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Animal abuse and cruelty cases in Malaysia

To: The Prime Minister of Malaysia,

We, the undersigned, urgently request that you take the necessary steps to prosecute individuals, government or private entities which have caused unnecessary suffering to animals or neglected their welfare, based on contents of the Animals Act 1953 (Revised 2006).

Over the years, animal lovers have stood by and watched helplessly as municipal council workers handled stray dogs with brute force, pet owners neglected or abandoned their pets, zoo animals continued to live in deplorable conditions, and stray animals were maimed/killed by cruel individuals.

We earnestly urge you to act in all expediency to quash this kind of inhumane, arrogant behavior by Malaysians, as allowing them to continue will result in the needless suffering of hundreds of thousands of animals every year, and undoubtedly have a negative and detrimental impact on Malaysia's image worldwide.

In the last decade, only a handful of prosecutions have been initiated against animal abuse - making Malaysia a haven for animal abusers. The Department of Veterinary Services - an animal protection agency under the purview of the Ministry of Agriculture - has failed to act on the various cases of animal abuse highlighted by members of the public;

  • The recent viral video showing 6 Batu Pahat municipal workers using brute force on a stray dog
  • Deplorable conditions in zoos nationwide
  • Individuals who neglect their pets, or maim/kill defenseless stray animals
  • Various viral videos that have surfaced on the Internet of a poodle being hit repeatedly, a cat being set on fire in a cage, and a family of kittens being hit, kicked and stomped to death.

FBI research indicates that animal abusers are 5 times more likely to be violent in society. When they are not punished, they continue their abuse on children, women and society at large. Consequently, Governments all over the world have begun to take animal cruelty seriously by imposing punitive cruelty penalties and have encouraged Responsible Pet Ownership.

We call on the Prime Minister of Malaysia to ensure :
  1. Immediate revision to the current legislation, to increase the penalty from RM200 to RM50,000 and a mandatory jail sentence

  2. That dog-catching is carried out solely by municipal workers under their respective municipalities, who will be held accountable for their actions

  3. The methods employed in catching and transportation will follow 'DVS Humane Guidelines 2008 on Catching and Euthanasia of Stray Dogs'

  4. Stricter enforcement and active prosecution on cases of animal cruelty by the DVS

  5. That all pet owners are encouraged to spay/neuter their pets by adopting differential licensing i.e. cheaper license fees for spay/neutered pets and much higher license fees for unspayed/unneutered pets" and the promotion of Responsible Pet Ownership

Animal abuse and cruelty cases in Malaysia

Recent Cases Of Animal Abuse In Malaysia
Pets Saved From Hell Hotels[ View Article ]
Open Shooting Of Strays By Penang Municipal Council[ View Article ]
Cold Blooded Shooting By Johor Baru Municipal Council[ View Article ]
2 Canines Ill-treated by Selayang Municipal Council[ View Article ]
Batu Pahat Municipal Council Dog Abuse[ View Article ]
Serdang Cat Killer[ View Article ]
Toy Poodle Abusers Not Prosecuted[ View Article ]
Therapy Dog Shot Dead By Ipoh Municipal Council[ View Article ]
'Nuisance' Dog Killed By Tampin Municipal Council[ View Article ]
9 Pedigrees Euthanized By Kuala Langat District Council[ View Article ]
Tiger Abused For Money At A'Famosa Resort[ View Article ]
Horses Starved To Death At Melinsung Ranch, Sabah[ View Article ]

No animal cruelty of any kind is tolerable, and no one is above the law.

Please listen to the voices of people from around the world and
end the inhumane treatment of stray animals in Malaysia.

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Petition Comments (12172)
All Comments     |     What Malaysians Say     |     What The World Thinks

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2015-11-28 Daisy Daniel
  I live in Klang Selangor, recently one of the dogs in my Taman was beaten to death by a resident. Please stop this kind of things please. So upsetting to these things happen.

2015-11-21 Randolph Carter
Manitoba, Canada
  a civilized nation will have legal protections for dogs. please show the world malaysia is a civilized nation and pass stricter laws and regulations against abuse of dogs and other animals.

2015-11-20 Jayne
England - Bristol, United Kingdom
  Stop bring cruel to your animals !

2015-11-20 Sandeep M
Delhi, India
  This is cruel, barbaric & ineffective. The right method to control Rabies & stray dog population is Catch, neuter, release. STOP THIS BARBARISM.

2015-11-10 Ayten
Baki, Azerbaijan
  stop this

2015-11-06 Anonymous
  I hope we can save this unharmed and lovable creature.

2015-11-06 Sezai
Asgabat, Turkmenistan
  Hayvanlara eziyet edenler cezasını her iki cihanda da bulacak. ALLAH büyük

2015-11-06 Anonymous
Istanbul, Turkey

2015-11-06 Simba Simba
Victoria, Australia
  are they mental or what.What is wrong with you?Why torturing ,killing poor dogs.You are cruel,barbaric,disgusting,inhuman creatures.STOP STOP STOP STOP STOP STOOOOOOOOOOOOP TORTURING ANG KILLING POOR DOGS.STOOOOOOOOOOOOP, ENOUGH

2015-10-31 Lucinda Hare
Scotland - Midlothian, United Kingdom
  I am the Voice of the Voiceless
Through me the dumb shall speak
Till the world's deaf ear be made to hear
The wrongs of the wordless weak.
Oh shame on the mothers of mortals
Who do not stoop to teach
The sorrow that lies in dear dumb eyes
The sorrow that has no speech.
From street, from cage, from kennel
From stable and from zoo
The wall of my tortured kin proclaims the sin
Of the mighty against the frail.
But I am my brother's keeper
And I shall fight their fight
And speak the word for beast and bird
Till the world shall set things right.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

2015-10-30 Sunshine
  Plz support to stop animal cruelty. Make it mandory jail time & a heafty fine for animal abuse.

2015-10-30 Severine Mellinger
Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  This world needs compassion. Teach your children well,don't be cruel to Dogs.Help Please

2015-10-29 Maria Helena Leite Borges
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2015-10-29 Csilla Csendes
Bacs-Kiskun, Hungary
  Please, stop abusing, killing and torturing animals.

Piemonte, Italy
  It's time to stop this cruelty once and for all.

2015-10-29 Pernille
Nordjylland, Denmark
  Stop This madness

2015-10-28 Quah Wyman
Kuala Lumpur
  Animal cruelty should be stop, as to become more civilized.... They have feelings too so plz stop hitting them, torturing them, killing them!!!

2015-10-27 Anonymous
Kuala Lumpur
  Time To Change. What if you're born as one of the abused dog ?

2015-10-26 Sina
Khorasan, Iran
  I Care about dogs and other animals , also they have Rights too,like Human

2015-10-26 Anonymous
Connecticut, United States
  All lives matter and to purposely harm and abuse a living creature is wrong! When humans overpopulate we don't just kill. Why do it to another living creature?

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