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Kentucky, Protect Animal Victims of Domestic Violence ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, protection, domestic violence )

- 2235 days ago -
Call the Kentucky Legislative Hotline at 1-800-372-7181 to leave a message for the Senate Judiciary Committee asking its members to support H.B. 233 to protect victims and their pets from domestic violence.
Thanks To Hero Dog, Domestic Violence Shelter Allows Pets
Animals  (tags: dog, domestic violence, shelter, AnimalWelfare, ethics, protection, pets, law )

- 2311 days ago -
The heroic efforts of one Great Dane continue to have far-reaching effects. And not just for the woman whose life he saved. Last year, a young woman contacted the Rose Brooks Center after her boyfriend had beaten her -- nearly to death -- with a hammer.
New Oregon Law: Animals Can Be Included in Domestic Violence Protective Orders
Animals  (tags: oregons laws, domestic violence, animals, protection, legalisation )

- 2527 days ago -
Oregon joins nineteen other states and D.C. by enacting a law which expressly provides for animals in protective orders. The new law takes effect immediately.
ACTION ALERT: Florida: SB 206 Domestic Pet Violence Law! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: florida, legalisation, animal protection, domestic pet laws, domestic violence )

- 2546 days ago -
Senator Mike Fasano: I wanted to express my appreciation for your introduction of S206. This bill would have given similar protection under the term "domestic abuse" to domesticated animals as well as humans. I applaud your efforts.
Protect Women and Pets From Domestic Abuse in South Carolina ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, protection, environment, domestic violence )

- 2633 days ago -
According to the American Humane Association, 71 percent of women with pets who entered women's shelters reported that their abuser had threatened, injured or killed their pets. According to the ASPCA, 50 percent of domestic violence victims delay
Elder Abuse Inspires Florida Bill to Protect Animal Victims of Domestic Violence
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, domestic violence, pets )

- 2701 days ago -
"Little Horatio," whose name has been changed to protect him and his family, has endured beatings so brutal that he will forever have to wear goggles to protect him from bright sunlight. His abuser? The son of his former elderly owner, who brutalized him
Beaten Dog Inspires Domestic-Violence Law .
Animals  (tags: florida, laws, legalisation, beaten abused dog, domestic violence, inspiration survivor, safe )

- 2719 days ago -
A dog who was beaten so severely that he now has to wear special goggles to shield his eyes from sunlight has inspired a proposed law in Florida that would make it a domestic-violence offense to torment a family member by physically abusing or
ACTION ALERT: Domestic Violence Against Family Pets Inclusion Very Important ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: laws, domestic violence, pets inclusion, protection animal victims )

- 2721 days ago -
Relating to Domestic Violence Against Family Pets Inclusion very important. According to leading research, abusers often use pets which are abused, tortured, or killed to inflict terror and violence against children and women, including as a threat of
Colorado Animals to Be Protected Against Domestic Violence
Animals  (tags: california bill, legalisation, domestic violence, animal victims, protection )

- 2961 days ago -
A new bill will be signed by Governor Bill Ritter today at 1:30pm in the Denver capital building. The bill was sponsored by Senator Linda Newell, D-Littleton and Representative Jerry Frangas, D-Denver.Animals can often be the target of domestic violence.
Protecting Animal Victims of Domestic Violence
Animals  (tags: animal victims, woman victims, domestic violence, shelters, protection, laws )

- 3041 days ago -
Last year, a woman chose not to go to a shelter because she couldn't bring her dog with her. The next day, her ex-partner stabbed her to death.
Please Provide Protection for Pets in Domestic Violence Cases ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, protection, domestic violence, protection )

- 3045 days ago -
We the undersigned are writing this letter in regards to animals and pets that are abused in domestic violence cases! All too often, pets are abused and often killed by the abuser as a way to control his/her victim(s). Unfortunately, research has shown
Domestic Shelter in Victoria to Include Pets
Animals  (tags: Dogs, cats, Domestic Violence, The Women's Crisis Center, Victoria, TX )

- 3079 days ago -
VICTORIA, Texas -- A $2 million domestic violence facility expected to open next year in Victoria isn't just about helping people. The Women's Crisis Center in Victoria is adding a pet shelter.
Toward An Awareness of All Victims
Animals  (tags: animals, domestic violence, companion animals, protection, environment, pets, suffering )

- 3134 days ago -
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Just as domestic violence crosses socioeconomic lines, it also crosses species lines. Companion animals who are members of a family touched by violence are not immune; and because most shelters aren't able to
Animal Abuse & Domestic Violence - Man Shoots Dog, Beats Wife - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, abuse, domestic violence, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3279 days ago -
Again and again it's been shown and proven that seldom is animal abuse a "stand alone" crime which is just one of the reasons that our judicial system needs to take animal abuse crimes more seriously and mete out harsher punishments.
Animal-Rights Advocates Ask Legislature to Protect Pets Caught in Domestic-Violence Situations
Animals  (tags: animal advocates, legislation, pets protection, domestic violence, pets, animal welfare, laws )

- 3379 days ago -
Animal-rights activists are pushing for court protection for animals caught between people in a domestic-violence situation. Animal Rescue League of Iowa director Tom Colvin says his agency provides a "safe house" or other forms of protection to at

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