Animal Abuse Statistics Show Improvement But There's Still A Long Road Ahead
November 6, 2018 17:23
When it comes to animal abuse, dogs are the most common victims, representing nearly 65% of all documented cruelty cases. And it’s not even about dogs in general, but rather about the specific breeds. For example, 1 out of 4 abused dogs are pit bulls. In some countries, for example the UK, this breed is banned to prevent animal cruelty, as well as the infamous horrific pit bull attacks on humans. However, not only dogs become victims of animal abuse – cats, birds, mice, whales and many other animals suffer from human anger and maltreatment. In some cases, animal abuse is motivated by commercial goals, some other cases demonstrate simple the owners’ ignorance and negligence, whereas the rest of them showcase truly malignant nature of human species.
To understand and solve the problem of animal abuse better, we need to learn statistics and some significant and indicative facts. The society needs to be more aware of the terrifying numbers of murder, abuse, and neglect of animals, which are kind and loyal by nature. As great Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote in “The Little Prince”: