39 Days of Rescue – Gypsy

by Bob Price

  I’m Gypsy! I am only about 1 1/2 years old, and despite being very young, I have an old injury to my leg that causes me to walk with a limp. The people responsible for me didn’t want me anymore and didn’t want to take me to the vet either. Because of my disability […]


Who Will Let the Dogs Out? Winona Mayor Locked in Pound needs $3,000 “Adoption” Fee

by Fleur Dawes

WHO WILL LET THE DOGS OUT? WINONA MAYOR LOCKED IN POUND NEEDS $3,000 “ADOPTION” FEE In Defense of Animals starts fund with $1,000 Contact: Doll Stanley,, (662) 809-4483 Images: Winona, MS (November 22, 2016) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, and […]


Judge Unjustly Reverses Guilty Ruling

by Doll Stanley

  On November 3, 2016, Judge Howell Beech of Jones County Justice Court found George Moffett of Moselle, Mississippi, guilty of willfully not taking his dog for veterinary care when he discovered that she had been horribly injured. Her bottom jaw hung lifelessly to her face, rendering her unable to eat or drink. The dog, […]


12,000 Call on Grenada County Sheriff to Bring Sick Animal Abuser to Justice

by Fleur Dawes

  12,000 CALL ON GRENADA COUNTY SHERIFF TO BRING SICK ANIMAL ABUSER TO JUSTICE Stricter Enforcement of Animal Protection Laws Urgently Needed in Grenada County Contact: Doll Stanley,, (662) 809-4483 Images (WARNING – GRAPHIC): Grenada, MS (November 9, 2016) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that operates Hope […]


Chained Dog Left to Die

by Doll Stanley

  On July 1, 2016, In Defense of Animals – Justice for Animals Campaign received a report that a Grenada County, Mississippi dog had been starved to death.  The caller, a close friend of our campaign’s director, Doll Stanley, said the neighbor across the street had moved and the neighbor beside the vacant residence discovered […]


Animal Advocate in the Spotlight!

by Erica Calderon

  Here at In Defense of Animals, we are excited to announce Pamela Joyce as our Animal Advocate in the spotlight for the month of November. Pam has been a dedicated member of IDA since 2014. She is a retired young senior who lives in Texas with her three rescued cats Mai, Thai, and Jersey. […]


Poll Reveals Majority of South Koreans Stand Against Dog Meat

by Fleur Dawes

POLL REVEALS MAJORITY OF SOUTH KOREANS STAND AGAINST DOG MEAT Yet many are unaware of brutal killing methods  Contact: Fleur Dawes,, (+1) 415-448-0048, (+44) 751-582-1141 Images: Seoul, South Korea (November 2, 2016) – Public opposition to dog meat is stronger than ever in South Korea, according to new data revealed by animal protection […]


Charge Animal Control Officer Who Allowed Kitten to Rot

by Doll Stanley

  Virginia Animal Control Officer, Raymond Merkh, has been charged with two felony counts for the cruel deaths of two animals entrusted to his care. Merkh is accused of neglecting veterinary care for two animals, a kitten and a Jack Russell Terrier who suffered for extended periods, languishing in their filthy cages and eventually they […]


Seven Lives Saved, More to Go!

by Bob Price

  Thanks to generous donations from In Defense of Animals supporters from across the country and around the world, seven dogs have escaped the macabre deaths that awaited them in the bloody dog meat markets of South Korea. Without your support for our intervention in collaboration with dedicated Korean activists, all seven would have been […]


Jindo Update

by Bob Price

  In June of this year, seven very fortunate and grateful dogs were plucked from the literal jaws of death of the cruel Asian dog-meat trade and transported across the globe to In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in rural Mississippi. There they received food and water, veterinary care, and most importantly, the love […]