It has been very sad writing about animal abuse, especially abuse towards dogs. I am also sad about other creatures being abused. Personally, I don’t think humans have the right to do much of what we do. Since we are supposedly the top of the ...Read More
The connection between animal abuse and other criminal behaviors was recognized, long before the evolution of the social sciences and institutions with which we now address such behaviors. In his famous series of 1751 engravings, “The Four Stages of Cruelty,” William Hogarth traced the life ...Read More
Abusers of Animals are Five Times as Likely to Harm Humans
Nearly half of the victims who stay in violent households do so because they are afraid for their animals. Countless more never leave the home for this very reason. Companion animals like cats and dogs ...Read More
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 ...Read More
Animal Cruelty Facts and Stats
What to know about abuse victims and legislative trends
Dog fighting and other forms of organized animal cruelty often co-occur with other crimes, including drug trafficking.