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Help Domestic Violence Shelters Find Ways to Bring Pets Into Their Facilities

Alessandra Rizzotti

Anywhere, United States

Forty percent of women delay leaving abusive relationships for several months or years out of fear that their pets could be hurt if left behind. However, many domestic violence shelters do not permit women to bring pets into their facilities. Allie Phillips, attorney and animal advocate, has developed a manual to educate shelters on how they can legally bring pets into their facilities. Distribute one to your local domestic violence shelter.

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