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Sign : Protect Pets and Women From Domestic Violence
Animals  (tags: pets, protection, domestic violence, women, suffering )

- 85 days ago -
The Pet and Women Safety Act (PAWS) would help protect women and their pets by expanding domestic violence protections to include pets, and by establishing a federal grant program to assist in acquiring a safe shelter for the pets.
Pass the PAWS Act to Protect Pets From Domestic Violence
Animals  (tags: pets, domestic violence, shelters, petitions )

- 900 days ago -
The facts are, up to 40% of domestic violence survivors report that they've returned to an abusive partner out of concern for their pets. Sadly, only 3% of domestic violence shelters have the resources to accommodate animals.
Help Domestic Violence Victims Get Their Pets to Safety, Too PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, protection, domestic violence )

- 1148 days ago -
Victims of domestic violence fear not only for their own safety, but also for that of their companion animals. Having no safe place for their pets prevents many victims from leaving their abusers. The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, H.R. 1258,
Kentucky, Protect Animal Victims of Domestic Violence ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, protection, domestic violence )

- 2238 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 )

- 2315 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 )

- 2530 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 )

- 2550 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 )

- 2636 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 )

- 2705 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 )

- 2723 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 )

- 2725 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 )

- 2964 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 )

- 3044 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 )

- 3049 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

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