We need you on our side!
You don’t have to be a cop, lawyer or
judge to fight animal cruelty.
All you need is the courage to speak up
for those who cannot speak for
Without concerned citizens, who report
cruelty ,we wouldn’t know about most
instances of animal abuse.
It all starts with YOU—that's why it's so
important to keep your eyes and ears
Tick or flea infestations
Wounds on the body.
Patches of missing hair.
Extremely thin, starving animals.
Dogs who are repeatedly left alone without food &
water, often chained up in a yard.
Dogs who are kept outside without shelter in
extreme weather conditions.
An owner striking or otherwise physically abusing
Animals who cower in fear or act aggressively
when approached by their owners.
Rely on the police department to
investigate animal cruelty.
You may have to contact local animal
control or another municipal agency.
Provide as much as information as
possible when reporting animal cruelty.
It helps to write down:
The type of cruelty that you
witnessed, who was involved, the date of
the incident & where it took place.
Know your state's animal cruelty laws.
• These vary from state to state, & even
from city to city.
Fight for the passage of strong anti-
cruelty laws on federal, state and local
levels by joining the ASPCA Advocacy
If you have pets, be sure to always
show them the love and good care that
If you think your animal is sick, bring
him to the veterinarian.
Be responsible and have your animals
spayed or neutered.
Talk to your children about how to
If a parent isn't treating the family's
pets right, the children won’t either.
Volunteer at an animal shelter.
Take in foster animals who have been
abused in their former homes.
Donations are welcome!