Pets and Domestic Violence

TRIGGER WARNING: description of #domesticviolence and animal cruelty

One of the most serious obstacles some DV victims face is their concern for their pets. Abusers often threaten them, victims won’t leave them behind, and many shelters won’t take them. Find out how you can help fix the problem.

Our thanks to Genuine Human Productions and the State of Tennessee’s Office of Criminal Justice Programs for making this PSA and others possible.

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