Pet neglect has been on the rise in recent years. Cases involve dogs tied up or kept in small cages for long periods with minimal or no exercise or socialisation. Other types of animals that suffer from neglect and are confined in poor conditions include rabbits and cats - sometimes they have no water supply, cages are dirty and they are left out in the corridor without any form of interaction day to day.
Abandonment of pets is also quite common in SPCA's experience, whether it is dogs, cats, rabbits or hamsters.
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