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    Helping Pets Escape Domestic Violence, Too

    Do-Gooder starts Florida nonprofit to take in survivors' pets while they find shelter | Jen Adams was in her early 40s with no kids when she felt the calling to “j... read more

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    RedRover Sends Heroes Right Over

    One nonprofit hopes to fund a pet-friendly domestic violence shelter in every state | Think of them as the Red Cross for animals, says Nicole Forsyth, President and... read more

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    Ask Amanda: I'm Afraid My Partner Is Going to Hurt Our Dog

    Domestic violence and animal abuse are often intricately linked | Q: My husband has a temper, though he’s never actually hit me—he only yells. But lately, whenever ... read more

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    Dogs Who Love Unconditionally

    Furry ‘therapists’ help adult and child survivors of DV open up | When children become the collateral damage of domestic violence in the home, their emotional scars... read more

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    The Battle for Pet Custody

    How to best prepare yourself if you expect a dispute with your abuser over pet ownership | When separating from or divorcing a partner, things can get messy, even mor... read more

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    Ask Amanda: What to do With Pets?

    Organizations help place pets when people escape abuse | Q: Are there organizations that help place pets in loving families when people leave? Nobody wants to leave... read more

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    FBI Begins Tracking Animal Abuse

    Report may spot areas where domestic violence is more likely | There has long been a link between those who abuse animals and those who abuse people. According to the... read more

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    Planning for Pet Safety

    Four steps survivors can take when escaping with their pets | When escaping domestic violence, survivors are often worried about pets’ safety if left with the abuser,... read more

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    Could Adopting a Pet Help You Heal?

    When, what and why to adopt | There are many things we’re advised to do for the betterment of our health­ – eat more kale, start jogging, go to bed earlier, drink wat... read more

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    Pet Project

    Taking your pet with you when fleeing an abuser is mutually beneficial for you and Fido | There’s nothing like the unconditional love between owner and pet. So it’s... read more

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    Thinking About Going to a Shelter?

    Here’s what you can expect when you get there | Where will I sleep? What will I do with my dog? What if I can’t take anything with me when I leave? These are just a... read more

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    No Four-Legged Family Member Left Behind

    When you and the family pet need to escape violence, where can you go? | Animal abuse and domestic violence are intricately, and sadly, linked. According to the Ani... read more