Is Animal Abuse Acceptable?

Editorials News | Mar-06-2023

Is Animal Abuse Acceptable?

Animal cruelty is widely accepted as a serious crime and is not tolerated. Animal abuse can result in death, mental trauma, and physical harm. It is cruel, unethical, and against animal welfare principles. Animal cruelty can also harm society and the people involved. Kindness, reverence, and consideration ought to be extended to all animals, regardless of their species. Animal cruelty should not be tolerated, and those who commit it should be held accountable.

Animal cruelty is against the law in many nations and is regarded as a violation of animal rights and welfare. Humans have a responsibility to treat animals with the respect and care they deserve because they are frequently helpless and vulnerable. Abuse of animals can have serious repercussions for the animals involved as well as long-term psychological harm. Animal cruelty must always be condemned and put an end to it because there is no justifiable reason for it.

The term "animal abuse" typically refers to either intentional or unintentional acts that inflict harm on an animal. Dogfighting and animal cruelty are two examples of intentional abuse. A dog kept outside without water or shelter is an example of neglectful animal abuse. It is essential to acknowledge that the law's current definition of animal cruelty is inconsistent. In one circumstance, what might be considered animal cruelty in another does not. For instance, it would likely be considered neglectful to regularly expect dogs or cats to go for 28 hours without food or water; however, farmed animals like cattle or sheep can be transported for up to 28 hours without food or water. Legal definitions of key terms like "animal," "abuse," and "neglect" vary widely, which is largely to blame for the disparity in what constitutes animal cruelty. The most frequently farmed species of animals are intentionally excluded from many laws. Additionally, the specific actions that are deemed abusive vary from source to source.

By : karan
Anand School for Excellence

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