The Shocking Cowspiracy Continues

by Web Team

  Sign our letter to the Environmental Protection Agency asking why the meat and dairy industries get a free pass from reporting their greenhouse gas emissions. Each year, the U.S. government collects mandatory emission reports from 41 sectors, making the meat and dairy industry the only major source of greenhouse gases in the country which […]


Campaigners Call on Hershey’s for a Dairy-Free Kiss

by Fleur Dawes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Nadia Schilling,, 415-448-0048   Campaigners Call on Hershey’s for a Dairy-Free Kiss This Valentine’s Day   San Rafael, Calif. (February 9, 2016) – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals is spearheading a campaign calling on North America’s largest chocolate producer, Hershey’s, to make a dairy-free line of […]


Effectively Advocate for Animals With Regular Contributions!

by Erica Calderon

  Our monthly donors are the backbone of In Defense of Animals. We rely on a constant and reliable stream of funds from our Animal Advocates program participants in order to rescue and protect animals all over the world who so desperately need our assistance. Here at In Defense of Animals, we have an amazing […]


$2500 Reward Offered to Find Shotgun Dog Killer

by Doll Stanley

  Last week, we announced our reward offer to the media in response to a horrific tragedy. Ginger was a beloved family dog who lived with the Robertson family in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. Just recently, Ginger was making her rounds to visit the neighbors when someone shot her – first in the face, and then […]

Hershey Blog

Pucker up Hershey’s!

by Nadia Schilling

  We want a dairy free kiss! #ValentinesDay The Hershey Company is the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America, and has a huge presence worldwide. Despite its size, Hershey’s doesn’t currently offer any cruelty-free chocolate. With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s time to tell Hershey’s – we want a dairy-free kiss! Earlier this week, Ben […]


**California Residents** Help Mountain Lions Cross Highway 101

by Lisa Levinson

  **California Residents**Help Mountain Lions Cross Highway 101 Send your public comment by Friday, January 29th! The proposed Liberty Canyon Wildlife Crossing will be the first of its size and scale near an urban area, providing safe passage across one of the busiest highways in the region. A formidable eight-lane highway means that few animals […]

Australia MLA Blog

Australian Ad Promotes Violence Against Vegans

by Nadia Schilling

  Sign Our Alert to Advertising Bureau Which Ruled the Ad: “Humorous”! Every year, Meat and Livestock Australia launches a controversial advertising campaign encouraging people to eat more lamb flesh on Australia Day. Previous ads have taken aim at those who don’t eat slaughtered baby lambs by calling them “soap-avoiding,” “pot-smoking,” and “un-Australian.” This year, […]


Activists Uncover Horrifying Deer Killings in British Columbia

by Ryan Murphy

Take Action to End the Killing Since the beginning of December, 2015 a deer killing plan has been underway in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada under the not-so-watchful-eye of the City of Cranbrook and the British Columbia Government. Now, new footage has been released by our friends and fellow animal activists at the British Columbia Deer […]