Animal Abuse

Animal Abuse Needs To Stop!

Research Questions

  • What animal does this usually happen to?
  • What are the causes and effects of animal abuse?
  • What can we do to stop it?
  • Where do these things take place?
  • Why do animals get abused?
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Summary of Research

Animal abuse is very serious and needs to be stopped asap. People that abuse animals should not be able to “get away” with the things that they have done or things they're going to do. People should get time in jail for abusing animals. The most common animals that gets abused are chickens and dogs. What are the causes and effects of abuse animals? We know there is a connection between animal and human abuse, between family and other forms of violence against animals. When animals in the home are abused or neglected, others in the home may be treated similarly. The young and the old are often the target of an abuser. Women are often the target of male abusers although women can certainly be abusers in their own right. What can we do to stop animal abuse? A dog must be secured in with a fence, so that the animal is safe from other people and from other animals. Where do these things take place? A Texas study found that batterers who also abuse pets are more dangerous and use more violent and controlling behaviors than those who do not harm animals. Why do animals get abused? People that are really emotional may take out their emotions on animals and severely hurt them, sometimes even so bad that they put them in critical condition or even death. .People with emotional problems may beat, shoot, or stab animals or set them on fire. Those who abuse animals are very likely to be violent to other people—even their own family—too. Neglect is not giving an animal the right food, water, shelter or vet care.