In Defense of Animals is Aiding Seventeen Starving Horses in Yalobusha County

by Eric Phelps

In Defense of Animals is Aiding Seventeen Starving Horses in Yalobusha County Grenada, Miss. (February 19, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, is seeking aid with its effort to save a herd of seventeen starving Yalobusha County horses. IDA learned the […]


Make Helping Elephants Your New Year’s Resolution

by Nicole Meyer

Resolve to Take Action for Elephants in 2014! IDA’s Elephant Protection Campaign is jumping into the New Year with new and improved ways for you to help elephants in captivity. Join IDA’s Elephant Task Force We’re hitting the ground running in 2014 with the launch of our revamped Elephant Task Force. It’s an exciting opportunity […]


IDA Complaints Prompt Federal Investigation

by Deborah Robinson

IDA Confirms the USDA Is Investigating Notorious Elephant Abuser IDA’s efforts, and those of our supporters, on behalf of a long-suffering elephant named Nosey may be paying off! IDA has learned that Hugo Liebel, Nosey’s exhibitor, is again under investigation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for ongoing violations of the Animal Welfare Act […]


New Dates: Public Meetings Nationwide on Wolf Delisting

by Anja Heister

Because of the government shutdown, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has rescheduled public hearings on their irresponsible proposal to delist gray wolves nationwide. Please attend and speak up for wolves – they cannot afford to lose endangered species protection. This reckless and politically motivated plan will further intensify the ongoing massacre of wolves. […]