عنوان مقاله [English]
Anticruelty to animals is included in the humanitarian approach, which also has an anti-violence function. On this occasion, the criminal law activists have criminalized several forms of animal abuse an and create punishments against them. The scope of the animal abuse is not included physical abuse, but in a broad view, it also covers animal neglect abuse. In this way, the United States criminal justice system at the federal and state levels has developed a strategy for effective and efficient animal abuse. Of course, this is not limited to the comprehensive criminality of animal species, and various criminal and non-criminal measures have been put in place in the face of these acts. On the other hand, national legislators have adopted an incomplete approach to animal abuse. In this regard, during this paper, attempts are made to map the peculiar criminal policy for animal abuse by measuring and analyzing the criminal rules of Iran and the United States.