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SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

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SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Among the earliest calls for a society to protect the misuse of animals came from the Dubuque Herald in 1877 citing numerous examples of animals being whipped to forced to carry extreme loads.

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"Human Brutes," Dubuque Herald, August 9, 1877, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18770809&printsec=frontpage&hl=en