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Domestic Violence Program: Guide to Pet Support

Written by Brian Greenwood. Posted in Domestic Violence and Animal Issues

The first step is to determine the need in your community and identify what resources are already available. If there is a current animal welfare organization willing to assist your need for pet shelter, consider partnering with that agency. If not, you may want to begin by gathering local information on the prevalence ofcompanion animal abuse in the context of family violence. (While national statistics sound good, the direct impact on your community may be more appealing to garnerlocal support).

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DV Program: Guide to Pet Support

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The first step is to determine the need in your community and identify what
resources are already available. If there is a current animal welfare organization
willing to assist your need for pet shelter, consider partnering with that agency. If
not, you may want to begin by gathering local information on the prevalence of
companion animal abuse in the context of family violence. (While national statistics
sound good, the direct impact on your community may be more appealing to garner
local suppor