Animal Abuse Thousands of animals are killed each year by illegal animal hunting and abuse.
Types of animal abuse Puppy mills: Large dog breeding facility that are used to earn money off of the animals. Conditions are usually terrible, unsanitized and many dogs are shoved into one small cage at a time leaving no room for them to move. There is about 4,000 puppy mills located in the U.S today
Another type of abuse Animal Hoarding: People take in too many pets then they can care for. These people usually dont have sanitary environments for animals and their pets usually are sick, injured and under weight from not having enough food to eat.
Animal Extinction Animal Poaching: someone hunts an animal illegally either because that animal is on the endangered species list or it is out of its hunting season. Hunters mainly kill them because they may have a valuable mineral, or fur of some sort.
Animal Poaching The African elephant, Bengal tiger, polar bear, and Pilot whale are just a few of the many creatures on the endangered species list.
Facts and Statistics Inless than six years all wild white rhinos will be completely extinct if we don’t do something to help save them. Over 50% of reptilesare in critical danger orvulnerable to extinctionand over 30% of mammalsare endangered as well.