Justice for Sprout!

by Lisa Levinson

  We seek justice for a little kitten named Sprout, who was badly burned by his abuser and left for dead in an alley outside of Chicago. Luckily, he was found and given to a local rescue that treated his injuries. Everyone at the rescue wanted Sprout to live, but he suffered a stroke during […]


Stop Winter Park from Starving Cats

by Lisa Levinson

  Cat advocates in Winter Park, Florida are outraged that City Commissioners adopted a temporary ordinance to prohibit the feeding of community cats in Mead Botanical Garden. Some of the cats are sterilized and some are not. Residents of Winter Park, like In Defense of Animals supporter Trudy McNair, are shocked and horrified by the […]


Barcelona Considers Closing Dolphinarium and Retiring Dolphins

by Laura Bridgeman

Barcelona, Spain could soon become a global leader and champion for dolphin well-being. International experts and people around the world are watching closely as the city grapples with the question of whether to expand or shut down its dolphinarium. The dolphinarium, located within the Barcelona Zoo, currently holds four dolphins, with two having recently been […]


Seven Lives Saved, More to Go!

by Bob Price

  Thanks to generous donations from In Defense of Animals supporters from across the country and around the world, seven dogs have escaped the macabre deaths that awaited them in the bloody dog meat markets of South Korea. Without your support for our intervention in collaboration with dedicated Korean activists, all seven would have been […]


Jindo Update

by Bob Price

  In June of this year, seven very fortunate and grateful dogs were plucked from the literal jaws of death of the cruel Asian dog-meat trade and transported across the globe to In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary in rural Mississippi. There they received food and water, veterinary care, and most importantly, the love […]


Sound Waves of Love

by Lisa Levinson

  Thanks to everyone who attended our 7th annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania last weekend. It was a fulfilling day of connection, community, and honoring non-human animals while surrounded by nature at Saunders Woods. We are truly grateful to those participants who traveled from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to attend this unique event! […]


Help the Slaughterhouse 5 Plus 2!

by Bob Price

  In late June, five dogs boarded an airplane in South Korea, and headed to their safety in the United States. Barbara, Billy, Paul, Valencia, and Kurt were met at the Atlanta airport by In Defense of Animals’ Hope Animal Sanctuary staff and driven the five hours to our sanctuary in Mississippi. A month later, […]


Horrific Suspected Dog Fighting Case Prompts $2,500 Reward

by Fleur Dawes

HORRIFIC SUSPECTED DOG FIGHTING CASE PROMPTS $2,500 REWARD   Dog Found Near Death Suffering Extensive Bite Wounds Contact: Doll Stanley,, (662) 809-4483 Images: Holly Springs, MS (October 11, 2016) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that runs the Mississippi-based Justice for Animals campaign, has announced a $2,500 reward for […]


Native American Reflections on Vegan Spirituality

by Lisa Levinson

  Are you ready to take your connection with animals to a whole new level? We invite you to join our online gathering next week featuring animal communicator, vegan activist and artist Linda G. Fisher, of Ojibway and Cherokee heritage and a tribal member of the Ojibway Nation. Linda sees through the eyes of an animal […]


Más de 200 animales fueron con éxito tratados en Mariato escuela de Spay Panama

by Fleur Dawes

MÁS DE 200 ANIMALES FUERON CON ÉXITO TRATADOS EN MARIATO ESCUELA DE SPAY PANAMA Imágenes: Contacto: Patty Chan, (507) 261-5542 Mariato, Panamá (4 de octubre, 2016) – Un grupo de bienestar animal patrocinado por el gobierno, Spay Panama, ha tratado a más de 200 perros y gatos locales en el distrito de Mariato, […]