Domestic violence and the link to companion animal abuse

 

Instances of domestic abuse though in decline over the past few years have suddenly reemerged in response to the worsening economic landscape. Money problems, joblessness and foreclosures are prime indicators that the pain and desperation of families in crisis will once again raise the specter of violence in American homes. In January 2008 the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) reported that calls to their center in September i...


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