Promoting the End to
Animal Cruelty through Education
Penal Code 597: California’s animal abuse and cruelty laws makes it a crime to kill, physically harm, or overwork an animal.
PEACE PROJECT 597 is an animal cruelty educational program created by the Central CA Animal Disaster Team. The program will be comprised of professionals in the fields of animal welfare and protection, human services, law enforcement, and veterinary medicine.
To make Fresno County a safer community for animals and humans through a network of professionals concerned about the links between human violence and animal cruelty, to educate the public on animal cruelty laws, and to provide a safe haven for companion pets of domestic violence victims.
WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?
HOW PEACE PROJECT 597 WILL ACCOMPLISH IT'S MISSION?