Kent Abandoned and All Alone

by Debbie Clark

  Sharon Stone, IDA’s Operations Manager at Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, received a message through social media reporting a “tiny” yorkie who had been found on a close by farm property all alone, covered in fleas and with his hair matted with cockleburs. The caring woman who found this small dog had bathed […]


Saving Mercy

by Debbie Clark

  On the morning of September 18, 2015, Sharon Stone, Operations Manager of IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary, received a call requesting help for a “stray” dog who the caller reported was “in bad shape.” The caller texted a picture to Sharon and true enough, this dog was in dire need of immediate help. Upon arrival, […]


Goodbye Dear Chase

by Bob Price

Goodbye Dear Chase Rescue personnel at In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in rural Grenada, Mississippi were alerted by local animal advocates about a young dog who had apparently been dumped in a remote part of the county. Immediately, it was clear that this pup had a severe and life threatening case of mange. […]

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Who Saved Who?

by Nadia Schilling

Who Saved Who? Sometimes a story just touches your heart and it’s truly a case of “Who saved who?”… At a specialized brain trauma treatment facility in Massachusetts, where men come to heal and become more independent, the newest resident was not responding to conventional therapy. The director of the center had tried for weeks […]