Sugar & Spice & All Things Nice

by Fleur Dawes

  That’s what puppy girls are made of! Sugar’s mom, a Lhasa mix, was literally dumped outside the IDA India Center front gate with her babies. Sugar, her mother, and her siblings were given lots of loving care while awaiting new homes. Now Sugar has been adopted by a lovely couple from Borivili in Mumbai. She is the second […]


Boknal Days are Coming…

by Bob Price

  Boknal Days Are Coming There isn’t much time, so let’s get right to the point. As foretold by the lunar calendar, the hottest days of the year are drawing near. Boknal Days of South Korea are coming. That’s when the torture and crude slaughter of dogs begins, murders that go on for nearly an […]


Oatmeal the Blind Steer’s Sad Goodbye

by Ingrid Taylor

  Oatmeal the steer lived in a confusing world of darkness, with his eyes covered by inoperable cataracts so thick that he likely only saw dim shapes and shadows. No one believed he would survive, except for a thirteen year old girl named Kendyll. In spite of the skepticism of everyone around her, Kendyll cared […]


Meet IDA India’s Very Own Dog Whisperer!

by Ryan Murphy

  Pictured is the manager of our Deonar animal rescue center in India, Mr. Krishna Shenoy, with his rapt audience of adoring dogs. Every afternoon, we release the 105 dogs from their kennels to exercise and socialize (not including the dogs in our special blind unit!). Once in a while, Krishna treats them to biscuits […]


Stray Stallion Saved!

by Doll Stanley

  Among the many calls that In Defense of Animals’ Justice for Animals Coalition receives are those requesting aid for stray and abandoned animals.  While these cases are often not direct cruelty cases, they can sometimes turn into such a case fairly quickly. Most communities in the area of Mississippi where we are located have […]


Meet Carla!

by IDA Africa

At In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon’s Mbargue Forest, rescued baby chimpanzees, , are provided a safe environment in which to learn from each another. They have all been orphaned by poachers supplying the demands forboth bushmeat and live orphans. One of the many things the young babies initially […]


Hi, I’m Louise…

by Web Team

  Hi, I’m Louise, the cute one. I’m a Chihuahua. My buddy is Houdini. I was rescued from a horrid hoarder case. I was chained outside beneath a bush with only a cold, hard, concrete slab to lie on when I wasn’t in the dirt. Even my captor’s kitties were chained and tethered in the […]

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Grandmother Arrested for Saving Lives

by Nadia Schilling

  Recently in Australia, 66 year old grandmother and founder of Animal Liberation Victoria, Patty Mark was arrested for her role in the rescue of abused hens from an atrocious factory farm. Just two weeks after government health officials inspected the farm, Patty and fellow Australian activists discovered thousands of suffering birds living in appalling […]