Please Join Us for Our 6th Annual Run/Walk for Animals!

by IDA India

  Every dollar raised goes to help animals! What: RUN/WALK IN DEFENSE OF ANIMALS-5K When: Sunday, 11th Sept’ 16 at 7 am Where: St. Marlo Country Club 7765 St. Marlo Country Club Pkwy Duluth, GA 30097 Click here to register.  The Run/Walk starts at 8 AM sharp. Run timed by “Fast Race Services”. We […]


Stop the Ephrata Greased Pig Chase

by Lisa Levinson

  Each fall in Pennsylvania, The Ephrata Fair greases up pigs, puts them in a field and encourages dozens of screaming children and adults to chase, grab and slam terrified pigs to the ground. Whoever can grab the pig and carry her back to the crate receives a trophy. This event lasts several hours and […]


One Cop, TWO Dead K-9s

by Doll Stanley

  In Defense of Animals has seen multiple reports of K-9 officers being left in vehicles to die slow and agonizing deaths. We will continue to report on these incidents until the law enforcement officers responsible for these deaths are brought to justice on felony animal cruelty charges. Additionally, communities that have lost these valuable […]


Boknal Dog Meat Days are Almost Upon Us!

by Bob Price

  In just a few weeks, the annual dog eating festival of South Korea will begin and tens of thousands of dogs and cats will be tortured and killed in some of the most brutal and inhumane ways imaginable. Bok-Nal  translates literally as “Dog Days” and is a Korean holiday marking the height of the […]


We are about to head into the lion’s den.

by Bob Price

  Less than three weeks from today the Doomsday Clock tolls. South Korea’s dog slaughterfest known as Boknal Days will begin. May you never, so long as you live, witness a dog being electrocuted, beaten to death, or boiled alive. May you never hear the screams or smell the smells or see the struggle. If […]


24 U.S. Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Executed Help Us Save the Rest

by Doll Stanley

  At least 24 of 140 bomb-detecting sniffing dogs have been executed in Kuwait by a US security company.  The retirement of canine officers, military or otherwise, should be of the utmost importance to a society that values its animals and its protectors, making news of this treachery and abuse enraging. These dogs were civilian […]


Shut down Russia’s ‘Animal Concentration Camps’!

by Web Team

  In April, concerned locals and animal advocates were finally allowed to enter Bano Eco, an animal “shelter” in the Veshnyaky district of Moscow. What they discovered there was like a scene from a horror film; dogs and cats buried in mass graves; newborn animals suffocated and disposed of in plastic bags in rooms where […]


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 […]


Prosecute Sadistic Texas Teens Charged with Llama Killing

by Doll Stanley

  Two Harris County teenagers have been arrested for the brutal slaying of a llama and the shooting of her mate at Figment Ranch in Cypress, Texas. For two months, authorities were at loss as to who may have committed this sadistic crime. The minors, both students at Tomball High School in Harris County, Texas, […]


Install Support for Taiwan’s No-Kill Policy to Truly Help Animals

by Lisa Levinson

  Without promoting spay and neuter, and adoption,  a no-kill policy won’t work. Animal advocates around the world rejoiced when Taiwan announced its upcoming no-kill policy, but sadly it indirectly led to a death-sentence for shelter director Jian Zhicheng and could spell increased suffering for thousands of dogs. Xinwu Animal Protection and Education Centre is […]