Kudos to Purina and RedRover for expanding the ability of shelters for intimate partner violence to take in pets, as well as women and children. Many victims won’t leave because of threats made against their pets. This campaign gives women one less reason to stay with their abusers. Way to go!
We all know October is breast cancer awareness month. If you forget, just watch an NFL game and see all the pink accessories the players wear. But did you know October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month? Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month→
Well, it’s been a long time coming, but dogs in Massachusetts are now eligible to be protected from domestic abuse just like people have been for ages. Last September, Governor Deval Patrick signed an animal protection bill that provided a safety net for dogs caught up in the web of domestic violence. Continue reading Massachusetts Dogs a Little Safer Now→
A big wag of the doggies.com tail to the Rose Brooks Center for Women in Kansas City for recently changing their “no pets” policy to now allow battered women to shelter at the Center WITH their pets. Continue reading Domestic Violence and Dogs→