Infographic: Partners in Crime – The Link between animal abuse and human abuse

“When animals are abused, people are at risk; When people are abused, animals are at risk.”  People often think that animal cruelty cases are isolated from crimes committed against humans. Research shows, however, that animal abuse is correlated to child abuse, domestic violence, and elderly abuse, and that cruelty to animals is the childhood training ground for some of the most heinous crimes the country has witnessed.

Check out this infographic that highlights the things John Thompson, Deputy Executive Director of the National Sheriffs Association, discussed during his webinar including the misunderstood nature of animal abuse crimes, and their link to violence against humans.

 

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