24 U.S. Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Executed Help Us Save the Rest

by Doll Stanley

  At least 24 of 140 bomb-detecting sniffing dogs have been executed in Kuwait by a US security company.  The retirement of canine officers, military or otherwise, should be of the utmost importance to a society that values its animals and its protectors, making news of this treachery and abuse enraging. These dogs were civilian […]


Shut down Russia’s ‘Animal Concentration Camps’!

by Web Team

  In April, concerned locals and animal advocates were finally allowed to enter Bano Eco, an animal “shelter” in the Veshnyaky district of Moscow. What they discovered there was like a scene from a horror film; dogs and cats buried in mass graves; newborn animals suffocated and disposed of in plastic bags in rooms where […]


Two Dogs Starved and Dumped One Dog Dies in Our Arms

by Doll Stanley

A couple of weeks ago, Hope Animal Sanctuary responded to a call from a member of the public who found a pair of emaciated female dogs left for dead in Pontotoc, Mississippi. The dogs were in such a severely distressed condition, it is a miracle they hadn’t already died. Their poor bodies had eaten every […]


5 Dogs SAVED from Dog Meat Slaughterhouse Jaws of Death

by Fleur Dawes

  The air was thick with the overpowering smell of fear. On the filthy slaughterhouse floor were buckets filled with lifeless skulls. The brave rescuers steeled themselves for the job they’d come to do: to rescue as many dogs as possible from certain death. And that death promised to be vicious, slow, and painful, for […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]