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Domestic Violence Program: Guide to Pet Support

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).

DV Program: Guide to Pet Support

Find out more here about the Domestic Violence Program: Guide to Pet Support.


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