Cat Back From the Dead… Almost

by IDA India

  A stray cat was rushed to our In Defense of Animals India Center in Deonar recently, barely hanging on to life. He had deep lacerations all around his neck and putrid skin peeling off to reveal ligaments and raw flesh beneath. He was in such bad shape that many thought the most compassionate action would […]


Outrage at Weak Sentence for Brutal Mississippi Cat Killer

by Fleur Dawes

OUTRAGE AT WEAK SENTENCE FOR BRUTAL MISSISSIPPI CAT KILLER Contact: Doll Stanley,, (662) 809-4483 Images: Brookhaven, MS (August 23, 2016) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that runs the Justice for Animals Campaign in Mississippi, has expressed its shock and disappointment at the weak sentence handed to brutal Brookhaven […]

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IHOP – We Want Cruelty-free Pancakes!

by Shura Hammond

  Here’s Your Chance to Request Positive Changes for Animals! What if we told you that you could have all the pancakes you want with none of the animal suffering? Large businesses have been responding to the huge increase in demand for delicious, animal-friendly vegan food and drinks. This is great news for animals, since […]


‘Roos on Death Row!

by Bob Price

  Each year since the early 1990’s in the land “down under,” kangaroos have fallen victim to corporate greed and exploitation. For nearly three decades, the most iconic species of an entire continent has been the victim of government sanctioned “culls” in which hunters are allowed to recklessly blast away at mobs of kangaroos slaying […]


60,000 Join Animal Welfare Groups to Halt Illegal “Rabbit Scramble”

by Fleur Dawes

60,000 JOIN ANIMAL WELFARE GROUPS TO HALT ILLEGAL “RABBIT SCRAMBLE” AT TIPPAH COUNTY FAIR   Contact: Doll Stanley, Director Justice for Animals Campaign, (662) 809-4483 Ripley, MS (August 10, 2016) – Over 60,000 people have joined In Defense of Animals’ Mississippi-based Justice for Animals Campaign, Animal Advocacy Initiative of Mississippi, Mississippi Animal Rescue League […]


Operation Glass Walls Opens Eyes

by Nadia Schilling

  We have been touched by your support of our Operation Glass Walls Campaign, and would like to express our profound thanks for helping us spread awareness about the wide-scale abuse that is occurring in farms and slaughterhouses across the USA. We have now heard from the workers themselves – their first-hand accounts of what […]


It’s an Outback Outrage

by Bob Price

  Every year in Australia, more than FIVE MILLION kangaroos, wallabies, and baby joeys are hunted down and brutally murdered to satisfy our hunger for steaks and burgers, shoes and belts. We have got to stop this profit-hungry industry from spiraling further out of control! And it starts with saving one hundred kangaroos and their […]


Annual Bike Ride Kicks Off Summer Fundraising Events for Animals!

by Bob Price

  When faced with so many problems and horrors of animal cruelty, we often ask ourselves, “What can I do to help?” Fortunately; the answer is easy – fundraise. Fundraising for animals is an effective, easy, and fun way to make a positive difference in the lives of abused and neglected animals around the world. […]


Pedal Power for Pigs and Pups

by Bob Price

  Last year, animal rights activist, teacher, poet and all around great guy, Mark “Mack” Freeman pedaled his touring bike nearly 400 miles from St Louis, Missouri to In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi.  Mack spread awareness of the plight of animals suffering in factory farms and raised crucial funds to […]


San Antonio: SeaWorld shamed as #1 Worst Aquarium

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

San Antonio: SeaWorld shamed as #1 Worst Aquarium 10 Worst Tanks List for Dolphins and Whales Announced IMAGES: CONTACT: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D.,, (805) 836-0496 San Antonio, TX (July 20, 2016) – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, today released its list of the Ten Worst Tanks for Dolphins and Whales in North […]