Why Document Starvation Cases?

June 4, 2017

Janette Reever, senior manager of animal crimes for The Humane Society of the United States, explains why starvation cases need to be documented thoroughly.

Janette Reever, senior manager of animal crimes for The Humane Society of the United States, explains why starvation cases need to be documented thoroughly.

You take photos of the starved animal for a period of time after they are rescued and document their food intake because you want the individual who neglected the animal to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. By documenting the case, you can prove that the animal was, in fact, starved and did not just have a medical problem.