Veterinary Visit for Chimpanzee Emma

by IDA Africa

  Emma was rescued by IDA Africa and brought to our Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue in the spring of 2002 when she was one-year-old. She had been caged behind a restaurant and illegally kept as pet. Today, Emma has a proper social group of twenty chimpanzees who share a 20-acre forested enclosure at our sanctuary. Recently, […]


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. […]


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 […]


Dogs and Cats Killed at Yulin Festival Memorialized

by Julie Rojas

  June 30th marked the last day of the Yulin Festival where approximately 10,000 dogs and cats are tortured and slaughtered based on the  erroneous belief that the more an animal suffers, the more health benefits and “good luck” the consumer receives.   In Defense of Animals  participated in the Worldwide Vigil for 10,000 Candles for Yulin […]


See Aaron & Boumba Today!

by Karin Cereghino

  Sixteen-year-olds Aaron and Boumba are both very sweet- natured boys. They are of the same chimpanzee subspecies and have lived in the same social group at In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue since soon after their confiscation from different locations more than 14 years ago. They were both housed temporarily by […]


A Quest to Save the Soul of the Ocean

by Bob Price

  For many years, In Defense of Animals has blazed a trail – identifying, exposing, and campaigning to make a better life for elephants confined and abused in circuses and zoos – and protecting them in the wild. Most recently, we helped to end the Ringling Bros Circus’ incessant transport of elephants and the cruel […]


Please Join Us for Our 6th Annual Run/Walk for Animals!

by IDA India

  Every dollar raised goes to help animals! What: RUN/WALK IN DEFENSE OF ANIMALS-5K When: Sunday, 11th Sept’ 16 at 7 am Where: St. Marlo Country Club 7765 St. Marlo Country Club Pkwy Duluth, GA 30097 Click here to register.  The Run/Walk starts at 8 AM sharp. Run timed by “Fast Race Services”. We […]