One of the main reasons animals are abused is because the owner is angry at someone or something so they take it out on their animals.
People who abuse animals are more likely to be violent to people, are usually connected with other crimes, and animal abuse creates more stray animals. You will be put in jail for crimes and animal abuse.
Studies show that people that abuse animals are 5 times more likely to hurt people. Studies also show that people that abuse animals are involved in other crimes.
Some ways we might be able to prevent animal abuse are: Background check on the owner, thorough house search, and checking back in with the owner every few months to check on the animals. I also think the owner should know the consequences of animal abuse.
Men under 30 are more likely to be intended animal abusers, and women over 60 are more likely to be animal hoarders.