Miracle That Masti is Alive

by Naina Athale

  It was a stroke of luck that two IDA India management team staffers happened to spot a tiny kitten running for his life across lanes of approaching traffic, with a motorcycle just missing him by inches! They immediately pulled to a stop from the opposite side of the road and bravely jumped out to […]

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Goodbye Dear Chase

by Bob Price

Goodbye Dear Chase Rescue personnel at In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in rural Grenada, Mississippi were alerted by local animal advocates about a young dog who had apparently been dumped in a remote part of the county. Immediately, it was clear that this pup had a severe and life threatening case of mange. […]

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Who Saved Who?

by Nadia Schilling

Who Saved Who? Sometimes a story just touches your heart and it’s truly a case of “Who saved who?”… At a specialized brain trauma treatment facility in Massachusetts, where men come to heal and become more independent, the newest resident was not responding to conventional therapy. The director of the center had tried for weeks […]

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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, debbie@idausa.org 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.   […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]