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The Intersection of Social Work and Animal Welfare

A victim of domestic violence chooses to stay in an abusive situation because they do not want to leave their companion animal behind to be harmed. A veteran experiencing homelessness is forced to surrender their service dog because there are no pet friendly shelters....

The Link Between Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence 

“It wasn’t just the cats and the dogs I had, it was the sheep and the chickens – I was terrified for their welfare. I knew if I were to leave, he wouldn’t hesitate to kill them. He had done it before.” (1), said Susan Walsh as she discussed her experiences. Susan’s...