4 What an animal hoarder is Collection of large amount of animalsUnable to care for them properlyDenies being a hoarderUsually have psychological problems
5 Signs of an Animal Hoarder Lack of food and waterImproper shelterNo veterinary attentionUnsanitary environmentsLittle or no space"Animal Hoarding." Animal Hoarding. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May <imlivingmylife.com/we-content/uploads/2010/11/animal-hoarding.jpg
6 3 Types of Hoarders - provides adequate care strong attachment Overwhelmed Caregiver- provides adequate carestrong attachmentRescuer Hoarder- think they’re “helping”- find it difficult to turn any animal awayExploiter Hoarder- has animals strictly to serve their own needs- very manipulative
7 Effects of Hoarding Separation from society Self-denial Self-mutilationDebtExtreme FilthLittle to no self-respect
8 Effects On Animals Animals are living in their own filth. Trauma Serious diseases, and even death.Malnourishment."Non-Toxic Pet Mange Treatment :: Shop.Qbased.com :: Safely and Effectively Eliminate Mange for your Pet with a gentle solution.." Q-Based Solutions, Inc.. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May <http://shop.qbased.com/Mange-Treatment-for-pets-s/42.htm>.
9 Effects On Humans Effects neighbors and everybody in the household. Living in animal’s filth.Household dangersSerious health issues
10 Worst Hoarding Cases Animal Hoarding in The Northland - 67 cats were discovered in Northern MinnesotaBehind Closed Doors: The Horrors of Animal Hoarding- Posed as an animal shelter- Were discovered May 1st, 2003- 300 cats and 70 dead240 cats found in small storage after rancid smell report- Case in California- 240 cats stored in a storage unit- 36 cats were dead
11 Laws concerning Animal Hoarding Only two states have laws against animal hoardingIllinoisHawaiiIt is hard for the court to prosecute animal hoardersThe law most animal hoarder fall under is animal crueltyits hard to prosecute this charge since much of the cruelty is unintentional
12 SolutionOur solution, is a city ordinance directly concerning animal hoarding15 animal limitLicense for those who reach or pass the limitInspectors will inspect the condition of the animals and living space. If the 15 limited is surpassed.If you see animal hoarding call 311
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14 Citations (Cont.)retval;}, e(a);return. " Animal Hoarding In The Northland | Northland's NewsCenter: News, Weather, Sports | NBC, CBS, MyNetworkTV, and The CW for Duluth MN / Superior WI | Iron Range ." Northland's NewsCenter: News, Weather, Sports | NBC, CBS, MyNetworkTV, and The CW for Duluth MN / Superior WI . N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May <http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/iron-range/Animal-Hoarding-In-The-Northland html>."'Worst case of animal hoarding': 240 cats found in storage unit after smell reported | Mail Online." Home | Mail Online. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article /Worst-case-animal-hoarding-240-cats-storage-unit-smell-reported.html>.Simmons, Rebecca. "City of Arlington, TX :: Government :: Animal Services :: Animal Hoarding ." City of Arlington, TX. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May <http://www.arlingtontx.gov/animals