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Violence Towards Women Link Animals

This Valentine's Day, Remember All Victims of Domestic Violence: Both Humans and Animals

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H.

Because most women's shelters do not allow animals, women are usually left with two options: to either stay with their abuser or leave their animal behind and risk that the abuser will harm the animal out of vengeance.