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Breaking News – Rescue Of 55 Monkeys From Research Lab Happening Right Now!

by Webmaster

As you read these words, I am at a toxicology laboratory in New Jersey leading the In Defense of Animals Rescue Team in an operation that defines my vision of a world with no cages. Recently 55 macaque monkeys and 118 beagles became “seized assets” when the lab went out of business and their fates […]

Beware “Rescuers” Who Are Really Hoarders

by Doll Stanley

On July 10, 2010, Debbie Young, a friend of IDA-Project Hope, and three volunteers went to a Mississippi residence we had inspected on July 4. Debbie had discovered that one of our fellow rescuers was actually a hoarder. She’d tried the gentle approach to convince the individual that the animals she was keeping were in need of […]

Join Activists Around the World for our International Day of Action for South Korean Dogs

by Webmaster

Imagine an elderly golden retriever behind the bars of a small cage; his warm brown eyes begging for your help. In the United States this dog would most likely be in a shelter waiting for his forever home, but the dog I speak of was condemned to a tortuous death in the South Korean meat […]

Could BP’s “Cure” be Killing Any Hope of a Gulf Coast Comeback?

by Webmaster

It’s been over a month since President Obama and the EPA gave BP 24 hours to stop dumping the toxic oil dispersant Corexit into the Gulf of Mexico. The decision was first reported in the Washington Post immediately after Congress heard testimony from BP’s own executives and scientists confirming our worst fears. Not only is this highly […]

Paying the Price

by Webmaster

Who is affected when our politicians allow oil rigs to tear ever deeper into our earth to suck out more precious black life force? Who will suffer when the oil companies push past scientific reasoning and into the no man’s land of drilling, throwing caution to the wind for a few more gallons of crude […]

IDA’s Renewed Vision – Tear Down The Cages!

by Webmaster

Throughout my 20 years in the animal protection field I have admired the work of In Defense of Animals, and I’m truly honored to accept the position of President of this esteemed organization. I feel very fortunate to have inherited a solid foundation created by Dr. Elliot Katz, and look forward to building on this […]

Project Hope to the Rescue!

by Doll Stanley

Everyone heard him crying. Employees from both Franklin Financial and The Great Wall Restaurant in Grenada searched for the kitten, but couldn’t figure out where the cries were coming from. Exhausted and getting desperate they called Animal Control, but no one was on duty. Then an employee remembered the nice lady in Duck Hill who […]

Milton gets a little help from Project Hope

by Doll Stanley

A few weeks ago a sanitation department worker from a neighboring county called Project Hope asking for help for a dog she’d seen on several occasions. She explained his plight and I responded. I set a trap, went for tea and very shortly thereafter received the call I was hoping for – the little matted […]

Project Hope Rescues 100 Dogs from a “Rescue”

by Doll Stanley

In late March we teamed up with the Mississippi Animal Rescue League (MARL) to help almost 100 dogs rescued from a “rescuer.” The woman involved in this case is known in Mississippi for her rescue work. One nearby town pays her a fee to accept their unwanted dogs. In reality, she was not set up […]