Cruelty prevention

Two dogs cramped into one kennel

Preventing animal cruelty is in all of our best interests. Studies have shown that cruelty to animals is a sign that other abuse is taking place in the home. Those same studies show that children who witness animal abuse are at a greater risk of becoming animal abusers themselves.

At Animal Humane Society, we’re committed to breaking this cycle through education and prevention.

Preventing animal cruelty is no easy task, but together we can make great strides. You can contribute by:

For more information, read about The Link® between animal cruelty and human violence.

For caring, compassionate advice and resources to address all your animal concerns.

Contact the Pet Helpline