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Animal hoarders, who are frequently responsible for causing hundreds of animals to suffer for many years, exhibit recidivism rates of nearly 100%.
Serial killers from the Boston Strangler to Jeffrey Dahmer started out by torturing animals.
Ongoing animal abuse and even torture are often the terrifying reality in homes plagued by domestic violence.
Criminals convicted of involvement in dogfighting and cockfighting are usually involved in other dangerous criminal activity, like drugs and gambling, in their communities, and they will often go on to abuse more animals in fighting rings following convictions.
There is a high correlation between sexual abuse of animals and sexual abuse of children.
ALDF can provide a variety of spokespeople, including legislators, prosecutors, and victims of animal abusers. Members of the press can contact ALDF at 707-795-2533 ext. 1015 or at email@example.com for more information.