Posts Tagged ‘In Defense of Animals’

In Defense Of Animals Applauds Boulder District Attorney For Charging Elk Killers

IDA also offers $1,500 for a permanent memorial for slain elk Boulder, Colo. (January 18, 2013) - In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with over 100,000 supporters including 4,000 in Colorado, is expressing cautious optimism at today’s announcement from the Boulder District Attorney’s Office concerning the January 1 killing of the community elk known as Big Boy. IDA revealed today that it ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Horrific Dog Burning Case

Exam shows young dog was alive when set on fire in Riviera Beach Riviera Beach, Fla. (January 14, 2013) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever tethered a young pit bull to a fence, doused him with a flammable liquid ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward To Catch Indiana Dog Killer

Pearl deliberately trapped in a cruel Conibear trap and left to slowly suffocate to death Hebron, Ind. (December 27, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever deliberately trapped a family's dog in a cruel Conibear trap and left her to slowly suffocate to death. “I cannot imagine ... Full story

Nancy Pelosi Criticized For Promoting Animal Cruelty At Her Restaurants

Veal-peddling Pelosi embraces both hypocrisy and suffering for the sake of profit San Rafael, Calif. (November 29, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA) has sent a letter to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, blasting her contradictory public proclamation as a “Green” and “Sustainable Living” supporter, while allowing veal to be served at four restaurants in which she is an investor. Pelosi invests in the Moana Restaurant ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Florida Cat Shooting

Stray cat was shot through the shoulders with an arrow and later died Santa Rosa County, Fla. (November 21, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever brutally shot a cat with a hunting arrow in Santa Rosa County, Florida. The ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Adds $2,500 Reward To Catch Oregon Dog Killer

Duke and Buddy beaten to death with an ax near their home Clackamas County, Ore. (November 21, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with a regional office in Portland, has added $2,500 to the reward fund for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever bludgeoned to death with an ax two dogs, Duke and Buddy, whose bodies were ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $3,500 Reward To Catch Louisiana Cat Killers

Caretakers find nearly two dozen cats shot Ethel, La. (November 20, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi, has offered a $3,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever shot a group of nearly two dozen cats, injuring 8 and killing 4 and leaving nearly a dozen missing. “The cold-bloodedness of ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,000 Reward In Hawaii Dog Shooting

Small terrier-mix named Champ shot and left to die Waianae, Hawaii (November 15, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization based in San Rafael, California, has added $2,000 to a reward fund for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever shot a small terrier-mix named Champ, leaving him paralyzed. Champ had to be euthanized due to the extent of ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $3,500 Reward In California Horse Killing

A young stallion's throat was cut and his body illegally dumped San Joaquin County, Calif. (November 8, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization based in San Rafael, California, has offered a $3,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever slit the throat of a young male horse and illegally dumped his body in San Joaquin County. A ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Florida Cat Burning Case

Paisley set on fire and left for dead Lee County, Fla. (November 2, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever brutally set on fire a cat in Lee County, Florida. Paisley was discovered Monday evening, October 29 in Lehigh Acres. ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Alabama Cat Deaths

At least three cats have been found dead on the University of Montevallo campus Montevallo, Ala. (October 31, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever is killing stray cats at the University of Montevallo. In recent weeks three of ... Full story

Lawsuit To Stop The National Park Service From Killing Deer In Rock Creek Park

Washington, D.C. (October 25, 2012) - Local D.C. residents and an animal protection organization today filed suit in federal court to stop the National Park Service (NPS) from killing white-tailed deer in Rock Creek Park this winter. Several long-time residents who live near the Park and In Defense of Animals allege that in choosing to kill native wildlife for the first time since the Park ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Adds $700 To Reward Fund In Missouri Dog Abuse

Jasmine was severely burned inside her kennel at the SEMO Animal Rescue facility Lilbourn, Mo. (October 22, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $700 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever brutally burned a dog at an animal rescue facility in Lilbourn, Missouri. The reward fund is now up to $1,000. Jasmine, a stray ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Rewards In Each Of Two Mississippi Animal Abuse Cases

A horse named Amber was found in Carroll County hobbling on horribly overgrown hooves The dog Gracie was found in Winona with an embedded collar which nearly killed her Grenada, Miss. (October 19, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has offered two separate $2,500 rewards for information leading to arrests and convictions ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Oregon Cat Shooting Case

Pumpkin was shot through the shoulder with an arrow Sandy, Ore. (October 17, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with a regional office in Portland, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever brutally shot a cat with a hunting arrow in Sandy, Oregon. Pumpkin, a beloved companion, was shot with a hunting arrow ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Mississippi Dog Abuse Case

Gracie was found with a horribly embedded collar which caused a near fatal injury Grenada, Miss. (October 8, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever chained Gracie as a puppy and neglected to ever adjust her collar, which ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Texas Dog Abandonment

Ninety-two dogs found neglected and abandoned in two separate incidents Dallas, Texas (October 8, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever abandoned 51 Maltese dogs, 40 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, and one Cocker Spaniel in two separate incidents near Dallas, Texas. Last week, someone dumped 51 Maltese ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Florida Cat Shooting Case

Emily was shot through the abdomen with an arrow Riverview, Fla. (October 4, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever brutally shot a cat with a hunting arrow in Riverview, Florida. Emily, a friendly 2-3 year old spayed cat, was found walking along US Highway 30 with ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Georgia Dog Abuse Case

Xena was found abandoned after having been nearly starved to death DeKalb County, Ga. (September 27, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever starved a puppy nearly to death, and then abandoned her in DeKalb County. Xena, a 4-month old lab-retriever mix puppy, was found abandoned on ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In New Jersey Dog Theft And Torture

Ridge was stuffed into a trash bag and tossed out of a moving car New Brunswick, N.J. (September 27, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever took, then tortured and killed a family's dog. Ridge, a young adult dog, was taken from a locked fenced yard in ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Philadelphia Dog Burning

The dog was stuffed into a cage then set on fire Chester County, Pa. (September 27, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever set on fire a caged pit bull mix in Chester County. On Friday night, September 19, firefighters responded to a call of a brush ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Nebraska Dog Mutilation Case

Ike crawled home after being severely injured Scotts Bluff County, Neb. (September 19, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever mutilated a family dog in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska. Ike, a 3-year old German Shepherd, disappeared from his family's home Friday night, September 14. He turned up ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $2,500 Reward In Georgia Dog Killing Case

Josiah was poisoned with Raid during a home break-in Ft. Benning, Ga. (September 18, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi, has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever poisoned a family dog with Raid during a home break-in in Ft. Benning, Georgia. Lisa Painter returned home from ... Full story

Thursday - Protests Target Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus Opening Night At Rose Garden Arena

Circus paid largest fine ever assessed for animal welfare violations Portland, Ore. (September 13, 2012) – This Thursday, In Defense of Animals (IDA) and other animal protection organizations will protest the cruel treatment of animals used by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend at all of Ringling's shows. Last year’s protests at the same location drew 100 ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Offers $5,000 Reward In Tennessee Dog Killing Case

Wrigley was killed defending family during home invasion robbery Memphis, Tenn. (September 10, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi, has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever shot and killed a family dog during a home invasion robbery in Memphis, Tennessee. A woman in the Cooper-Young area ... Full story

An Interview With IDA Founder Dr. Elliot M. Katz

An Interview With IDA Founder Dr. Elliot M. Katz
An interview with IDA's Founder and President Emeritus, Dr. Elliot M. Katz, is featured this month on the IdeaMensch blog. Click here for original post Elliot Katz, DVM, is the Founder and President Emeritus of the animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals (IDA). Founded in ... Full story

Taima, SeaWorld Orlando orca, dies giving birth to stillborn calf fathered by Tilikum

Taima, a 20-year-old orca at SeaWorld Orlando, died Sunday at the park while in labor with a stillborn calf. Taima's calf was fathered by Tilikum, the orca who killed trainer Dawn Brancheau in February. Dr. Chris Dold, SeaWorld's vice president of veterinary services, told the Orlando Sentinel that the calf was in an unusual position in the birth canal and that Taima's labor was ... Full story
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