Animal Abuse Facts – 70 Distresssing Facts About Animal Abuse

Facts on animal abuse

The Food Drug and Cosmetics Act was passed requiring animal testing of certain drugs and chemicals to make sure they were safe for humans. Following WWII, the use of medical and scientific research on animals exploded.

Puppy mills are facilities that breed puppies in inferior conditions and sell them in commercial markets. There are more than 5,000 puppy mills in U.S.

The most common form of dog abuse is either abuse or neglect.

There are more than 6,000 cases of dog abuse that occur every year.

4 to 5 million animals die every year in shelters.

Chaining dogs is legal in most areas; it is one of the cruelest punishments to animals.

Over 100 million animals suffer and die in cruel drug, chemical, food, cosmetics test, biological lesson etc every year.

Circus elephants are kept in chains for as long as 23 hours a day from the time they are babies.

27 animals went extinct in the 20th Some are Javan Tiger, Japanese Wolf, Amazon River Dolphin.

Majority of laws related to anti-cruelty are limited to cases involving aggravated cruelty, torture or cruelty to companion animals.