See if she is aggressive and or nervous. See if she has adequate shelter and if she’s on a chain.
By Katilyn Boyer
♫ In many circuses, wild and exotic
animals are trained through the
use of intimidation and physical
♫ Eighteen red foxes are killed to
make one fox-fur coat, 55
minks to make a mink coat.
♫ Scientists believe that around
100 species become extinct
But these are just some facts…
♫ The amount of cases
reported in the United
States last year were 1,670.
♫ Just in Ohio alone, last
year, there were a reported
♫ Of these cases, 29 were
neglect and 9 were
Passive Abuse Active Abuse
♫ Starvation ♫ Malicious intent
♫ Dehydration ♫ Intimidation to
♫ Parasite Infestation
family members by
♫ Inadequate shelter
♫ Flexing their power
♫ Failure to seek
by hitting animal
♫ Observe the animals condition.
♫ Pay close attention the animals environment.
♫ Look for food and water bowls.
♫ Touch the animals skin to see if she will let
you get close enough to her.
♫ Lastly, interact with the animal.
♫ Dirty, matted, and smelly fur abuse from another person
♫ Seeing a person physically ♫ Constantly left alone and
abuse the animal barking due to no attention
♫ Neglecting needs (i.e. given
inadequate medical ♫ Aggressiveness towards
care, food, fresh water or humans and animals
proper shelter) ♫ Being tied up to a short chain
♫ Shying away from people or in a cage and or for long
♫ Visible bones due to periods of time,
malnutrition ♫ Surroundings are
♫ Visible signs of bad health dirty, walking or sleeping in
♫ Always nervous his or her own feces
♫ Scars and or bruises
♫ Afraid of owner
♫ When you put your hand up or
reach out to pet it, it yelps
with fear due to previous
♫ The ASPCA website is a great place to go to
report neglected animals.
♫ But around here you can get in touch with the
♫ Or you can contact our local human society.
♫ You can help an animal recover by adopting one!
You have some extra space? Don’t go to the pet
store go to a shelter!
♫ You can also suggest to other people to adopt.
♫ You can put up flyers outside of your local gas
♫ Or you could just visit the shelter every once in
awhile to talk to the animals.
♫ Let’s say you want to earn some extra money, try
applying at your local shelter.
♫ These animals have been
rescued by the ASPCA.
♫ These were all abused in some
♫ They are currently up for
♫ You can help by volunteering at your local
♫ Also, by making people around you aware.
♫ You can easily donate a little money to
shelters and places that hold abused animals.
♫ Make sure they have food and water out for
♫ If you travel, hire someone to simply spend
time with your pet.
♫ If you are at work a lot out your pet outside in
a fenced area so it doesn’t feel to alone.
♫ Did you know, its been
proven people with animals
live 5-10 years longer?
♫ They also make amazing
♫ Interaction with loving,
attentive pets can enrich
the quality of life for people
of all ages, especially those
with special needs.
♫ Also, they can become
♫ Teach your children to be gentle and loving
♫ Tell them, animals have souls too and you
wouldn’t want their feelings hurt.
♫ Also, have them feed the pet or take it out.
♫ You cannot abandon your pet.
♫ You cannot inflict pain upon your pet.
♫ You cannot drug your pet in any way.
♫ You cannot injure your pet.
These are pretty straight-forward but
keep them in mind if you see an animal
being left out in the rain or snow without
shelter, or if the animal is going hungry.
♫ Puppy mills are mass dog-
♫ The dogs are left in
♫ Often after the mother
cannot breed she is killed.
♫ Profit is put over the well-
being of the dogs.
♫ Many of the dogs are sold
to pet stores and usually
have a lot of problems.
♫ Dog fighting happens all over America and
you don’t even know it.
♫ The dogs are forced to fight and the trainers
get the profit.
♫ Pit bulls are usually used and the dogs often
♫ Created by Katilyn Boyer.
♫ Images from Google images and the ASPCA
♫ Information from ASPCA