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ACTION ALERT: Congress- Reform the Broken BLM Horse and Burro Program! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: ida, rescuing mustangs, wild horses, congress, wild horse protection, welfare, ban roundups )

- 2564 days ago -
A family of nine rescued wild mustangs arrived safely at the DreamCatcher Wild Horse and Burro Sanctuary in northeast California (Ravendale) on September 11, 2011.
The Lonely Polar Bear
Animals  (tags: gus, ida, death, zoo polar bears, loneliness, grief, boredom, welfare )

- 2638 days ago -
MY heart goes out to Gus, the famously neurotic polar bear in the Central Park Zoo, who used to swim endless laps around his pool. He'd dive to the bottom in a froth of bubbles, surge across and then surface like a bear obsessed.
Should Wild Animals Be Used for Our Entertainment? - Please Vote No
Animals  (tags: animals, animals in circuses, circuses, zoos, animals for entertainment, cruelty abuse, IDA, vote, poll, informed debate, debate, informed, animalcruelty, AnimalCruelty, abused, abuse, animals, slaughter, wildlife, society, sadness, tigers, suffering, wha )

- 3013 days ago -
If you haven't yet voted on the question "Should wild animals be used for our entertainment?", the featured debate between Dr. Katz and Jack Hanna in this month's Costco Magazine, please VOTE NOW! The "yes" side has gained 10% in the past 2 weeks...
International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos Special Alert - Justice for Queenie: Tell the USDA It's Time to Protect Elepha
Animals  (tags: IDA, In Defense of Animals, Queenie, justice, cruelty, zoos, animalcruelty, AnimalCruelty, abused, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, habi )

- 3022 days ago -
The International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos takes place this Saturday, with more than 30 events in five countries. You can help the elephants, even if you don't live near a zoo, by sending a message that the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
Wild-Horse Controversy Headed to Federal Court on April 30
Animals  (tags: wild horses, federal court, stop roundups, IDA, mustangs, deaths, abused, captured )

- 3121 days ago -
Americans were outraged two years ago when federal officials threatened to kill more than 10,000 wild mustangs running free throughout the West. So when Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced last fall that the Obama administration had no intention of
Animal Rights Group Releases Video of Wild Horses in Captivity   video
Animals  (tags: injured wild horses, suffering, deaths, video, evidence, abuse, BLM, IDA )

- 3160 days ago -
An animal rights group has released new video of a captured wild horse that is too injured to stand. In Defense of Animals says it captured the video from a holding facility in Fallon, Nevada on January 26. That horse later died.
IDA 2009 Top Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants
Animals  (tags: IDA, 2009 worst elephant zoo, listings, elephants bored, suffering, imprisoned )

- 3177 days ago -
In its sixth year, the list highlights how confinement of these giants to tiny enclosures wreaks havoc on their physical and psychological health and leads to premature death for many. For the first time, the list includes a Canadian entry, the Toro
Happy Endings...
Animals  (tags: catalina island, wild animalss, breeding, IDA, animal acitivists, rescuing bison, goats )

- 3194 days ago -
It can be difficult at times for animal activists to believe in happy endings. But our recent adventure on Catalina Island--23 miles off the coast of Los Angeles--may be that rare exception.
Group Says San Antonio Zoo Mistreats Lone Elephant
Animals  (tags: IDA, filed, complaint, zoo elephants, lucky, lonely, bored, imprisoned, small area, mistreatment, san antonio zoo )

- 3242 days ago -
A nonprofit animal-rights organization based in California filed a complaint last week with the U.S. Department of Agriculture against the San Antonio Zoo, claiming the zoo's treatment of its only elephant violates federal law. Lucky, The 49-year-old
Animals  (tags: UDSA, confiscated two abused suffering, circus elephants, tina, jewel, IDA, sanctuary )

- 3320 days ago -
In Defense of Animals today hailed the federal government's confiscation of two long-suffering circus elephants from their Texas-based handler, but vowed to continue to fight for the rescue of a third elephant who was left behind. IDA has been
ACTION ALERT: IDA Files Grand Jury Complaint Against Los Angeles Zoo!!
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, abused, tina, queenie, ida, lawsuit, los angeles zoo )

- 3335 days ago -
On August 4, In Defense of Animals (IDA) filed a civil Grand Jury Complaint against the Los Angeles Zoo. We seek an investigation of the zoo for gross malfeasance and unethical behavior in its actions to secure approval of a $42 million elephant exhibit
Feds Asked to Investigate Elephant Death at Brookfield Zoo
Animals  (tags: IDA, investigation, elephant death, affie, african elephant, brookfield zoo )

- 3413 days ago -
Zoo watchdog group In Defense of Animals (IDA) today filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, asking that it investigate the death of Affie, a 39-year-old African elephant who died at Brookfield Zoo last Friday. "There is a high
Please Join IDA to Ask the White House That Money Go Towards the Future Non-Animal Research ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, IDA, cruelty, non animal research, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3443 days ago -
Please join IDA in speaking out during WWAIL, April 18 - 26 to ask that these monies go towards the future of cutting-edge biomedical research, rather than continuing to perpetuate outdated animals models.
IDA Helps Rescue 52 Slaughter-Bound Wild Horses
Animals  (tags: IDA, wild horses, rescued, slaughter bound, horse slaughter, horse advocates )

- 3495 days ago -
A few weeks ago, IDA received a call from the horse rescue organization Return to Freedom about 52 wild horses in dire straights. The horses had been removed from State lands in Nevada and are likely Virginia Range horses. The State of Nevada was giving
IDA Helps Rescue 52 Slaughter-Bound Wild Horses
Animals  (tags: horses, rescued, slaughter-bound, IDA, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3496 days ago -
few weeks ago, IDA received a call from the horse rescue organization Return to Freedom about 52 wild horses in dire straights. The horses had been removed from State lands in Nevada and are likely Virginia Range horses.

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