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Animal Cruelty

  • People Hurting Pets

    Fact: Someone who abuses pets are likely to commit violent crimes against people at some point. Read more about the connection between animal and human abuse.

  • What Would You Do?

    Do you know how to respond if you suspect animal abuse in your neighborhood? Learn the best actions to take and the signs of cruelty with this FAQ.

A bloodsport is an activity that causes an animal to suffer and die for the entertainment and financial gain of the sport’s promoters and patrons. Learn about various bloodsports here.

An animal hoarder is someone who collects animals beyond their ability to appropriately provide for the animals’ needs. Read about characteristics of hoarders and how to combat hoarding here.

In the history of school shootings, each shooter had committed acts that included intentional cruelty to animals. Learn more about recognizing troubled children and their connection to animal cruelty.

America has a serious animal abuse problem that needs to be taken care of. Read here to learn about animal abuse and recognize the undeniable links between all types of violence and abuse.

Animal cruelty and human violence seem to have a direct connection. Learn about the connections between animal cruelty and domestic violence and animal cruelty and child abuse here.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona Since it’s creation in December 1999, the Animal Cruelty Taskforce of Southern Arizona (ACT) has worked towards educating the community – both the general public and law enforcement – about the animal cruelty felony law in Arizona (ARS 13-2910). ACT also brings together different law enforcement agencies in the community to serve as a clearinghouse …

Animal Cruelty

Animal Hoarding

by Caroline Golon, guest contributor

An animal hoarder is someone who collects animals beyond their ability to appropriately provide for the animals’ needs. Read about characteristics of hoarders and how to combat hoarding here.

Cockfighting is a blood sport in which two or more specially bred birds are placed in an enclosure to fight for purposes of gambling and entertainment. Check out this cockfighting fact sheet.

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