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Cat Back From the Dead… Almost

by IDA India

  A stray cat was rushed to our In Defense of Animals India Center in Deonar recently, barely hanging on to life. He had deep lacerations all around his neck and putrid skin peeling off to reveal ligaments and raw flesh beneath. He was in such bad shape that many thought the most compassionate action would […]

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$2,500 Reward Offered

by Fleur Dawes

$2,500 Reward Offered to Catch Person Who Set Illinois Kitten on Fire IMAGES: http://bit.ly/2bAnfwW CONTACT: Lisa Levinson lisa@idausa.org 215-620-2130 Forest Park, IL  (August 18, 2016) – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, has announced a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who set a […]

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‘Roos on Death Row!

by Bob Price

  Each year since the early 1990’s in the land “down under,” kangaroos have fallen victim to corporate greed and exploitation. For nearly three decades, the most iconic species of an entire continent has been the victim of government sanctioned “culls” in which hunters are allowed to recklessly blast away at mobs of kangaroos slaying […]

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60,000 Join Animal Welfare Groups to Halt Illegal “Rabbit Scramble”

by Fleur Dawes

60,000 JOIN ANIMAL WELFARE GROUPS TO HALT ILLEGAL “RABBIT SCRAMBLE” AT TIPPAH COUNTY FAIR   Contact: Doll Stanley, Director Justice for Animals Campaign, (662) 809-4483 doll@idausa.org Ripley, MS (August 10, 2016) – Over 60,000 people have joined In Defense of Animals’ Mississippi-based Justice for Animals Campaign, Animal Advocacy Initiative of Mississippi, Mississippi Animal Rescue League […]

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It’s an Outback Outrage

by Bob Price

  Every year in Australia, more than FIVE MILLION kangaroos, wallabies, and baby joeys are hunted down and brutally murdered to satisfy our hunger for steaks and burgers, shoes and belts. We have got to stop this profit-hungry industry from spiraling further out of control! And it starts with saving one hundred kangaroos and their […]

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Brutal Shark Killing Contests Must End

by Ryan Murphy

  Every year, people turn out along the east coast to see sharks, but unfortunately not to watch these incredible animals in the wild. Many of these remarkable predators are brutally killed, strung up by their tails, and weighed. Their sadistic killers are not prosecuted, but instead are rewarded with prize money. Unbelievably, many of […]

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Annual Bike Ride Kicks Off Summer Fundraising Events for Animals!

by Bob Price

  When faced with so many problems and horrors of animal cruelty, we often ask ourselves, “What can I do to help?” Fortunately; the answer is easy – fundraise. Fundraising for animals is an effective, easy, and fun way to make a positive difference in the lives of abused and neglected animals around the world. […]

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Dog meat rescue: Happy and Rudy arrive in U.S.

by Fleur Dawes

DOG MEAT RESCUE: HAPPY AND RUDY ARRIVE IN U.S. In Defense of Animals Welcomes Two More Dogs IMAGES: http://bit.ly/2aCooX6 CONTACT: Sharon Stone: sharon@idausa.org 662-466-0906 / media@idausa.org 415-448-0048 San Rafael, CA (July 29, 2016) – Two dogs destined to be killed and eaten landed in the U.S. on Thursday as part of a rescue mission by […]

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Pedal Power for Pigs and Pups

by Bob Price

  Last year, animal rights activist, teacher, poet and all around great guy, Mark “Mack” Freeman pedaled his touring bike nearly 400 miles from St Louis, Missouri to In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi.  Mack spread awareness of the plight of animals suffering in factory farms and raised crucial funds to […]

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San Antonio: SeaWorld shamed as #1 Worst Aquarium

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

San Antonio: SeaWorld shamed as #1 Worst Aquarium 10 Worst Tanks List for Dolphins and Whales Announced IMAGES: http://bit.ly/29KxRXF CONTACT: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 San Antonio, TX (July 20, 2016) – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, today released its list of the Ten Worst Tanks for Dolphins and Whales in North […]