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 […]


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 […]