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Free Lucky – The Loneliest Elephant in Texas

by Caroline Saxon

  IDA’s #6 Worst Zoo for Elephants: San Antonio Zoo Lucky is a solitary Asian elephant held captive at the San Antonio Zoo. The only luck she is in is having a strong advocacy group and her own legal defense team trying to win the case for her freedom. Since her companion died in 2013, […]

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Billions of Animals EXCLUDED from Animal Welfare Act!

by Ingrid Taylor

  Billions of Animals EXCLUDED from Animal Welfare Act! Over nine billion farmed animals (with this number not even including farmed aquatic animals) are killed for consumption in the United States every year, yet shockingly, they are completely excluded from the Animal Welfare Act. It is shameful that there is not a single law in […]

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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 […]