Archive for the ‘Guardians’ Category

Parma, Ohio Adds Term “Guardian” To Animal-related Ordinances

In Defense of Animals applauds progressive move led by high school student Parma, Ohio (July 6, 2011)– In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal-protection organization with over 100,000 members, applauds the Parma, Ohio City Council for voting unanimously yesterday to replace the term “owner” with “owner/guardian” in its animal-related ordinances. Parma joins 17 other cities in officially recognizing the value ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Mourns Loss Of Peter Falk, A Great Friend To Animals

San Rafael, Calif. (June 24, 2011) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with over 100,000 members, today expressed deep sadness at news of the death of legendary actor Peter Falk. Mr. Falk generously donated his time to help animals by supporting IDA’s Guardian Campaign, appearing in one of IDA’s educational public service announcements (PSA). The Guardian Campaign is IDA’s effort ... Full story

West Peoria Woman Receives National Award For Compassionate Work For Animals

West Peoria, Illinois (November 15, 2010) – Doris Muller of West Peoria, Illinois has been recognized with a Guardian Award by In Defense of Animals (IDA), a national animal protection organization based in California. IDA’s Guardian Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate extraordinary care and compassion toward other species. Ms. Muller, co-founder of Peoria Voices for Animals, has rescued countless animals. Her home has become a shelter ... Full story

Seattle Woman Receives National Award For Work Reducing Pet Homelessness And Overpopulation

Seattle, Wash. (July 27, 2010) – Seattle resident Yolanda Morris has received In Defense of Animals’ (IDA) Guardian Award.  The Guardian Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate extraordinary care and compassion toward other species. IDA is an international animal protection organization based in California, with a Northwest office in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Morris is being honored for her dedication to finding homes for hundreds of animals ... Full story

Wellesley Man Receives National Award For Rescuing Turtles

Wellesley, Mass. (May 11, 2010) – In Defense of Animals’ (IDA) Guardian Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate extraordinary care and compassion toward other species. May is Guardian Month and IDA is presenting a series of Guardian Awards to celebrate. The first goes to Bill DeVasher of Wellesley, Massachusetts, who for 25 years has been a savior and guardian to turtles. Due to their slow speed, ... Full story
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