On average, over 1,900 animal abuse cases are reported to the media every year! This number does not include cases that do no make the news.
There are many types of animal abuse, such as neglect, hoarding, shooting, fighting, beating, stabbing, torture, poison, etc. 60% are dogs, 18% are cats and 22% are other. Pit bulls are an alarming 26% of the dogs abused yearly!
FBI statistically proved 80% of violent crimes had a pattern which started by abusing animals. History of animal abuse was found in patterns of the following convicted groups:
Child molesters 30%
Male criminals 25%
Domestic violence: 36%
Famous cases with history of animal abuse include: Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, Albert DeSalvo, Carroll Edward Cole, and David Berkowitz.
Prevent persons with a history of violence own another animal, sign our petition today!
The cost of rehabilitating an animal can be difficult for shelters, rescues, SPCA's, and veternarians. If seizing an animal these organizations are responsible for health care, shelter, and food to ensure the health of the animal.
Without donations, most of these animals would never get the care they need to become adoptable. Visit your local shelter today and find out how you can help make a difference. Give these animals a second chance at a forever family filled with unconditional love.
Here are some expenses non-profit rescues and shelters have to be accountable for:
· Dog Spay/Neuter: $200
· Cat Spay/Neuter: $100
· Microchip: $45
· Vaccines: $20 (per vaccine)
· 1 overnight stay with IV fluids: $500-$600
· Anesthesia: $90 (30 minutes)
· CPR: $200-$300 (15 minutes)
Dog behavioral class: $100-$200 (per session)
Your generous gift will help us reach our goals, plan events to raise awareness, and to help an animal in need of medical care. Thank you!