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39 Days of rescue – Moabi

by Bob Price

I’m Moabi! When I was less than two years, old poachers ruthlessly murdered my mother right before my eyes!  I was just a baby, but was struck in the head with a machete, most likely the very same one that was used to butcher my mother,  fracturing my skull just above my left eye. I […]

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39 Days of Rescue – Annie

by Bob Price

I’m Annie! I am three years old and was rescued with my two sisters from an abandoned house. We were covered in fleas and so hungry. It was so hot and we had no water to drink. The rescue staff at In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary found out about us and took us […]

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39 Days of Rescue – Chubby

by Bob Price

  I’m Chubby! My brothers and sisters (all nine of us!) were abandoned at a church when we were just three weeks old. We were wet, cold, covered in fleas, and scared because we had been taken away from our mom. The rescue staff at In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary were called about […]

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We Honor Courtney Kathleen Jones Aman

by Heather Herrell

  In Defense of Animals is honored to celebrate the life and legacy of a compassionate and generous soul. Born in 1952, Courtney Kathleen Jones Aman always had a special place in her heart for animals. She lived a cruelty-free vegan lifestyle and dedicated more than four decades of her life to advocating for the […]

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39 Days of Rescue – Goldie

by Bob Price

I’m Goldie! I was living my entire life at the end of a short chain in a back yard where no one ever came and talked to me or played with me. Sometimes the people who tied me to the end of that chain would even forget to feed me. One day, I managed to […]

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39 Days of Rescue – Lily

by Bob Price

  I’m Lily! Hi. My name is Lily. I was born through the callousness of a back yard breeder who neglected me and my siblings. My biological mom got hit and killed by a car. I was rescued by two women who took us in when they saw how we were being treated. They planned to keep me but […]

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39 Days of Rescue – Paul

by Bob Price

  I’m Paul! Hi! I’m Paul. I was just a baby when rescuers working with In Defense of Animals saved me. They took me away from the scary place that killed dogs like me for meat. My rescuers have decided to nickname me ‘Lover Boy’ because I can’t stop giving them millions of kisses. It’s […]

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39 Days of Rescue – Jake

by Bob Price

  I’m Jake! Hi, my name is Jake. I lived with the same family for 8 years and then my papa guardian suddenly passed away. My mama guardian felt like she could not care for me anymore so she called In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary and asked the people there  if I could […]

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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. […]

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Help the Slaughterhouse 5 Plus 2!

by Bob Price

  In late June, five dogs boarded an airplane in South Korea, and headed to their safety in the United States. Barbara, Billy, Paul, Valencia, and Kurt were met at the Atlanta airport by In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary staff and driven the five hours to our sanctuary in Mississippi. A month later, […]