Animal Cruelty And Animal Abuse

879 Words Oct 21st, 2015 4 Pages
Animal Abuse is when someone hurts an animal or does not care for the animal responsibly. It’s against the law to hard or be cruel to animals. It’s also called animal cruelty. The topic is going to be over is animal abuse. There’s a lot of people against animal abuse. A lot of researchers try to find a way to stop animal abuse. The FBI is conducting an investigation to find out a way to serve justice to those that abuse animals. Animal abuse has been going on for a very long time now and it need to stop. People that show any type of abuse to a nonhuman like substance may receive time in prison. A Texas study found that people who also abuse pets are more dangerous and have more violent behaviors than those who don’t abuse animals. Research shows that between 18 and 48 percent of battered women, and their children delay leaving abusive situations in fear for what could happen to their animals. The Chicago
Police Department found out that a certain percent of individuals have been arrested for dog fighting and animal abuse had domestic violence charges on their records. As found on the internet “Animal cruelty is increasingly viewed as a serious issue by professionals in law enforcement and mental health—as well as by the general public. The effective prosecution of animal abuse has many benefits. It can provide an early and timely response to those who are, or who are risk of becoming, a threat to the safety of others. It can provide an added tool for the protection of…
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