Pets Need To Be Saved From Domestic Violence, Too
Victims of domestic violence desperately need to get out of abusive homes and into safe shelters. But nearly 50% of women with pets delay leaving because they fear for their pets. Very few shelters accommodate animals, so these women face a horrifying choice: remain trapped in an abusive relationship, or leave their pets behind and in danger.
71% of women entering safe shelters report that their partner threatened, injured, or killed the family pet.You Can Save Lives »