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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.

Dogfighting is a “contest” in which two dogs are placed in a pit to fight each other for the purpose of gambling and entertainment. Check out this dogfighting fact sheet to learn more.

Violence toward animals and violence toward humans is linked. Learn how to protect your pet from domestic violence in a way that is safe for you.

If the animal protections laws in your city, your county or your state aren’t strong enough, do something about it! Find out how to lay down the law here!

Cars heat up fast and dogs can die quickly when left in a car. Learn what to do when you see a dog left in someone else’s car. Remember these tips and you could save a pet’s life!

Acts of violence or neglect perpetrated against animals are considered animal cruelty. Learn more about what constitues animal cruelty, animal cruelty laws and how to prevent animal cruelty here.

Cars heat up fast and dogs can die quickly when left in a car. Learn what to do when you see a dog left in someone else’s car. Remember these tips and you could save a pet’s life!

Heatstroke is deadly and pets can die in a short time if left in hot cars. Read these tips so you know what to do when you see a pet in distress — you could save a life!

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