Aus ag gag Blog

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 […]


Meet Kimbang

by Karin Cereghino

  Rescued From Darkness & Desperation On December 27 of last year, a sad, malnourished, anemic little chimpanzee arrived at IDA Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center in a filthy wooden box. She was brought to the sanctuary by Cameroon authorities who had rescued her the day before when some men, after seeing the police, had dropped […]


Meet Princess!

by Naina Athale

  IDA-India’s rescue center in the Panvel, Raigad district of Navi Mumbai is the only animal center in the area and work there is very challenging as it gets numerous calls day and night for assistance. One such recent plea for help from a longtime volunteer, Kinnera Gudipaty, was for a dog she helped rescue […]


Rescuing an Abandoned Great Dane

by Sharon Stone

  On a recent Friday afternoon, a concerned citizen called IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) to report an abandoned or lost Great Dane at the entrance ramp to Interstate 55 at Vaiden, Mississippi, not far from the sanctuary. Late that Friday, HAS Operations Director Sharon Stone and volunteer Charles Joseph went to check, and sure […]

IDA India logo-page

Meet One of the Dogs We Helped – Chotu

by Naina Athale

  IDA-India has several facilities in and around Mumbai, India where we run low-cost (and occasionally no-cost) vaccine and treatment clinics. Additionally, we also have several mobile clinics and animal ambulances that reach out to those needing assistance who cannot make it into our facilities. One recent client, Chotu (masculine in Hindi for “little one”), […]


In Defense of Animals Granted Seizure Order to Rescue Seventeen Starving Horses

by Eric Phelps

Grenada, Miss. (February 25, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has been granted permission to act as agent of the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department in the seizure of a herd of seventeen starving Yalobusha County horses. The entire herd will be […]