Animals, The Five Common Types Of Animal Abuse

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“Monsters aren’t real, but humans are.” – Anonymous. (Google images) Honestly everyone says that dogs are monsters but in reality we are the true monsters. There are so many ways on why dogs and other animals aren’t the monsters and we are. We have abused animals for a very long time, yet we still call them monsters for fighting back. Animal abuse has been categorized into five common types. There is neglect abuse, hoarding abuse, fighting abuse, beating abuse, and mutilation abuse (common types of animal abuse). There is a lot of way you can prevent animal abuse but the main one that everyone should do is understand the animal abuse law in your state and report animal abuse if you see or suspect it is happening. (What you can do to stop animal …show more content…
The number of cruelty cases reported in the media from 2007 was 1,880 based on website pet-abuse.com. (Most common victims) Surveys say that those who abuse animals are more than likely male who are under the age of 30. 64.5% (1,212) animal abuse cases involve dogs. 25% of those are identified as pit bull breeds. 18% (337) cases involve cats who have been abused and the percentage of the other types of animals who are abused is 25% (470). (Who abuses animals) The studies of the FBI shows animal abuse is linked to arson, rape, and murder. Psychological profiles indicate that the one who abuse animals compensate for their worthlessness of their life is being cruel to animals. This classifies as displacement behavior. (Animal cruelty & violent crime) Ways you can help stop animal abuse or animal cruelty in general is standing up for the animals!. You should also learn your states animal abuse laws, report animal abuse when seen. Also you can get your pets spayed or neutered to avoid the abuse of hoarding. (How to stop the common types of …show more content…
You need to learn the animal abuse laws you have in your state. By reporting animals that are being abuse you have helped save their lives. If you spay or neutered your pets it will save the lives of a million other animals.(What you can do to stop animal Abuse) If you learn and understand the link between animal cruelty and domestic abuse. If you believe that an animal is being abused in a home, the phone call you make could not only save the lives of the animal but also could provide help to the family members who could also be getting abused. The animal control officers feel like there is other abuse going on in the house not only to the pets but to the family members they will report it to social services and vice versa. You could be a role model to younger children by being kind and showing them how to treat and respect animals. By teaching the children to be kind it will help the children who are cruel to animals not to be cruel to other human beings. You could also volunteer to help the animals that are in an animal shelter. By helping them you could become a foster family for the pet that needs help getting back to trusting people or even while they are healing from being abused from its previous owner. By being a foster family you are providing a temporary home for them for a short amount of

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