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OCTAVIA CLARK CAS 100 SECTION 1 OCTOBER 8 2009
Overview/Objectives Introduction (video) Location Statistics Types Facts Cause/Effect Impact Conclusion Questions
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Prevalence in Areas such as: Across the country: the U.S. It is prevalent in both rural and urban areas.
In 200 8 States such as Florida and California had the highest risk rate of animal abuse. Most commonly with dogs ( 25% dog abuse cases involved pit bulls in 2007). Commonly found in the factory farm industry.
75% are Men 25% are Women 1% ages 7-12 22% ages 13-19 77% ages 20 and above
TYPES OF ANIMAL CRUELTY Shooting and Animal fighting both 17% Torturing 11% Beating 6% Throwing Burning 6% Poisoning 4% Stabbing, Kicking, and Dragging all 3% Animal, Hanging, and Vehicle all 1% Malnourished 70% Emaciated 30%
FACTS Animal Abuse is strongly related to domestic violence. 57 % of domestic violence victims stated there pet was harmed as well. Chances are a child abusing an animal can grow up to be a person who commits other violent crimes.
CAUSES Overpopulation is a big cause for animal neglect. Cats can start breeding as early as 6 months old. 2 Cats along with their offspring in six years can generate 420,000 cats. 2 Dogs along with offspring can generate 67,000 dogs. 70,000 puppies and kittens are born a day compared to 10,ooo humans.
EFFECTS OF ABUSE on ANIMAL Animals who are abused within the first few weeks of life are not rarely suitable to be pets. When abused in the first few weeks, cats are more likely to be hostile towards humans for the rest of there lives. Rehabilitation for an abused pet depends on the age of the animal when abused and the length of the abuse for the animal.
Increases costs of living because taxes are increased in order to fund the removal of dead animals from public places, care for animal shelters, and to euthanize animals that have not been adopted.
CONCLUSION Now that I have discussed with you” 1. the prevalence of animal abuse in the U.S. both in the rural and urban areas; provided you with 2. Statistics on animal abuse; 3. The Types of animal abuse; 4. The facts relating animal abuse to domestic violence; 5. The Causes and Effects of animal abuse to animal; and lastly, 6. The impact on us humans… I hope that I was able to bring to you greater awareness and understanding on animal abuse.
KRONSKY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION RESEARCH BRIEF (ANIMAL CRUELTY) HTTP://WWW.PETABUSE.COM/CASES HTTP://WWW.INHUMAN.ORG HTTP://WWW.HSUS.ORG
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