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Please Spay and Neuter!

by Bob Price

  Every year, literally hundreds of thousands of unwanted and discarded animals are killed in shelters across the country. Sadly, all of these deaths would be largely preventable if people would make the responsible decision to have their companions spayed or neutered. The procedures are harmless, widely available at no or reduced cost, and promote […]

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Dogs and Cats Sterilized at HAS

by Bob Price

  Simply put, the best decision any guardian can make for animal companions is to opt to have them spayed or neutered as early as possible. Shelters across the country routinely kill 3.7 million adoptable animals each and every year because there are just not enough willing adopters matched up with animals needing homes. This […]


Meet Nora

by Sharon Stone

  Barely able to stand on her own, this poor girl was cruelly dumped at the gates of In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi in late December of last year. When she was found by rescuers, she weighed only 25 pounds, which was easily only half of what she should have […]


It’s Raining Puppies and Kittens

by Bob Price

  The importance of demonstrating good guardianship by having your animal companions spayed and neutered cannot be overstated. Each year, thousands of helpless unwanted puppies and kittens are surrendered to shelters where most are killed, or they are abandoned alongside roadways and back alleys all across the country. Puppies and kittens who are just days […]