Sweet Surrender

by Doll Stanley

There is never a moment’s rest when animals are desperately depending on you, and so many depend on us at IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary in rural Mississippi. On Friday, Sept. 21st, Carroll County Deputy Scott Beck accompanied me to a residence just a few miles around the hill from HAS. We had received a report that […]


A Promise Fulfilled to 89 Dogs

by Doll Stanley

The IDA-Hope Animal Sanctuary transport team has returned from another amazing and life-saving journey to our friends at Every Creature Counts, in Colorado. This trip fulfilled the promise we had made to 89 puppy, juvenile, and adult dogs.  This weekend they were taken to the regional PetSmart stores by ECC to meet prospective guardians ready […]


So Hard to Say Goodbye

by Doll Stanley

IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary has been rescuing animals in need for 20 years. In that time we’ve helped thousands of animals. Most of these animals are with us for a short time before being re-homed, but some become beloved longtime residents. I’d like to share the stories of two of these longtime friends that have […]