Saving Pets, Saving Lives
The time to plan for the safety and well-being of household pets during a disaster IS NOW
Animal Abuse and Youth Violence
Contributor(s):: Frank R. Ascione
The past two decades have witnessed a resurgence of interest in the relation between cruelty to animals, or animal abuse, and serious violent behavior, especially among youthful offenders. As an illustration, a recent study by Verlinden (2000) of 9 school shootings in the United States (from...
Fireworks and animals
Every year thousands of animals will suffer as a result of fireworks being letoff. Blue Cross animal hospitals across the country see a marked rise in petsrequiring medication during such stressful times, and many animals arebrought into Blue Cross adoption centres having run away from...