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Animal Hoarding is Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty

Animal Hoarding is Animal Cruelty

No Comments 20 August 2010

In the last month, my local humane association assisted with two large-scale animal rescue efforts. Both were cases of animals being saved from hoarding situations. According to The Humane Society of the United States, animal hoarding is likely a symptom of a psychological or neurological malfunction. In many cases, the hoarder believes they’re helping the […]

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Animal Cruelty Linked to Other Forms of Violence

Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty Linked to Other Forms of Violence

2 Comments 30 June 2010

The New York Times Magazine recently published “The Animal-Cruelty Syndrome,” an in-depth look at the correlation between animal abuse and other criminal activity. Animal abuse has long been linked to domestic violence, firearms possession, and drug trafficking, among other crimes, on an anecdotal basis. Now, however, scientific research proves the link, and law enforcement officials […]

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