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Rescued from Abuse… But Still Fighting for Life

by Bob Price

  Heartworm in dogs is an often lethal affliction. Untreated, spaghetti-like roundworms grow and work their way through the chambers of dogs’ hearts and into the arteries of their lungs, killing the poor victims as their hearts struggle and eventually fail to meet their bodies’ need for blood. Heartworm is a serious and scary affliction, […]

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Tight Squeeze: Dog Rescue in India

by IDA India

The morning was proceeding like any other at our In Defense of Animals India Center until the moment a member of our team received a call from the Navi Mumbai Fire Brigade; an animal was stuck in a narrow gutter pipe at the huge Siemens Company compound in nearby Airoli. A security guard had been […]

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Thirty-one Dogs

by Bob Price

Thirty-one dogs at Hope Animal Sanctuary urgently need medical treatment. Thirty-one beautiful dogs – all of whom we rescued from horrific abuse and neglect – have tested heart-worm-positive.  They require costly emergency treatment to cure them so they can be welcomed into forever homes. There’s Annie Mae, found abandoned and dazed by the side of […]

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See Bikol and Gabby today!

by Karin Cereghino

In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue saved its first orphaned babies, Bikol and Gabby, in December 1999 and January 2000, respectively. Prior to that time, we had only rescued adults, who had also been orphaned by the illegal ape meat trade, then sold into captivity and inhumanely caged or chained for decades. […]

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Suffering Cat in India Saved!

by IDA India

  This beautiful ginger striped cat was found suffering in a bad way in a garden in Dadar, Mumbai, by In Defense of Animals India trustee, Ms. Goodicia. The malnourished little cat was drooling and salivating, and would not even eat. Our cat team was deployed and caught the little cat and brought her to […]

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Meet Veer!

by Fleur Dawes

  Veer, which is Hindi for “brave,” is the name we at In Defense of Animals India have aptly given to a 3-4 year-old Labrador, who was found listless and depressed by a highway on the outskirts of Mumbai between Dombivili and Kalyan. He was spotted by Mr. Hoshang Billimoria, an animal activist, who contacted us at the IDA […]