Animal Abuse Facts – 70 Distresssing Facts About Animal Abuse
Animal abuse facts and information
43 of the 50 states have a zero tolerance policy against animal cruelty, and would convict someone on a first time offense.
More than 2 million cats and dogs are killed for their fur.
Over 100 million invertebrates are used for lab testing.
15 million warm blooded animals are tortured in the laboratories worldwide.
Nearly 250,000 animals per year have become victims of hoarders.
A 40 inch fur coat takes around 60 mink, 30 to 400 chinchilla, 50 muskrats, 40 raccoons, 20 foxes, 18 lynx, 35 rabbits, 8 seals, or 15 beavers.
Animals killed for fur are killed around 6 months old. And they are kept in tiny cages in winter to encourage the development of thickest coats possible.
Between 0.1% and 1% of the 10 billion land animals transported to slaughter each year die in transit in U.S.
Shark fin soup which is around $200 per servings, and the business kills 100 million sharks per year.
More than 1 billion bees are traditionally exterminated every year by honey industry. At the end of the season, it is not worthwhile for farmers to winterize the hives, so they burn them and begin again next season.