From Elephants to Orcas

by Web Team

IDA is Proud to be a Sponsor for the PAWS International Conference in Los Angeles, Nov. 8-10 Registration is now open for the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) International Captive Wildlife Conference, November 8-10, in Los Angeles. You won’t want to miss this very special event, which features more than 50 speakers from around the world […]


Volunteer: Writer/Blogger

by Web Team

In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international nonprofit animal rights organization, seeks a Writer/Blogger to join our communications team. The Writer/Blogger works closely with our Social Media Coordinator, writing content for IDA’s weekly Facebook posts, eNews, and blog entries. The Writer/Blogger writes about animal issues assigned by the Social Media Coordinator, interviews IDA staff for […]


Farewell to an Animal Rights Legend

by Anita Carswell

The world’s animals and animal rights activists lost one of their most incredibly tenacious and dedicated defenders last week. David Hayden was known and loved by many. He was one of those rare individuals who didn’t have many detractors. He was universally respected and considered an oasis of stability and strength in an often violent […]

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IDA AZA letter re: San Antonio Zoo

by Nicole Meyer

April 25, 2013 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Jim Maddy, President and CEO 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 710 Silver Spring, MD 20910-3314 Sent via email: Dear Mr. Maddy, On behalf of In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, I am writing to you regarding the San Antonio Zoo’s recent statement that […]


Literature Packages Order Form

by Webmaster

This literature request form is for U.S. residents only. If you live outside of the U.S., please download and print your own leaflets and posters using the link provided here. These suggested donation amounts cover our printing and shipping costs for IDA literature, posters, and similar items. If you can possibly make a donation, please click […]