Archive for the ‘animal rescue’ Category

Thank You For Helping Bring Dog Kapone Home For The Holidays

We are thrilled to report a very happy ending to a tragic story. Do you remember Kapone, the missing Memphis dog we first told you about in our July 21, 2011 eNews? IDA had just added $3,000 to the reward fund for info about Kapone, a family’s adored pit bull, who had been missing since he was picked up by a ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Transports 119 Rescued Animals From Mississippi To Colorado For Adoption

Transport timed to arrive for PetSmart’s autumn adoptathon Ft. Lupton, Colo. (Sept. 6, 2011) – A rescue transport coordinated and operated by In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, will arrive today in Ft. Lupton, Colorado with 119 homeless animals available for adoption. The 113 dogs and 6 ... Full story

In Defense of Animals Partners With Rescue Chocolate To Help Animals In September

San Rafael, Calif. (September 2, 2010) – Chocolate is not good for dogs, but during the month of September it just may be the sweetest way to help animals. Rescue Chocolate is donating 100% of its profits for September to In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization. The vegan, kosher, and dark chocolate products raise awareness about companion animal overpopulation, ... Full story

In Defense of Animals In Oregon Appellate Court Today To Free Sea Lion “Willy”

IDA to argue that Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) captured “Willy”below the Bonneville Dam without proper authority Salem Ore. (September 2, 2010) - A California sea lion held captive in Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas is unaware that his fate will be decided today in court. In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, will represent Willy at a 1:30 p.m. ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Applauds Cruelty Conviction

Grenada, Miss. (September 1, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA) today applauded the animal cruelty conviction of Annie Ruth Sanders. IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS, formerly Project Hope) and the Charleston, Mississippi Police Department worked together in July to rescue six starving, chained dogs from Sanders’ property on West Main Street in Charleston. Videotape of the dogs’ conditions and the rescues may be seen at ... Full story

Rescue Of 55 Monkeys From Insolvent New Jersey Research Lab Continues

1,700-mile journey to freedom will reach Oklahoma sanctuary today, then on to Texas sanctuaries Friday night and Saturday San Antonio, Texas (July 16, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection and rescue organization, is transporting 55 rescued long-tailed macaque monkeys from an insolvent toxicology laboratory in Oxford, New Jersey. Continuing a journey that began yesterday, IDA will deliver eight of the monkeys ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals And MS SPAN Aid Rescued Dogs And Their Guardian

Holmes County woman surrenders her animals out of love Jackson, Miss. - In Defense of Animals’ (IDA) Project Hope sanctuary near Grenada, Mississippi, and Mississippi Spay & Neuter (MS SPAN) are teaming up to spay and neuter scores of dogs released to IDA by a Holmes County woman. Once a breeder, she’d fallen on hard times and couldn’t feed or properly care for the dogs. On Friday, ... Full story
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