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SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
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.
"Human Brutes," Dubuque Herald, August 9, 1877, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18770809&printsec=frontpage&hl=en