Human–animal relationships and social work: Opportunities beyond the veterinary environment
| Contributor(s):: Arkow, Phil
A species-spanning approach that incorporates clients’ relationships with their companion animals into family genograms, schools of social work curricula, continuing education, interviews, assessments, and interventions offers increased career opportunities, professional and personal...
Help-Seeking Among Abused Women With Pets: Evidence From a Canadian Sample
| Contributor(s):: Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., Peirone, A., Stevenson, R., Cheung, C. H.
Recognizing and responding to cases of suspected animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect: what the veterinarian needs to know
| Contributor(s):: Arkow, P.
The identification of a "battered pets" syndrome, which put the veterinary profession on a parallel footing with its counterparts in human medicine who respond to battered children, women, and elders, expanded the veterinarian's role as an advocate for animals' welfare to include the recognition...
Is childhood cruelty to animals a marker for physical maltreatment in a prospective cohort study of children?
| Contributor(s):: McEwen, Fiona S., Moffitt, Terrie E., Arseneault, Louise
Child abuse, domestic violence, and animal abuse; Cruelty to animals and interpersonal violence
| Contributor(s):: Baenninger, Ronald
Cruelty to Animals and Violence to People
| Contributor(s):: Petersen, Marie Louise, Farrington, David P.
The Link between Family Violence and Cruelty to Family Pets
| Contributor(s):: Onyskiw, Judee
Family violence remains a prevalent social problem crossing racial, geographic, social, and economic boundaries (World Health Organization, 2002). Different forms of family violence often exist in the same households. In the 1980s, researchers observed a connection between acts of animal...
Integrating Animals into the Family Violence Paradigm: Implications for Policy and Professional Standards
| Contributor(s):: Randour, Mary
Noting the established link between animal abuse and family violence, this paper outlines the implications for policy and professional standards. Federal policies related to the collection of crime statistics by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as the collection by federal agencies...
Reaction of the veterinarian and the animal behaviour therapist confronted with a potentially problematic family situation of a client
| Contributor(s):: Meester, R. de, Hoey, K. van
The relationship between animal abuse and domestic violence or child abuse is discussed. The legal framework in Belgium regarding the obligation to report intrafamilial violence and extrafamilial child abuse is outlined, as well as legal options for interaction when dogs are used to intimidate...