By Abdel Hamdan
are killed in cruel and unusual ways
most of them experience pain in the last few moments of life
most of these dogs are killed because of rabies or dog fights
over 4.3 million dogs are put into shelters every year
a majority of these dogs never get adopted and live their whole lives in cages
the dogs and cats that don't get adopted end up put down and never get to experience companionship
Most Common Victims
64.5% (1,212) involved dogs
18% (337) involved cats
25% (470) involved other animals
100% of these animals only want to live lives of happiness and have owners
facts about animal abuse
Over 100 million animals – mice, rats, dogs, cats, rabbits, monkeys, birds, among others – are killed in US laboratories for chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics testing every year
Every major circus that uses animals has been cited for violating the minimal standards of care set by the United States Animal Welfare (AWA).
The exotic pet trade is a multi-billion dollar industry in the US And while some wild pets are bred in captivity, many are taken from their native habitats. The stress of being violently removed from their homes causes a number to die prematurely
Facts about fur
More than 50 million animals are violently killed for use in fashion every year.
Methods used to kill animals for their fur include gassing, electrocution, and neck breaking. Fur-bearing animals are also caught and killed in barbaric body-gripping traps.