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39 Days of Rescue – Rudy

by Bob Price

  I’m Rudy! I’m sad to say that there is something wrong with my heart. It’s probably because no one cared for me while I was caged with dozens of my friends and siblings while we waited for days on end without food or water. Nice people from In Defense of Animals rescued me from […]

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39 Days of Rescue – Paul

by Bob Price

  I’m Paul! Hi! I’m Paul. I was just a baby when rescuers working with In Defense of Animals saved me. They took me away from the scary place that killed dogs like me for meat. My rescuers have decided to nickname me ‘Lover Boy’ because I can’t stop giving them millions of kisses. It’s […]

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Poll Reveals Majority of South Koreans Stand Against Dog Meat

by Fleur Dawes

POLL REVEALS MAJORITY OF SOUTH KOREANS STAND AGAINST DOG MEAT Yet many are unaware of brutal killing methods  Contact: Fleur Dawes, media@idausa.org, (+1) 415-448-0048, (+44) 751-582-1141 Images:  http://bit.ly/IDAdogmeat Seoul, South Korea (November 2, 2016) – Public opposition to dog meat is stronger than ever in South Korea, according to new data revealed by animal protection […]

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Seven Lives Saved, More to Go!

by Bob Price

  Thanks to generous donations from In Defense of Animals supporters from across the country and around the world, seven dogs have escaped the macabre deaths that awaited them in the bloody dog meat markets of South Korea. Without your support for our intervention in collaboration with dedicated Korean activists, all seven would have been […]

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Jindo Update

by Bob Price

  In June of this year, seven very fortunate and grateful dogs were plucked from the literal jaws of death of the cruel Asian dog-meat trade and transported across the globe to In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in rural Mississippi. There they received food and water, veterinary care, and most importantly, the love […]

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Help the Slaughterhouse 5 Plus 2!

by Bob Price

  In late June, five dogs boarded an airplane in South Korea, and headed to their safety in the United States. Barbara, Billy, Paul, Valencia, and Kurt were met at the Atlanta airport by In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary staff and driven the five hours to our sanctuary in Mississippi. A month later, […]

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Dog meat rescue: Happy and Rudy arrive in U.S.

by Fleur Dawes

DOG MEAT RESCUE: HAPPY AND RUDY ARRIVE IN U.S. In Defense of Animals Welcomes Two More Dogs IMAGES: http://bit.ly/2aCooX6 CONTACT: Sharon Stone: sharon@idausa.org 662-466-0906 / media@idausa.org 415-448-0048 San Rafael, CA (July 29, 2016) – Two dogs destined to be killed and eaten landed in the U.S. on Thursday as part of a rescue mission by […]

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Dogs and Cats Killed at Yulin Festival Memorialized

by Julie Rojas

  June 30th marked the last day of the Yulin Festival where approximately 10,000 dogs and cats are tortured and slaughtered based on the  erroneous belief that the more an animal suffers, the more health benefits and “good luck” the consumer receives.   In Defense of Animals  participated in the Worldwide Vigil for 10,000 Candles for Yulin […]

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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 […]

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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 […]