What is animal abuse?
Animal cruelty can be either deliberate abuse or simply the failure to take care of an animal. Either way, and whether the animal is a pet, a farm animal or wildlife, the victim can suffer terribly.
There are many types of animal abuse
Puppy mills, animal hoarding, dog fighting, etc.
Types of animal abuse
A puppy mill is a large-scale commercial dog breeding facility where profit is given priority over the well-being of the dogs.
Dog fighting is a type of blood sport in which dogs are forced to fight one another for the entertainment and/or profit of spectators.
Animal hoarding occurs when an individual is housing more animals than he or she can adequately care for.
Why is this a problem?
Animal abuse is so common, and happens everyday. As you're reading this, another animal is being beaten, killed, or suffering from neglection and starvation. We need to take action!
How can you look at these animals and not want to help them?
Just think, you could be the one to put this animal out of its misery.
We are the ones who need to help them. It only takes one person to start a revolution!
Call to action
• how do we prevent this?
• what's the next step?
• what can YOU do?
the signs of animal abuse:
- weird behavior
- chained or caged
- lack of shelter
- lack of food or water
- poor body condition and noticeable trauma
- lack of sanitation
- violent owners
- too many animals in a home