I'm not going to go into all the ugliness of Animal Abuse. You can find that all over the Internet and develop your own opinion about it. What I'm trying to present here is that parents need to share this information with their children and help them develop a healthy attitude towards animals from a very young age.
How young do you think you should be teaching animal appreciation to children?
|Touch and Feel Tank|
Have you ever taken your child to a touch and feel tank? These are tremendous one on one experiences for children. Allowing them to touch animals and listen to appreciation and educational messages teaches them healthy relationships with animals.
|A sea touch and feel tank at an aqaurium|
How do we create a positive attitude for children to learn to protect animals and not abuse them?
If you don't have resources at home, I would highly suggest getting the free resources for parents and educators in the above link. It's so very important to teach your children at home this relationship with them and animals.