Acts of violence or neglect perpetrated against animals are considered animal cruelty. Learn more about what constitues animal cruelty, animal cruelty laws and how to prevent animal cruelty here.
Animal abuse & violent crime against people
The evidence of a link between cruelty to animals and violence toward humans is compelling. In fact, people who abuse animals are five times more likely to commit violent crime. Animal abuse, like many other forms of abuse, is about power and control over a helpless victim.
Animal Abuse & Violence | Wisconsin Humane Society
Animal Abuse and Human Abuse: Partners in Crime | PETA
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Research in psychology and criminology shows that people who commit acts of cruelty to animalsdon't stop there—many of them move on to their fellow ...
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Who abuses animals? Cruelty and neglect cross all social and economic boundaries and media reports suggest that animal abuse is common in both rural and urban areas. Intentional cruelty to animals is strongly correlated with other crimes, including violence against people. Hoarding behavior often victimizes animals.
Animal cruelty facts and stats | The Humane Society of the United ...
Australian laws have abandoned farm animals: millions of farm animals daily endure housing conditions and acts of cruelty that would be illegal if it instead involved a companion animal.
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