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Fundraising Your Way!

by Bob Price

Fundraising Your Way! With the launch of In Defense of Animals new crowd funding site “Sanctuary Superstars,” you can go from IDA supporter to IDA fundraiser with just a few clicks. We give you all the tools necessary to fundraise for our rescue shelter, Hope Animals Sanctuary; all while hosting events, celebrating occasions, or just […]

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Don’t Just Be a Star… Be a Sanctuary Superstar!

by Bob Price

Don’t Just Be a Star… Be a Sanctuary Superstar! “How can I help?” is a question we get asked a lot, and the answer has never been as easy or as fun to answer as right now. We have been busy working behind the scenes to build Sanctuary Superstars, a brand new tool to put […]

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Animal Allies Unite for Just Laws

by Sharon Stone

  In Defense of Animals’ Justice for Animals Campaign based in Winona, Mississippi  and the Bolivar County Humane Society (BCHS) based in Cleveland, Mississippi have once again joined forces in their respective missions to protect animals from the cruel neglect and physical violence that humans too often subject them to. The BCHS hosted the coalition’s […]

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Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon

by Bob Price

Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon Time marches inexorably forward, and the Boknal Days of South Korea are fast approaching. We are so deeply honored that so many of you have pledged your hard earned support to ensure that when that time arrives, In Defense of Animals will be there; on the ground and […]

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Chinese Millionaire Loses Dog, Begins Fight to Save China’s Dogs

by Melissa Flower

  When his own dog went missing, Wang Yan searched and searched, hoping to be reunited with his beloved companion. In the U.S., such a search would take us to various animal shelters. In China, Yan faced the horrifying reality that his dog may have been taken to be eaten. He went to the local […]

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Mission of Mercy

by Eric Phelps

In early May I responded to a plea for help with some feral cats from an apartment complex owner in Southeast Portland. There were a bunch of cats roaming the property, and while they were welcomed guests, he was concerned about the condition of a few of them and that they may be unsterilized.   […]

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The Bea Arthur Award goes to…

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In Defense of Animals (IDA) is pleased to announce the award of $5,000.00 to the C.A.R.E. 4Pets Sanctuary, made possible by a bequest to IDA from legendary actress and animal advocate Beatrice Arthur. The awards will be distributed annually in celebration of Bea’s May 13 birthday. C.A.R.E. is our first recipient.  The C.A.R.E. (Cat & […]