Research studies have shown that as many as 48% of women refuse or delay leaving an abusive home out of fear of leaving their pets or livestock behind. The solution? Transform family violence shelters to allow pets on-site with their families!
This webinar reviewed 1) ways to provide safe shelter to survivors and their pets, 2) details regarding National SAF-T day, 3) new legislation that protects victims and pets from further abuse, and 4) an overview of the Safe Havens Mapping Project.
- Allie Phillips, SAF-T Founder
- Mary Lou Randour, Ph.D. Senior Advisor, Animal Cruelty Programs and Training, Animal Welfare Institute
- Nancy Blaney, Senior Policy Advisor, Animal Welfare Institute