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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 […]

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Fundraising Your Way!

by Bob Price

Fundraising Your Way! With the launch of In Defense of Animals new crowd funding site “Sanctuary Superstars,” you can go from IDA supporter to IDA fundraiser with just a few clicks. We give you all the tools necessary to fundraise for our rescue shelter, Hope Animals Sanctuary; all while hosting events, celebrating occasions, or just […]

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Don’t Just Be a Star… Be a Sanctuary Superstar!

by Bob Price

Don’t Just Be a Star… Be a Sanctuary Superstar! “How can I help?” is a question we get asked a lot, and the answer has never been as easy or as fun to answer as right now. We have been busy working behind the scenes to build Sanctuary Superstars, a brand new tool to put […]

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Sugar & Spice & All Things Nice

by Fleur Dawes

  That’s what puppy girls are made of! Sugar’s mom, a Lhasa mix, was literally dumped outside the IDA India Center front gate with her babies. Sugar, her mother, and her siblings were given lots of loving care while awaiting new homes. Now Sugar has been adopted by a lovely couple from Borivili in Mumbai. She is the second […]

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Champ’s Candlelight Vigil

by Doll Stanley

Candlelight Vigil for Champ Held By now you’ve likely heard of Champ, the dog from Houlka, Mississippi who was mercilessly attached to the back of his keeper’s pickup truck and dragged down the road as two youths, one the grandson of the driver, videoed from the bed of the truck as they laughed.  Luckily, the […]

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Zoologist Moves to Morocco and Goes to the Dogs

by Haley Anderson

  Animals in Morocco face many threats, many from humans. One man, however, has decided to intervene. Zoologist Karl Scarr, along with his wife, Sally, couldn’t stand idly by while so many animals were being mistreated. Opening an animal sanctuary, Scarr prioritized the many dogs in need above his own comfort by building the dogs’ […]

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Say NO to GPS Hound Tracking

by Tiphani Davis

  Hound hunting of deer and other animals has always been controversial for its inhumane practices, and yet, it is a current practice of many deer hunters. Often, instinct takes over and hounds are lost from their humans and in some instances are never found. An amendment to the Mammal Hunting Code of Regulation 265 […]