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$2,500 Reward Offered to Find Starkville Dog Killer

by Doll Stanley

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doll Stanley, doll@idausa.org, (662) 809-4483 for information and interview requests with victims $2,500 Reward Offered to Find Starkville Dog Killer Stricter Animal Protection Laws Urgently Needed Starkville, MS (January 28, 2016) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi 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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For the Love of Dogs

by Web Team

  Nepal’s Tihar festival is taking place this week! Hindu communities are celebrating in a variety of ways, with one entire day dedicated to worshipping dogs. All dogs, including street dogs, are given treats, have Tika placed on their forehead and given marigold garlands. Other days throughout the week herald other animals such as crows, […]

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Penang Kills More Than 3,000 Dogs

by Web Team

  Rabies Blamed by Malaysian Authorities After two rabies cases were reported on September 17, the Malaysian state of Penang declared a public health crisis. While the “Rabies Vaccination Order 2015″ addressed pet dogs by requiring all to be vaccinated, the stray and homeless dogs of Penang were dealt a much more severe order. They […]

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Dealing With Poo

by Web Team

Dealing With Poo While China decides to club dogs to death over poo, Japan tries out a new technologically savvy approach. Read more about Japan’s new program here: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-34256446?OCID=fbasia&ocid=socialflow_facebook Read our previous post about China irrational and horrific decision here: http://www.idausa.org/pet-dogs-clubbed-death/

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Pet Dogs to be “Clubbed to Death”

by Web Team

  In Jinan, China, the small Dayang New District has recently outlawed dogs as animal companions. Citing complaints from residents, the government posted a notice that all families must, “Deal with it on your own, or else the committee will organizes people to enter your home and club the dog to death right there.” Obviously, […]