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Animal Abuse Statistics

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Animal Abuse StatisticsData
Average number of animal abuse / cruelty cases reported in the media each year1,920
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved dogs60 %
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved cats18 %
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved other animals22 %
Percent of dog abuse cases that involved pit bulls26 %
Most Common Type of Animal AbusePercent of Reported Cases
Neglect / Abandonment32 %
Shooting11 %
Hoarding (When too many animals are kept in unsanitary conditions)13 %
Beating8 %
Fighting9 %
Stabbing5 %
Mutilation / Torture5 %
Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation3 %
Other2 %
Burning2 %
Poisoning10 %
Other Animal Abuse StatisticsData
Number of mice, rates, dogs, cats, rabbit, monkeys, and other animals killed in US laboratories each year100,000,000
Number of animals that fall victim to animal hoarding each year250,000
Percent of fur clothing in the United States that comes from China54 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 23, 2017

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