"Animals May Take Pity on Us": Using Traditional Tribal Beliefs to Address Animal Abuse and Family Violence Within Tribal Nations
'It's a dog's life': culture, empathy, gender and domestic violence predict animal abuse in adolescents – implications for societal health
| Contributor(s):: Malcolm Plant, Paul van Schaik, Eleonora Gullone, Clifton P. Flynn
Whereas the majority of previous research conducted on animal abuse has been in environments where animal abuse is rarely evidenced, the current study investigated the ramifications of animal abuse in an environment wherein the national culture creates an ethos of the ‘social...
A Template Analysis of Intimate Partner Violence Survivors' Experiences of Animal Maltreatment: Implications for Safety Planning and Intervention
| Contributor(s):: Elizabeth A. Collins, Anna M. Cody, Shelby Elaine McDonald, Nicole Nicotera, Frank R. Ascione, James Herbert WIlliams
This study explores the intersection of intimate partner violence (IPV) and animal cruelty in an ethnically diverse sample of 103 pet-owning IPV survivors recruited from community-based domestic violence programs. Template analysis revealed five themes: (a) Animal Maltreatment by Partner as a...
Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: Development of a proclivity scale
| Contributor(s):: Alleyne, Emma, Tilston, Laura, Parfitt, Charlotte, Butcher, Roxanne
Adulthood animal abuse among men arrested for domestic violence
| Contributor(s):: Febres, Jeniimarie, Brasfield, Hope, Shorey, Ryan C., Elmquist, Joanna, Ninnemann, Andrew, Schonbrun, Yael C., Temple, Jeff R., Recupero, Patricia R., Stuart, Gregory L.
Learning more about intimate partner violence (IPV), perpetrators could aid the development of more effective treatments. The prevalence of adulthood animal abuse (AAA) perpetration and its association with IPV perpetration, antisociality, and alcohol use in 307 men arrested for domestic...
Adulthood Animal Abuse Among Women Court-Referred to Batterer Intervention Programs
| Contributor(s):: Febres, Jeniimarie, Shorey, Ryan C., Brasfield, Hope, Zucosky, Heather C., Ninnemann, Andrew, Elmquist, Joanna, Bucossi, Meggan M., Andersen, Shawna M., Schonbrun, Yael C., Stuart, Gregory L.
Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence: A View from the Border
| Contributor(s):: Faver, Catherine, Cavazos, Alonzo
Previous research indicates that batterers often threaten or harm pets in order to intimidate and control their female partners. Most of this research, however, has been limited to samples comprised primarily of non-Hispanic women. To address this gap, this paper reports findings from a survey...
Animal abuse in the context of adult intimate partner violence: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Cleary, Deependra K. Thapa, Sancia West, Mark Westman, Rachel Kornhaber
This systematic review focused on animal cruelty in abusive adult intimate partner relationships with a specific focus on the prevalence, motivations, and impact of animal abuse on victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) and the pets involved. Peer-reviewed research articles were sourced...
Animal abuse issues in therapy: A survey of therapists' attitudes
| Contributor(s):: Schaefer, Karen D., Hays, Kimberly A., Steiner, Robert L.
Animal Abuse Proclivity Among Women: Exploring Callousness, Sadism, and Psychopathy Traits
| Contributor(s):: Ireland, Jane L., Birch, Philip, Lewis, Michael, Mian, Ushna, Ireland, Carol A.
Animal Abuse, Family Violence, and Child Wellbeing: A Review
| Contributor(s):: McPhedran, Samara
Animal Categories and Terms of Abuse
| Contributor(s):: Halverson, John
Animal Rights as a Mainstream Phenomenon
| Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollin
Businesses and professions must stay in accord with social ethics, or risk losing their autonomy.A major social ethical issue that has emerged in the past four decades is the treatment of animals in various areas of human use. Society’s moral concern has outgrown the traditional ethic of animal...
Assessment of Recent Cases of Animal Hoarding in Germany: The Challenge for Animal Shelters and Public Authorities
| Contributor(s):: Sophie Arnold, Henriette Mackensen, Evelyn Ofensberger, Brigitte Rusche
Animal hoarding is a severe problem in the field of human-animal interaction. The goal of this study was to assess the current situation of animal hoarding in Germany. Reports of animal hoarding cases were collected from animal shelters and public media between January 2012 and December 2015;...
Attitudes to Animal Abuse in Veterinary Practice in Poland
| Contributor(s):: Pręgowski, Michał Piotr, Cieślik, Sandra
Over the last two decades, animal abuse and neglect, as well as the relationship between animal abuse and domestic violence, have been the subject of numerous academic inquiries. Existing studies on this issue have primarily been conducted in Anglo-Saxon and Western European countries, and little...
Baby Steps: Minnesota Raises Certain Forms of Animal Cruelty to Felony Status
| Contributor(s):: Corwin R. Kruse
The relationships between humans and animals are complex and contradictory; we welcome them into our homes and treat them as members of the family, yet we inflict upon them all manner of atrocities. Although laws prohibiting cruelty to animals exist in all...
Battered women's reports of their partners' and their children's cruelty to animals
| Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.
Bullies, Victims, and Animal Abusers: Do They Exhibit Similar Behavioral Difficulties?
| Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C., Giuliani, C. N., Dimmer, L. N.
Two hundred forty-four male undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory psychology class completed surveys assessing animal abuse tendencies, bullying behaviors, and victimization by bullying during their K-12 school experience. Participants also completed the Strengths and Difficulties...
Bullying and animal abuse: Is there a connection?
| Contributor(s):: Henry, B. C., Sanders, C. E.
Characterization of Suspected Crimes against Companion Animals in Portugal
| Contributor(s):: Araújo, D., Lima, C., Mesquita, J. R., Amorim, I., Ochôa, C.
Animal crimes are a widespread phenomenon with serious implications for animal welfare, individual well-being and for society in general. These crimes are universal and represent a major problem in human/animal interaction. In Portugal, current law 69/2014 criminalizes the mistreatment and...