Animal Abuse Statistics

Animal Abuse Statistics Data
Average number of animal abuse / cruelty cases reported in the media each year 1,920
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved dogs 60 %
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved cats 18 %
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved other animals 22 %
Percent of dog abuse cases that involved pit bulls 26 %
Most Common Type of Animal Abuse Percent of Reported Cases
Neglect / Abandonment 32 %
Shooting 11 %
Hoarding (When too many animals are kept in unsanitary conditions) 13 %
Beating 8 %
Fighting 9 %
Stabbing 5 %
Mutilation / Torture 5 %
Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation 3 %
Other 2 %
Burning 2 %
Poisoning 10 %
Other Animal Abuse Statistics Data
Number of mice, rates, dogs, cats, rabbit, monkeys, and other animals killed in US laboratories each year 100,000,000
Number of animals that fall victim to animal hoarding each year 250,000
Percent of fur clothing in the United States that comes from China 54 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 5, 2016

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