CAMPAIGNS

DIRECT CARE & RESCUE

image

Animals Are Our Neighbors and Companions

by Doll Stanley

In Defense of Animals’ Justice for Animals Campaign- has begun a series of presentations to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta. The first presentation, on June 22nd, reached 60 boys and girls attending the Boys and Girls Club of Lexington, Mississippi. The presentation to the children included information on caring for their […]

Doll-Meets-With-PA-on-Tilly-Case_b

Tilly the Cat Slaying Case

by Doll Stanley

  Prosecuting Attorney in the Tilly the Cat Slaying Case to Receive Vital Feedback  The trial of Jody Cothron, “suspected” slayer of Tilly, a cat sheltered by the Brookhaven, Mississippi animal shelter is nearing.  Trial is set for this upcoming Tuesday, June 28th and outrage over Tilly’s brutal and shocking death is still thick in […]

woundedhealedblog

A Horrible Accident!

by IDA India

  This was a difficult case for our In Defense of Animals India Turbhe center. This poor dog met with an accident at Belapur railway station and had her leg completely crushed and dismembered. She was brought to us in an unconscious state after losing a lot of blood. She was taken up on the table for an […]

image

Dog Killed in Death Oven

by Doll Stanley

  Earlier this week, In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary received a disturbing message. Sanctuary friend and supporter, Celina Hayward reported a metal dog box on the side of Nat G. Trout Road in Grenada, County, Mississippi with a dog inside. HAS staff were dispatched immediately and were prepared to recover the dog. What […]

dog-shot-in-face_b

Mississippi Man Shoots Neighbor’s Dog in the Face

by Doll Stanley

  Last week in Greenwood, Mississippi, a man walked down the street with his 12 gage shotgun, went into his neighbors’ yard, drew his weapon and shot a gentle and kind family dog in the face. A witness saw Malamute-Siberian Husky mix Luke run crying into the woods while the shooter held his weapon to […]

Yulin-SF-demo_b

It’s Time to Stop Yulin!

by Bob Price

  Every year, thousands of dogs are  tortured and killed at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The mass butchering will begin next week, Tuesday June 21, 2016. On Monday, In Defense of Animals joined forces with Care2 to rally to put an end to the Yulin Festival. Over 100 activists gathered in front of the […]

Yulin-Dog-Meat-Festival-blo

Yulin Festival Dogs Remembered

by Anita Carswell

  Today, thousands of dogs are being tortured and killed at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. We are sad and angry, and had hoped to see a change of fortune for these terribly unfortunate dogs. Despite our best efforts and those of dedicated millions of concerned people worldwide, including some amazing Chinese activists, […]

image

Free to Good Home is a Red Flag!

by Bob Price

  Whenever we see the advertisement of  “free to good home” it immediately sets off alarm bells. Many times these animals offered as “free to good home” by well meaning but naïve people will find themselves in situations both dire and cruel. Unethical and abusive animal testing labs have been known to round up as […]

IDA-India--Accident-Case

Sweet Dog, Chap, Released After Life-Saving Amputation

by IDA India

  A very lucky dog was recently admitted to our IDA India Center, Deonar Mumbai, after being the victim of an accident somewhere on the streets, with the details unknown. His leg was severely damaged, and, to save his life, the doctors at our Center had to amputate. Sweet Chap stayed with us for more than two months during […]

dog-meat-blog

Act Now to End China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival!

by Melissa Flower

  China’s infamous Yulin Dog Meat Festival is set to begin June 21. Thousands of dogs and cats will be crammed into cages, tortured and killed, all for human consumption. Some will be snatched from loving homes. The “festival” garners national and international condemnation, yet millions of dogs and cats endure the same extreme cruelty […]