Safe havens vital in many domestic abuse cases

By threatening the family pet, an abusive partner terrorizes his or her victims. Fearing for the safety of their pets but with nowhere to take them, many battered partners and children end up staying in abusive situations.

Fortunately, communities have begun creating safe havens so pets don’t have to be left behind. Read more about this topic in an article I wrote for the PetsMatter blog of the American Animal Hospital Association.