Stop the barbaric culling of dogs in Azerbaijan
For to long the Government of Azerbaijan has with-held legislating against the cruel culling of stray dogs in Baku
For to long the Government of Azerbaijan has with-held legislating against the cruel culling of stray dogs in Baku
THE WORLD CANNOT, THE UNITED NATIONS MUST NOT STAND BY AND WATCH SYRIA BECOME ANOTHER PALESTINE
Greyhounds are being hung and having metal pipes inserted into their mouths causing them to die horrific deaths
To make sure that people who do this type of evil acts are not walking the streets with our kids.
Shane is the victim of a viscious animal cruelty attack by a Gwinnett County Georgia, Animal Control Officer
To make sure that this time around - The RIGHT decisions will be made by CITES at the 17th CoP meeting in South Africa.
Please stop the testing and killing of puppies, kittens and other animals..
We ask the Chinese government to adopt national laws to Stop the trade and consumption of Cat meat.
Thousands of Angora rabbits are killed in China for their fur, they are strapped and plucked off their furs...
Don't let Congress deny your right to know: Oppose the DARK act
Home of Barn Buddies Rescue, which provides holistic care and shelter to abandoned farm animals
Since 1st September 2013 when 2 little brothers were neglected by their grandmother, Romania turn into a killer country!
The senseless fur industry subjects animals to prolonged suffering for trivial fashion items.
This campaign is important because our closest cousins, the Orangutan are at risk for our human greed.
"If you kill a Dolphin you kill one of us". We ask to stop the horrible Dolphins slaughters in Taiji bay - Japan.
Animal abusers know they can get away with their crimes because courts rarely impose anything near maximum penalties.
Very popular top selling brands currently in your cupboard, bathroom, etc. hold a terrible fate for innocent animals.
End the culture of dog and cat meat in Vietnam
Lobbying for tougher enforcement & control to end dog and cat meat smuggling of peoples pets from Thailand into Vietnam
PLEASE HELP MRIJANA CULUM TO SAVE PUPS & DOGS DUMPED on the STREETS, GARBAGE - in last few they have run out of food :(
Stop The Torture and Killing of Live Domestic Rabbits Used as Hunting Bait!
Animal Cruelty & Neglect Is Not Acceptable
'Ali express' and others are advertising for 3rd parties child size sex dolls. This is unacceptable.
Animal abusers do not receive just court trials. So, people who abuse animals must be tried as if they abused a human.
South Africa has an appalling wildlife protection record in recent years fueled by corruption and lack of political will
2.5 Million dogs and thousands of cats are brutally tortured and killed in South Korea every year and this must end now!
This is an unethical business engaged in animal cruelty.
Animals have feelings, a heartbeat, and can love someone. If someone abuses an animal they should go to jail!
To change the existing laws and pass tough anti- cruelty laws on animal abusers.
All animals deserve legal protection from exploitation, cruelty, neglect, and abuse.
Expansion of palm oil plantations in rainforests is pushing wild orangutans to the brink of extinction.
Because some of the most iconic species of animals are in danger of going extinct if we don't act immediately.
PLEASE NOTE: TAKING THE PLEDGE DOES NOT SIGN THE PETITION. PLEASE GO TO CHANGE.ORG TO SIGN
We want to expose Animal Cruelty, Backyard Breeders & Pet Flippers
The dolphins are being slaughtered for meat products, and gain profit.
Rangers are giving their lives to conservation. It's our turn to give back.
Ag gag laws criminalize the collection of evidence of animal abuse on factory farms and are a threat to people across
Mayor Gimenez, Animals lovers of Miami-Dade voted YES and passed the plan to make Miami Dade a "No Kill" county by
Here in 1 minute 55 seconds we see the real price of dairy.. not graphic, just the heartbreaking truth. Vegans need not
The Rabbits Need Your Voice! "Rabbits' eyes bulge because of either fear or pain" This is not a Petition, Please File
E-Bay is profiting from the sale of Wolf fur! Please sign this petition to end the sale of Wolf fur on E-Bay!
This video shows a tiger being abused during China's May Day Holiday (May 1st) at a city zoo in eastern China. No
A day in the life of a bird raised for foie gras includes several force-feedings in which a thick pipe is rammed down
"Breed & Greed: ATO Make Backyard Breeders Pay Their Tax!" Given the poor reputation many backyard breeders and puppy
The legislation itself is the creator of the cat problems - Cat ban is the legitimate factor causing people to throw out
First Candle is dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life.
Killing these wild animals for a so-called "sport" does not help and give benefits anyone
Action is needed to help animals raised for food. If you eat meat or are already vegetarian.... Would you be willing to
BOYCOTT Fortnum Masons AND Harrods FOREVER!
WE THE BRITISH & GLOBAL COMMUNITY OPPOSE THE BRITISH HOME SECRETARY'S UNJUSTIFIED LIFE-TIMEBAN ON PROFESSOR STEVE BEST
To: JinSun and the Pyeongchang 2018 Coordination Commission. We respectfully state that we will BOYCOTT the
I want to ensure no pet owner ever has to put down their pet when they could have recieved the care their owners are
CCTV footage of the dog running through a car park while engulfed in flames was shown on national TV news channels and
Jindo Dogs are South Korea's national dogs and they are officially designated as South Korea's "Natural Monument No.
Your choice was taken away from you... That is why YOU need to sign... After all the cover-up they now admit there is a
The $2 billion dollar-a-year South Korean dog and cat meat industry, which extinguishes the lives of approximately two
A frog is kept alive in a kitchen until someone places an order. From there, the frog is stabbed by a chef's knife and
Build a advanced Culture of Compassion and Empathy for Humans,Nonhumans,Earth and
Does an Animal Abuser Live in Your Neighborhood? Our communities have good reason to be concerned about the whereabouts
TELL THE PRESIDENT THAT ANIMAL CRUELTY NEEDS TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY....make the people who commit these acts of violence
Facebook is a household name for millions of people around the world who use it to make friends, share pictures, and
It's enough now ! Bullfight is neither Tradition nor Cultur. It was never anything more than a cruel Spectacle of and
Because this is horrendous and hideous. Can you imagine the fear these animals must be in the last minutes of their
Anyone who care's for there pet, needs to sign this petition, ASAP!!! Please sign and send this to ALL of your friends.
Because we should all support our countrys armed forces as they are the ones putting their lives on the line.
As many as 200 million females are missing because of gendercide. Stand up for girls and women everywhere.
Thank you for joining me. Let us petition President Zuma as the Government lost the court case in 2010 to stop canned
We ask to stop the terrible practice of eating dog meat and tortures to which the dogs are subjected in China.
We believe that Facebook needs to remove their animal hate pages and needs to stop their animal cruelty pages.
Healthy bee populations are essential to the production of food. Floral nectars and aromas attract bees and thus ensure
Please sign our petition to get an Amber alert system in the UK where law enforcement agencies can notify the public
September signals the beginning of the dolphin drive hunting season in Taiji.
This is important because many species of monkeys are threatened of extinction.
These harmless, fun profiles which provide much pleasure are being ruthlessly culled
The world is on the brink of letting an important and iconic species be rendered extinct due to bias and selfish greed.
The City has the paperwork to move a Cat Plan forward but has sat on it for over a year while the felines suffer and die
Tony, now is in Gov. Bobby Jindal’s hands. If Jindal vetoes the bill, the tiger could end up in a sanctuary.
Groupon is giving animals a raw deal by promoting animal abusers, including SeaWorld & Ringling Bros.
Animal abuse , cruelty and neglect must be stopped.
Greenville County shelters in SC have decided that any kitten born in their shelters that are under 100g will be killed.
Romania Animal Rescue's new "Homeless Animals Hospital" project enables animals to get the help they need!
This is sick.....
Lions are Wild. Mothers transfer wilderness survival skills to cubs. Captivity ends wildness forever. It is cruel.
Your votes of 5$ (or more) will help us twice: to win and to help our dogs!
Whale species are decreasing dramatically, they deserve our protection.
Gobernador, prohiba las ventas de animales sin los permisos legales en Facebook de Puerto Rico
Ford was shot dead ,in his own yard,because he (JUST HAD THAT LOOK)!!
Radcliffe Pets in Radcliffe, Manchester sell puppies in the shop window without their mothers present
Orca Welfare & Safety Act would make it illegal to “hold in captivity, or use, orcas for performance or entertainment."
Cassadaga residents are trying to stop the plans to exterminate all of the swans in the area.
Ivy Leaf Kennels is run by notorious puppy pedlar KEVIN KNOX.
Worcester ponies are tied up alongside the road and forgot about, they have no water, proper food or adequate shelter.
The lieutenant Colonel was unpunished for his abuse of a stray dog in one of the camp in Singapore.
Two million Americans become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year.
WE AS ONE CAN BE THE VOICES FOR TIGERS. THEY DESERVE TO LIVE FREE!
Hug a hound, cuddle a cat, donate to a donkey. It all makes a difference.
Pet dogs are not protected under current dog breeding legislation
SURPLUS - Giraffe KILLED on Sunday Feb 9th 2014!
I am tired of reading about these minimal sentences given to criminals who abuse animals.
Our campaign is to cut back and eventually stop marine pollution and enforce tougher laws
Animals have no voice. When they are tortured, abused, and many other things, they cant speak up for themselves!
Sport Hunting and the fur industry are two of the major violations against animal rights.
We are all one.. Humans, nature and animals. By disrespecting the life of other living beings the world will collapse.
Animal Planet and their production company partners have come under scrutiny for their inhumane treatment of animals.
I hate to see any kind of animals in jail! i want to free this Kangaroo in Las Vegas Shop!
Taiji dolphin hunters have caught a real prize: A white albino dolphin calf who will die without his mother.
Animal abusers know they can get away with their crimes because courts rarely impose anything near maximum penalties.
To protect and prevent our adoptable dogs to be unnecessarily euthanized
These Rabbits Deserve a Safe Life
If he is successfull, it will result in tearing apart families and killing innocent dogs based merely on how they look.
Please contact Groupon right away and urge it to cancel this SeaWorld deal.
Do you know why you are our animals’ hero?
Stopping the cruel industry of Angora fur. Rabbits scream out in pain while their fur gets ripped out.
We have 125 animal that are living in a hell hole - no water, no food, no daylight, etc.
Feral Rabbits are being run over with cars and thrown to dogs!
This inhamane slaughtering of these innocent animals has got to stop!
To have this Dog killer serve the maximum penalty under the law.
Do not believe that animals used in movies are protected from injury or harm. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Dogs, cats and rodents in China should not be publicly beaten and shot to death without investigation and justice.
We are trying to raise awareness about the war on wolves.
CRUELTIES and SLAUGHTERING of Bulls and a Horses used for MATADOR sport.
US Fish & Wildlife Service is issuing an import permit for a hunted down endangered Black Rhino, a dangerous precedent.
Carnival has the worst impact on our oceans of any other cruise line.
We pay our registration so if our dog is picked up it is cared for properly. We don't expect for them to be abused
Many cats are abandoned to fend for themselves each year and face starvation, illness, and other dangers.
Across the country animals are dying at the hands of Bandfield Pet Hospital
Tras la reforma del artículo 337 del Código Penal, referente al delito de maltrato animal, aumenta considerablemente
WAZA is the main contributor to the infamous Taiji's dolphin slaughters. The time to hold WAZA accountable is NOW!!
Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Qantas, all have banned freight of shark fins, Singapore Air should now be among the leaders
Every 15 mins an elephant is killed. Which is why the elephant lost for the NBC show "Under Wild Skies" is one too many.
Join us in saving the Arctic from reckless oil drilling
Is killing animals entertainment? NBC is airing episodes of the NRA sponsored show promoting violence towards animals
2 locations received our help this past week. Vatra Dornei, the lovely town with a Mayor who understands how to stop
Puppy Doe was rehomed through Craigslist, the people who took her sadistically tortured her.
The premature delisting of gray wolves flies in the face of sound science and is an invitation to a recovery disaster.
BOSNIA! IMPLEMENT HUMANE STRAY-DOG AND CAT POPULATION CONTROL AND TREATMENT.. WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS >>> Go to the
The Merced Police Dept. is killing injured kittens and dogs at their shooting range and it has to stop
The Romanian goverment hastly aproved a law by which they are empowered to kill all the dogs in our country.
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE PETITION – "JUSTICE FOR TERRY" (BOSTON TERRIER-FRENCH BULLDOG CROSS ALLEGEDLY PUNCHED
2 volunteers visited from Norway to help. 3 dogs on their ways to safe homes in Norway. One junior, three legs saved
Convince the Animal Ethics Committe @ La Trobe University to save 20 lambs
to mant innocent animals dying in vehicals due to heat..cold..the laws should be strick....
ELLA was a tame Deer and a well loved member of the local community.Ella lived within the Elmwood Cemetery grounds a
Abused and tortured, Tye and Jet deserve justice for what they went through. Punishments should fit the crime!
http://youtu.be/e0KpQb9IdmM (http://youtu.be/e0KpQb9IdmM) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_iBZWfvJWQ
Hold the "the old man" who pulled so hard on Broc's collar "to teach lesson" collar was imbedded in his neck
DETROIT MICHIGAN USA - 2013. Once a vibrant and alive city. Now a city overwhelmed not only with poverty for its
Bees are essential for one out of every three bites of food we eat. But they are being wiped out by the indiscriminant
Wildlife Services' Predator Control Program is the government's top wildlife killing machine; a program that operates
Too many dogs and cats are being killed every day in California shelters and this practice needs to stop.
The power that fuels the animal charities are their supporters. With them, the love and commitment for the animals
If you share more people will see the truth...
Tenho estado até agora ao pé do Mimo, no local onde se encontrava na foto que partilhei, uma das donas da escola que tem
Facts of the Story here: Wisconsin DNR Kills Giggles the Baby Deer in a SWAT like raid of Animal shelter
Justice for Cabela.. Skamania County Sheriff's (http://skamaniasheriff.com/) deputies arrived to the home of
From Spring of 2007 to present, Save Our Shores volunteers have removed over 39,800 plastic bags from local beaches and
My inspiration to become a conservationist came 20 years ago, when I was deep in the pristine forest of Virunga National
Please read and share - 25 years of RSPCA inaction on animal welfare in rural NSW. Cataloguing 20+ years of neglect
Saturday July 27th 2013 NEWS
Saranda is a beautiful city located in the south of Albania by the Ionian Sea. In the summer it is one of the main
Please share the news to help track down the disgusting person who posted this horrific AD on craigslist. WARNING.. the
WARNING the images and videos posted by this man on facebook are GRAPHIC. HE LIVES IN - San Martín Texmelucan de
La MVZ MARIA ELENA CHIQUILLO BARRIOS DE REYNOSO, autora del programa del CSYBA responsable directa y material de las
ANIMAL CRUELTY! Dog dies in LV Heat! The DA has promised to prosecute. PLEASE HELP US TO GET JUSTICE FOR THIS POOR
ARE YOU OUTRAGED OVER THE DEATH OF INNOCENT ROTTWEILER MAX? Then please - Call for Officer to be charged with animal
Elepahnt ( Elephant) being held hostage for ransom by Indonesian farmers. VIDEO - Published on 30th Jun 2013 The
Authorities in Tennessee have charged
Hey McDonald’s, Detox Your Taters and Don't Grow McFrankenFries!
JUNE 2013 NEWS LINK: http://esecaucus.com/2013/06/secaucus-animal-horrors/
Video: Dog slammed against wall at Orlando pet
Maryland teenager accused of stabbing family puppy to death! PLEASE READ and share widely. News
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE PETITION – "JUSTICE FOR OREO" (CAT ALLEGEDLY STRANGLED TO DEATH BARE-HANDED AND LEFT IN
Published on 23 Jun 2013 This video is being published to expose a teenager's heinous acts against defenseless animals
How YOU and Bold Visions Conservation Will Stop Wolf & Wildlife Slaughter in America? Start by reading BVC's 10-Step
There are no penalties for abusing animals on fur (http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-clothing/fur.aspx) farms
Factory farms cram egg-laying hens into cages so tiny they can't even spread their wings. Breeding pigs and veal calves
It is very important now to keep the pressure and demand proper investigation of this barbaric murder and the harshest
THIS IS VERY IMPORTNANT IF WE HAD STRICTER LAW THEN THEY WOULDENT BE HALF THE DEATH / NEGLECT CASES YOU SEE TODAY PEOPLE
This is why should you sign and share this petition. Dog lured to its death by University of Limerick students in
This is the shocking world of the Nas Dom Dog Shelter in Pozega Serbia Puppies so hungry they eat their siblings A
The shocking murder of Jairo Mora Sandoval
From Australia: KERSER was seized because he went into a next door neighbour's backyard. They then called animal rescue
Please click on link (below) to sign this important petition and share
Please follow this cause for a state funeral for Drummer Lee Rigby
The Mexican gray wolf, a distinct subspecies of the gray wolf, once roamed throughout Mexico and the Southwestern United
Although hunting and trapping remain legal in the United States of America, deliberate torture and prolonged suffering
How would you feel if somebody managed to put you inside a tiny plastic bag, where you could barely move, feeded by a
There is no reason for such acts to be done upon our Loving animals,KILL SHELTERS are inhumane this is a problem that
You would not allow your companion animal to go through the most excruciating pain as it gets old and dieing, right?
As you read this, hundreds of animals have their foot, shattered and mangled in a foothold trap, or are slowly choking
Sugar was turned into the shelter by her owner paralyzed in her rear area, I rescued her and took her straight to the
On facebook there is a group called, "Woman Slaughter Animals" It is predominantly, aimed at males, for sexual pleasure.
A man named SAMY ALMOGRABI has a facebook page about Sexual Animal Torture Fetish's (very graphic) .It was reported to
The Agenda of the Planet Earth (http://www.agendadelpianetaterra.net/1/agenda_of_the_planet_earth_477208.html) invites
Ok everyone that wants to voice their dismay/outrage over the decision to euthanize all animals at the Stokes Shelter
A political group started by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is funding ads that support risky oil drilling in the Arctic
Watch. Share. Save Lives. Millions of pets will develop cancer during their lifetimes. An estimated 50 percent of pets
Billions of animals in factory farms are forced to live in cruel and inhumane conditions. From chickens that are
The other day I read that over 40 States use the gas chamber in their animal shelters as a way to euthanize millions of
DIPUTADOS DEL HONORABLE CONGRESO DEL ESTADO LIBRE Y SOBERANO DE PUEBLA Estimados Diputados: Por este medio
Tens of millions of sharks are killed each year for their fins to meetthe demands of the masses. Finning is cruel and
Bentley Hall Farm in Bury operate as an illegal puppy farm. They have been doing so since August 2011 when their license
We have reached the last stand for Sumatran orangutans, but it's not too late to save them.Many Americans are being
This kill "shelter" claims Mia was "euthanized." Her bloodied body was found in a pit behind the facility. Necropsy
Please express support and sympathy for the families who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook shooting, and those injured.
stop ctuelty to animals becasue you wnt to look cool
You learn every day about more public shelters across Romania where dogs are prisoners of the indifference, corruption
This is a morally corrupt practice. Let's act now and end it.
Borko's story - Bulgaria: Lynch Mob Beats Defenceless Crippled Doggy
I got a very disturbing e-mail this morning about Bill SB 397 it's about how wolf haters in Montana want to have wolves
Bats are the primary predator of night flying insects such as the invasive gypsy moth, malaria carrying mosquitos, and
WE ALL HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE ALL ANIMALS HAVE A RIGHT TO LIVE FREE FROM HURT AND PAIN. SO WE MUST KEEP UP THE
Help protect the defenseless and innocent.
On April 22nd, Earth Day will be celebrated by more than 192 countries worldwide, inspiring individuals and
animal cruelty is wrong and it NEEDS TO STOP NOW
Donkey basketball fundraisers send kids the message that it's OK to abuse and humiliate those who are weaker than they
It is outrageous that such an institution would be given the go ahead to undertake an experiment done decades ago. That
Wild African animals are dwindling in number, and need to be protected, lest they go extinct.
Animal cruelty should be prohibited on Facebook in any shape or form.
If you are a TRUE animal lover then that should be enough said for you to want to make a difference. Animal exploitation
Captain was a two year old German Shepherd dog who was discovered on July 18, 2012 wrapped in a bloody sheet and left in
The FDA has banned BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups, protecting some of the most vulnerable people in the US from
We are their voice."The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are
we need to know if our animals might be at risk, we need to make sure animals are safely bought and adopted!
your pets are a gift and a blessing.they depend on you.they hold no grudges and are loyal comapnions.cats, birds, fish
Swiss farmers confessed to breeding dogs for their meat British newspaper, dailymail.co.uk/, reports Farmers in
Help save the slaughter of innocent animals
Kentucky is rated the worst state in the U.S. for animal abuse for 6 years in a row!!! Please SIGN THIS PETITION AND
Please sign the 52 pardon and reprieve petition because government integrity does matter.
Care of the elderly in Britain 2012 is only free to people who have never worked, never contributed as a taxpayer - For
The killing of Yellowstone's monitored wolves is the last straw in the wave of wolf slaughtering going on in America.
To stop the slaughter of free horses and the selling of there meat to over seas...Besides the millions of tax payers
The 2nd Amendment guarantees the right to to keep and bear arms. It must be defended.
A Dutch artist by the name of Katinka Simonse, also known as TINKEBELL, mutilates and kills animals in the name of art.
Please support the NoToDogMeat Campaign
This page advocates the slaughter, and consumption of a religious icon.
Please sign this petition to try and stop the Government/Local Council from making unfair charges for vacant bedrooms
In 1986, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) enacted a moratorium on all commercial whaling. Since then, three
PLEASE SIGN ...this woman is very DISTURBED! WAUSAU Wisconsin — A 20-year-old Wausau woman called -Sean D. Janas - was
The rare Mexican Gray Wolf, a sub-species of the gray wolf, with a distinct DNA, is becoming extinct with only 59 wolves
In the early morning hours of October 12, 2012 while sleeping in the home they rented, in a private gated community,
GMO's, which have been proven to be harmful to mice and to human beings, must be forbidden from being grown or sold in
Animals are important as anybody else in this world. Sadly human beings are unable to undertand that animals are part of
This Facebook page is an absolute disgrace. This page is doing nothing but causing those who have/had loved ones in the
Cats are being tortured, beaten and skinned everyday in China for food and for their fur!!! The way the animals are
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) claims more than 380,000* lives per year, and is the leading cause of death in the United
Because this can save children's lives. Our children have the Right to Life. Just because they are too young, do not
Illinois Kids First (IKF), sponsored by The Illinois Federation of Teachers, is a campaign geared toward helping parents
Your participation in this petition matters greatly, as it will show that there are enough people upset enough about the
WTF the government think they can just keep kicking people while they are down. It has gotten worse and I didn't think
Bear baiting (also called bear baying) pits a declawed and defanged bear which is chained to a stake against hunting
The city of Bayonne in the South West of France seems to think that it is necessary to be torturing animals in the name
The Seaboard Corporation is one of U.S’ largest producers of pork, processing about 18,500 hogs a day at their
Last month, Thai authorities arrested a man at Bangkok’s international airport after discovering baby leopards,
Each year millions of American cows, pigs, chickens, goats, sheep and other animals who are raised, bought and sold for
Despite that over 80% of Americans are strongly opposed to horse slaughter, the trade in horse meat continues to operate
Cockfighting is a terrible practice where people make bets as two roosters are placed in a ring to fight to the death.
Forgotten Tails is a small group of dedicated animal lovers that are working towards a goal of no more homeless pets. We
give us rights
TO STOP ISLAMIC RADICALISM IN GREAT BRITAIN FOR THOSE IN BRITAIN, AND FOR THOSE WITH THE ABILITY TO WATCH BRITISH TV
The ConDems are taking us back in time step by step and we must stand together and stop this from happening
Make people aware about breast cancer and its importance
Since 1983 Ohio SPCA has worked tirelessly to protect, save and cherish abandoned and abused animals of all
Save Elephants from the Illegal Trade in SE Asia I want to thank you all for your continued support of this important
Every year millions of wild animals are killed with your tax dollars. We are working to end funding for this atrocity.
Ending BSL and abuse (dog fighting) means safe and humane communities for humans and pets.
Take a stand against ocean degradation and negative human impact on dolphins and whales through our Whale Call Project.
We are believers that all animalsdeserve respect and dignity. All forms of animal abuse should NEVER be tolerated!