Virginia Animal Hoarder Barred for Life From Owning Animals!

January 2005

Thanks to pressure from PETA, a Manassas, Virginia, woman was convicted of cruelty to animals cruelty and banned for life from owning any animal for abandoning pit bulls who then cannibalized one another. She had been charged 14 times since 1997 with various animal- related offenses.

Read more about the dangers of animal hoarders.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind