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Taxi Full of Stolen Dogs Intercepted in Vietnam

by Melissa Flower

  Families with dog and cat companions throughout Vietnam have to remain vigilant at all times. Thieves, usually on motorbike, are known to be operating throughout the country poisoning, electrocuting and stealing both stray and companion dogs and cats to sell for the dog and cat meat trade. Most recently, a group of such thieves […]

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Petition Dog Dragging Sentencing

by Doll Stanley

$1000 Fine for Dragging Dog Behind Pickup is NOT Enough! Let the Judge Know We Want Real Justice We’ve heard, and seen the brutal treatment Champ, the dog, received at the hands of his so-called “guardian,” filmed as he was dragged by the neck, resisting and crying, until the truck stopped and witnesses intervened. Within […]

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Give Thanks for Humane Dog Control in India!

by Haley Anderson

  India is home to millions of street dogs. It is almost impossible to get an accurate count, but the World Health Organization has estimated the number at approximately 25 million. That’s a lot of dogs. Attempting to manage the number and health of so many dogs is a large undertaking. Add various human-dog conflicts […]

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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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Vigil for Tilly – Slain Cat

by Doll Stanley

  For Immediate Release Contact: Doll Stanley, doll@idausa.org, (662) 809-4483 Images: http://bit.ly/TillyPics COURTHOUSE VIGIL FOR STRONGER ANIMAL PROTECTION LAWS AS CAT KILLER IS SENTENCED Activists gather as brutal cat killer is sentenced Brookhaven, MS (May 3, 2016) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that runs the Justice for Animals Campaign in […]

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India Bans Import of Dogs for Breeding

by Haley Anderson

  As India experiences one of the hottest summers on record, the Director General of Foreign Trade just took a positive step forward to protect dogs in India by banning the import of dogs for breeding. While the street dogs of India are able to endure the heat, many purebred dogs, such as Siberian huskies, […]

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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 […]

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Stop Mass Dog Killings in Quetta

by Melissa Flower

  There are millions of stray dogs roaming the streets of the world. While many enjoy freedom and the care of humans, others struggle to survive and are often the target of extreme cruelty. Such is the case with the murderous “culls” happening currently in Quetta, a city in Pakistan. Here, there is regular conflict […]