We know that hoarding is a difficult issue. Most people dealing with the challenges of hoarding have other complications that make it even more of an issue for family and friends to step in and help. But do you know the legal issues surrounding hoarding?
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If you are trying to help someone you care about deal with hoarding, and animals are involved, it can be an especially difficult situation that requires compassion and action. Clean Earth Restorations is the San Diego expert in resolving animal hoarding situations. We understand the complexities of the situation, and can work with you and your loved one to help resolve the issue.
Helping a loved one deal with a serious hoarding issue is extremely complicated. When animals are involved the situation can escalate quickly as animals are endangered by their living environment. Animal hoarding can end up putting people in legal jeopardy if it is not resolved. Clean Earth Restorations is San Diego’s leading restoration contractor dealing with hoarding and animal hoarding situations. We know the law and we know how to compassionately help your loved one deal with a property damaged by hoarding.
People who hoard animals are typically well intentioned. Their love of animals might draw them to take in unwanted cats, dogs or other animals. But when someone hoards animals, no matter the good intention, the animals and the person are in danger.
Hoarding is a serious issue that can be a problem for many loved ones and families. Some people you would never have guessed could secretly be hoarders. Some people like to collect, and some people have a bit more than they should, but real hoarding is a serious issue. Hoarders can quickly get to a point where their hoarding is negatively influencing their health. One study has estimated that between 2 and 5 percent of Americans suffer from a hoarding behavior. Here at Clean Earth Restorations we take hoarding very seriously and have written out some signs of hoarding, so you might be able to recognize if a loved one is a hoarder.
Animal (pet) hoarding is a complicated issue and not talked about as often as general hoarding. There is a difference between raising/taking care of numerous animals and hoarding them. Animal hoarding doesn’t restrict itself to collecting only one animal, nor does it only negatively affect the person hoarding, it also negatively impacts the health and well-being of the animals.
Most of us are familiar with what hoarding is. If you are unfamiliar with hoarding, check out some of our other blogs on the dangers of hoarding, or how to approach helping someone with a hoarding disorder. However, animal hoarding is a unique form of hoarding where animals are accumulated and ill-taken care of. The individual who owns the animals may even deny the poor living conditions which the animals are in. This is a tough situation, and it can be tougher to find a way to approach the issue. Below we’ve included some resources for you to use that may be of some help.
Restoring a hoarder’s house to original conditions is a complicated, and often dangerous job, which is why we don’t recommend you go it alone (see previous article ). However, if you’ve considered the dangers and are still determined to tackle this endeavor solo, you’re going to want to follow our expert tips to avoid the worst hangups, protect your health, and ultimately, get the job done right.