The importance of animals in British life is reflected in many ways. In the past, landowners liked to be portrayed with their dogs and horses. ___COUNTLESS___ pictures of this kind can be seen in art galleries and private residences. Animals are ___WIDELY___ used in advertising in magazines and on television.
The Royal Society for the ___PREVENTION___ of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is one of the largest charities in Britain. RSPCA is a part of a more general ___MOVEMENT___ in support of animal rights that has emerged recently in Britain and the USA. Animal rights organizations use ___VARIOUS___ tactics: picketing stores that sell furs, harassing hunters in the wild, or breaking into laboratories to free animals. Their main aim is to ban the cruel treatment and killing of animals both in laboratory experiments and in factory farming. The irresponsible and neglectful treatment of animals by some zoo and pet ___OWNERS___ is also their concern.