PathofStrength on 05/10/2017

Planning Your Pets' Safety

There is a strong link between domestic violence and animal cruelty. In a Women’s Shelter Survey conducted by the Ontario SPCA, easily more than half of the victims who responded had pets that were harmed or killed by their abuser. Knowing the threat to their pets, victims of abuse often delay leaving an abusive relationship because they are afraid to leave their pets behind. There are a few things to keep in mind to help keep your pet(s) safe: