Animal Abuse Happens All Across The World. Not Many People

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Animal abuse happens all across the world. Not many people are thinking about the harm done to animals each and every day, others don’t even care. There are many ways animal abuse can occur that many are not aware of, and some may be doing them and not even know it is abuse. Clothes made out of fur, animals in the circus, dogfighting, dogs chained up or tied to a rope in the owner’s yard, product testing, and whaling, are all examples of abuse. Even animals in some zoos are getting abuse. Animal cruelty is an extremely disturbing crime that can lead to serious harm or even death of innocent animals. Animal cruelty happens everywhere and to all kinds of animals. “Each year, approximately 2.7 million animals are euthanized (1.2 million dogs…show more content…
Dogfighters sometimes kill the dogs that lose because they see them as “no good”. Even some of the winning dogs die because they have been hurt so badly. The circus is also an example of human entertainment but can be considered abusive towards animals. Many circus owners do not take proper care of their animals and many are forced to do the show. Hurting the animal is not the only form of abuse, neglect is another way that people abuse animals. Many people don’t feed their pets for long periods of time and the animal is suffering and could even die because they have no food or water. Having a pet takes responsibility that includes feeding it, and walking it, and making sure it has proper exercise. Some people tie up their dogs and give them food and water but even tying up the animal is abuse. Tied-up outside, dogs become lonely, bored, anxious, and they can develop aggressive behaviors. The rope or chain can also hurt the dog and result in death. People need to realize that this kind of behavior is unacceptable and cannot not be tolerated. Some animals are being killed for useless reasons for food and clothing. Raising an animal to be killed is totally wrong and sad. “Because of the weak protections afforded to livestock under state cruelty laws, only the most shocking cases are reported, and few are ever prosecuted” (humansociety.org). Abuse can also be seen in the form of clothing too. Animals are being killed just for their fur and skin. “Fur factory farms and

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