Examples of Active Cruelty Beaten Mutilated Set on fire Shot killed
Active cruelty cont.
What is animal hoarding? When you have more than the typical amount of animals Inability to provide nutrition, sanitation, shelter and veterinary care. Denial to the inability to provide the minimal care
Animal Hoarding cont.
Why people abuse animals Ignorance Personal gain & pleasure Believing abuse is justified Lack of empathy Animals suffer in silence They are defenseless, making an easy target Little or no consequences for perpetrators Traditions, customs or rituals Desire to assert power or authority
Bull fighting cont.
Dog fighting cont. Dog fighting is illegal in all 50 states, and a felony offence in almost every state
Animal testing 50% of all test animals will die from their wounds 2 to 3 weeks after testing.
Animal testing cont.
What’s being done? There are organizations such as PETA that protect and protest for animal rights, and many others "Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Mead