“Choti” (meaning ‘small’ in Hindi) lives close to our In Defense of Animals India Deonar Center in Mumbai. Her closest friend in the world is a Municipal Corporation worker who is hearing disabled and rarely talks. As he sweeps the grimy streets, he keeps an eye out for his four-legged friends on the street. […]
As some of you may know, quite some years ago, with many of IDA’s life saving victories and accomplishments behind us, and with so very much more challenges in front of us, and lives to save, we realized that unless we began to challenge and attempt to end the root cause of the widespread […]
For those of you who were able to attend the recently held National Animal Rights Conference, of which IDA was a major sponsor, we hope you enjoyed yourselves and were energized by the camaraderie you experienced. You may have noticed that we created a new Guardian Campaign flyer for people who were new to […]
People all over the world are devoted to their animal companions and spare no expense when it comes to their care. As such, people of all economic backgrounds make wonderful caregivers for adoptable animals every day. Pictured here is Prince, aptly named by his adopted family. Prince’s guardians do not have much money themselves, […]
We are looking for a few civic-minded super-activists who are excited about our Guardian Campaign
When we think of being Guardians we usually focus on the advantages that the language has for our animal companions.
Let’s adopt a better way of expressing ourselves as we motivate and educate others!
This is the week our nation celebrates the outstanding life of Cesar Chavez
By shifting our mindset and language away from thinking of ourselves as animal “owners” to “guardians,” each person can influence greater levels of respect, responsibility and compassion for those who hear their words and see their actions.
It’s hard to resist puppies and kittens wrapped up in bows, but in this season of giving it’s important to remember all the homeless animals who need loving homes.