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Meet One of the Dogs We Helped – Chotu

by Naina Athale

  IDA-India has several facilities in and around Mumbai, India where we run low-cost (and occasionally no-cost) vaccine and treatment clinics. Additionally, we also have several mobile clinics and animal ambulances that reach out to those needing assistance who cannot make it into our facilities. One recent client, Chotu (masculine in Hindi for “little one”), […]


Miracle in India

by IDA India

Here is another great rescue story from IDA-India. It’s a story first of horror and despair, then of miraculous joy and recovery. Late one recent evening, IDA-India’s Turbhe Rescue Center in Mumbai, received a distressing call about a female dog who was found semi-conscious and unable to move. Rescuers picked her up and brought her […]


WillPower vs. Won’tPower — Is it Really Hard to Stop Hurting Animals?

by Jack Carone

There is a tendency for some of us who wish to promote veganism—a way of living which excludes the use of animals for food, clothing and other exploitation— to cushion the call to action with a warning/acknowledgement/suggestion that it is a difficult thing to do. While this is surely the case for some people, for […]