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.
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.
by Caroline Golon, guest contributor
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 …
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.