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Domestic Shelter in Victoria to Include Pets
Animals  (tags: Dogs, cats, Domestic Violence, The Women's Crisis Center, Victoria, TX )

- 3049 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 )

- 3104 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 )

- 3248 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 )

- 3348 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
PLZ SIGN; Help America Protect Animals From Domestic Abuse! - American Humane PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, american humane assoc, animal protection, welfare, domestic violence, animal rights )

- 3371 days ago -
You love and protect your animals. Help domestic violence survivors do the same. A national study revealed that the pets of over 71 percent of battered women are threatened, tortured, or even killed. When victims seeking shelter leave pets behind,
Police: Woman Made Sandwich But Her Dog Stabbed Anyway
Animals  (tags: Domestic Violence, dogs )

- 3499 days ago -
Jose Burgos, 20, of 52 Fourth St. faces charges of animal cruelty, second-degree breach of peace, second-degree reckless endangerment and second-degree threatening for the incident that left the 1½-year-old pit bull named Taina with a large cut on back.
Man Pleads Guilty in Attack on Cat
Animals  (tags: domestic violence, abuse, animalcruelty, cruelty to children, killed, sadness, protection, death )

- 3549 days ago -
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - A man accused of forcing his 7-year-old daughter to stab the family cat by holding a knife in her hand has pleaded guilty to three charges in the March attack. Danield John Collins, 39, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count
A Haven for Abuse Victims Who Keep Their Pets Close
Animals  (tags: suffering, domestic violence, victims, pets, protection, shelters )

- 3687 days ago -
Rose Terry finally resolved to leave her abusive boyfriend, she knew she'd have to live in a shelter before she could start life anew.But she anguished over Byron, the cat who had seen her through the awful times. None of her friends could take her cat
Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse Linked
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, dogs, humans, domestic violence, AnimalCruelty, abused, AnimalWelfare, killing, protection, sadness )

- 3697 days ago -
A PET cockatiel was beheaded because it had been "singing too much", a cat was hung by a leash, another cat was put in a microwave and other pets were shot, stabbed, kicked and thrown. As horrific as these stories are, what is worse is the fact that th
Victims of Domestic Violence - The Relationship Between Family Violence And Animal Abuse:
Animals  (tags: domestic violence, animals, humans, abuse, abused, society, sadness, crime, cats, dogs, pets, study, research )

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- 3697 days ago -
ONE in three women delays leaving an abusive relationship for fear her pet will be harmed, research has found. And, in more than half of the cases where women are abused, pets are also attacked.
Bill Would Protect Pets From Violence
Animals  (tags: animal welfare, lawmakers, domestic violence, protection, pets, animals, bill )

- 3711 days ago -
Lyn Johnson of Shoreline told lawmakers Wednesday why she thinks domestic-violence orders should include provisions to protect pets. Her physically abusive husband set fire to her house with the couple's two dogs inside, and they died, she said. When she
Domestic Violence Service Providers Can Better Protect Survivors and Families By Building Pet-Related Practices
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, domestic violence, humans, pets, environment )

- 3800 days ago -
New York became one of the first states to adopt a law to include pets in orders of protection in July 2006. On average, across NYC each day police respond to more than 600 domestic violence incidents. More than half of all New Yorkers own a pet
Animal Abuse Predictor of Domestic Violence
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, domestic violence, cruelty, abuse, animals )

- 3989 days ago -
When Anthony Fanelli was charged with strangling the family's pet rabbit and threatening to bite his wife to death in front of the couple's three young children in December, the 35-year-old Stratford man had no way of knowing he had achieved national
Pets and Domestic Abuse Connection
Animals  (tags: animalprotection, domestic violence, pets )

- 4049 days ago -
VIDEO-A dozen States are trying to pass laws to protect pets in domestic violence situations. Activists in our State are urging legislators to do the same. Battered women often don't leave abusive situations because shelters don't allow animals and

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