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Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Convicted child abusers are automatically entered into a national public registry to inform people of their whereabouts and to ensure children's safety. This helps to keep parents informed about potential danger in their neighborhoods.

Animal abusers should be held to no lower standards, and should be required to enter an animal abuse registry in order to protect the lives of animals living in close vicinity. Sign the petition telling the head of the USDA, Thomas Vilsack, to enact a national animal abuser registry.

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Dear Thomas Vilsack,

I am writing to request that you, as head of the USDA, push for a national animal abuse registry. Much like the child abuser registry, this would require animal abusers to enroll in an animal abuse index that would be publicly available.

A registry of this nature is necessary given the close correlation between animal abuse and child abuse. Many repeat animal abusers often demonstrate violence toward humans as well; more often than not, the two aren't mutually exclusive. This is why we need your help to ensure our communities are kept safe and informed.

Please take the necessary steps to ensure a registry to identify animal abusers is put into effect. Animals and humans alike deserve your best efforts to keep them safe.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Sep 24, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 24, 2016 Donna Gladhill
Sep 24, 2016 (Name not displayed) I urge you to please consider pushing this National Animal Abuse Registry as a lot of us including me consider our pets as family members and would do anything to save and protect them. We need this Registry to identify abusers.
Sep 23, 2016 KJ Ortiz This is a simple, common sense petition. Animal abusers' names should be on a national animal abuse registry. These people should never be able to own or work with animals.
Sep 23, 2016 Patty Hart
Sep 23, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2016 William Dennis ANIMAL CRUELTY ITS A CRIME THAT HAS TO STOP. ANIMAL ABUSERS HAS TO BE REGISTERED AND NEVER BEEN ALLOWED TO BE AROUND OR OWN ANY ANIMAL.
Sep 23, 2016 Carol Van Dyke
Sep 23, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2016 Kim Fox
Sep 23, 2016 Lilyana Srnoguy
Sep 23, 2016 Bernice Sutherland These animals just want to be loved & what a crime it is when these CRUEL people abuse them
Sep 23, 2016 Richard Svensson
Sep 23, 2016 diane calvert
Sep 23, 2016 Melinda Sabo
Sep 23, 2016 Sandee Savage I fully support a national animal abuse registry. This would hopefully keep these heinous people from ever coming in contact, or having the ability to have any animal Ever again. The pets get a bad rap and it's the OWNERS who should be severely punished.
Sep 23, 2016 Betty Seger
Sep 23, 2016 Benita Deere-Koch
Sep 23, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2016 eva collins
Sep 23, 2016 (Name not displayed) What a great idea!
Sep 23, 2016 vanessa schempers
Sep 22, 2016 Nancy Douglas If we all do our part its possible that we can end this this violent crime ...
Sep 22, 2016 Lisa-Gail Bason Just like there is a register of sex offenders, there should also be a register for Animal abusers. Animals deserve to also be kept safe.
Sep 21, 2016 Ann Corigliano
Sep 21, 2016 Brian Gardner
Sep 20, 2016 Frances Bathory
Sep 20, 2016 Ellen Fisher
Sep 20, 2016 (Name not displayed) People that harm animals need to be identified publicly. If they can harm animals what will they do next!
Sep 20, 2016 Tracey Hummell
Sep 20, 2016 (Name not displayed) People who abuse animals do not deserve the joy of having them!
Sep 20, 2016 Michael Nestlebush
Sep 20, 2016 JANICK SANSON
Sep 20, 2016 adeline wong
Sep 19, 2016 Inge Bjorkman
Sep 19, 2016 Ljiljana Milic
Sep 19, 2016 Mike Hughey
Sep 19, 2016 Nancy Bauer Please listen to us!
Sep 19, 2016 Debbie Williamson
Sep 19, 2016 AniMae Chi
Sep 19, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 19, 2016 Elizabeth Sczepanski They should have this. It would let every agency and pet stores know not to let that person adopt any animal!
Sep 19, 2016 jan pepper
Sep 19, 2016 B. den Boer
Sep 18, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2016 Jon Traylor Make it national, so they can't hide by moving!
Sep 18, 2016 Kathleen Voisin
Sep 18, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 17, 2016 Nina Minsky
Sep 17, 2016 (Name not displayed)

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