Borys Lorenc
Borys Lorenc voted up Rooster Cogburn's answer

I don't know why people do that as it's just sadistic and so harmful to the pet. I got my Hound from a Basset rescue and he was badly abused. It's taken years for him to be normal again but he still has problems here and there from it. I think people who abuse helpless … Read more

Borys Lorenc
Borys Lorenc voted up Anonymous' answer

Some people keep animals for monetary and business purposes not as pets.  Examples are puppy mills or people who raise and fight dogs or roosters.  Some people collect animals with good intentions but without the means or abilty to actually care for them.  These often are elderly or mentally ill poor. 

    Then there … Read more