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$2,500 Reward Offered In Dog Cruelty Case

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Phelps, 503-754-0977, eric@idausa.org $2,500 Reward Offered In Dog Cruelty Case Husky-mix shot through the eye with a hunting arrow Raymond, Wash. (September 18, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with a regional office in Portland, Oregon, is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading […]

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Dog Meat and the Catholic Church of South Korea

by Robin Dorman

There is a newly awakened fervor about the Catholic Church in South Korea. In February, the Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung of Seoul had the high honor of becoming one of 19 new cardinals, joining the College of Cardinals at the consistory in Rome.  He promised to “make efforts to realize Pope Francis’ vision of a […]

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South Korea’s Dog Meat Question

by Robin Dorman

According to Kim Jin-sun, the head of the South Korean organizing committee for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, Koreans don’t eat dogs. When asked about the subject this past February at the Sochi Olympics, he declared the issue “cannot be raised at Games time because there is no practice of eating dogs in Korea.” He did […]

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Pit Bull Injustice

by Robin Dorman

When photographer Lynn Terry aimed her camera at two pit bulls in a photo booth, a kind of mesmerizing magic happened. Gleeful entertainers Willis and Bumper were facing the camera, when Bumper, with his impressive tongue hanging out, turned to kiss Willis, and then turned to face the camera, both dogs wearing ridiculously clownish grins. […]

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Stop the Consumption of Dogs and Cats in Hawaii

by Robin Dorman

IDA wants to thank Hawaii legislators for nearly passing the bill that would have explicitly prohibited the slaughter or trafficking of dogs or cats for consumption. HSUS Hawaii worked with Hawaiian State Senate Committee Chair, Senator Clayton Hee, who introduced Senate Bill 2026, which was defeated on April 23rd. The bill, which established the offense […]

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Montgomery County Couple Sentenced for Starvation of Dogs

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doll Stanley, 662-809-4483, doll@idausa.org In Defense of Animals Applauds Justice Court Ruling Montgomery County Couple Sentenced for Starvation of Dogs Montgomery County, Miss. – In Defense of Animals, “IDA” an international non-profit animal advocacy, applauds the June 13, 2012 ruling of Montgomery County Justice Court Judge, Larry Bamberg in a case […]

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Bill to Ban Dog and Cat Meat Consumption Fails in Hawaii

by Robin Dorman

Senate Bill 2026, which would have protected dogs and cats, was defeated on April 23rd in the Hawaiian Legislature. Earlier this year, Hawaiian State Senate Committee Chair, Senator Clayton Hee (with HSUS Hawaii) introduced Bill 2026, which would have made the slaughter or trafficking of dogs or cats for human consumption illegal. The bill was […]

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In Defense Of Animals Adds $700 to Reward to Catch Grenada Dog Killer

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doll Stanley, doll@idausa.org, 662-809-4483 In Defense Of Animals Adds $700 to Reward to Catch Grenada Dog Killer Grenada, Miss. (April 24, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has added $700 to a reward fund seeking information leading […]

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In Defense Of Animals Offers $2500 Reward to Catch Serial Cat Killer

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Phelps, eric@idausa.org, 503-664-0001 In Defense Of Animals Offers $2500 Reward to Catch Serial Cat Killer Yonkers, N.Y. (April 25, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2500 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the deaths of […]