Why join our online support group for activists?

by Lisa Levinson

Here are some compelling reasons given by our participants: “It felt so good to meet other people that care about the same issues I do.” “Gives me support I don’t get from friends and family.” “I have such hope and feel like I have allies now.” “Great resources to help deal with difficult emotions that […]


Surviving Activism Behind Enemy Lines

by Lisa Levinson

  Have you ever wondered how undercover investigators can withstand witnessing animal abuse long enough to provide compelling evidence against animal abusers? What support systems do they have in place that allow them to tolerate immersing themselves in the world of institutional animal suffering for the greater good of all animals? Matt Rossell has extensive […]


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 […]


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! […]


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 […]


Baby Sea Turtles Desperately Need Your Help!

by Lisa Levinson

  The sea turtle population all over Central America has declined to devastatingly low numbers. Although sea turtles are protected under Salvadoran law, the Ministry of Natural Resources does not even attempt to enforce turtle protection. Thousands of baby turtles are stolen from their nests, and adults are massacred for their flesh. It’s time to […]


Are You An Animal Activist Workaholic?

by Lisa Levinson

  Sometimes we are so focused on helping animals that we neglect to care for ourselves. Over time and without self-care, we can become animal activist “workaholics.” We start to feel overwhelmed, frustrated and discouraged about our efforts to help animals. It doesn’t have to be this way – we are here to help you […]


Jackson Galaxy Special Guest at ‘Crazy Cat Ladies’ Exhibit

by Fleur Dawes

JACKSON GALAXY SPECIAL GUEST AT ‘CRAZY CAT LADIES’ EXHIBIT IN HEART OF DOWNTOWN LA Contact: Lisa Levinson: 215-620-2130 Julia Orr: 818-471-7573 Los Angeles, CA – The Animal Museum will debut its latest exhibition entitled “Crazy Cat Ladies: Celebrating Kitties and their Champions,” at its new 6,000 square foot facility in the hip Arts District […]


Green Fest Expo Adds Animal Defenders Panel to the Program!

by Lisa Levinson

  In a wonderful show of solidarity, Green Fest Expo President, Dr. Corinna Basler, praised the merits of a plant-based diet and declared that all future events will include an Animal Defenders Panel in its presentation line-up! Given that Green Fest Expos are the largest and longest-running sustainability and green-living events with annual events in […]