"Animal Cruelty is like the canary in the coal mine," she said. "If you can see there is a form of neglect or abuse on an animal in someone's yard, it's very likely you're going to find neglected children or elderly abuse as well. These issues need to be taken seriously so we can prevent other crimes against humans."
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