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Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse or animal neglect, is the human infliction of suffering or harm upon non-human animals, for purposes other than self-defense or survival. More narrowly, it can be harm for specific gain, such as killing animals for food or for their fur, although opinions differ with respect to the method of slaughter. It usually encompasses inflicting harm for personal amusement .Diverging viewpoints are held by jurisdictions throughout the world. Laws concerning animal cruelty are designed to prevent needless cruelty to animals, rather than killing for other aims such as food, or they concern species not eaten as food in the country involved, such as those regarded as pets.
girls on facebook .sees a beaten dog
girl 1:OMG that puppy shouldnt be treated like that
girl 2 : that person should be dead .that is animal cruelty
girl 1: i know right
by iloveanimals200 June 27, 2014
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When a specific person says no to a dog or living organism against their own will. Feeding a bunny a a dog a NOT animal cruelty. This is called training them.
by Truth 283 May 09, 2018
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