Animal-Human Violence Link: Progress Update

Click here to read a whopping 26 pages of news from the National Resource Center on The LINK Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence:


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE and animal abuse

–   Indiana bill would include pets in protection-from-abuse orders

–   Michigan measure would define animal abuse as a form of domestic violence

–   Hawai’i bills would include pets in divorce decrees and address pets of the homeless

–   Texas bill would define coercive pet abuse as family violence

–   Florida law allows protection orders when pets are threatened

–   Research study examines survivors’ accounts of animal abuse

–   Manual to provide foster care for domestic violence pet victims now available



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