Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA), Companion Animals and Independent Agency: Why as criminologists we need to start a conversation beyond speciesism and towards an intersectional approach.
| Contributor(s):: Di Turgoose, Ruth E. McKie
Government strategies (such as VAWG) and the Domestic Abuse Consultation (2019) have begun to recognise the importance of supporting and developing strategies to address other ‘invisible’ and ‘vulnerable’ victims/survivors of DVA as distinct topics for empirical study...
The Rescuers: intersections of individual and group activism and the recognition of the human-animal "Link"
| Contributor(s):: Andrea Button
Academics, victims, and advocates have increasingly brought attention to the need for programs and policies to protect and shelter nonhuman victims of domestic violence. Research focused on the “Link” between human-based violence and violence against animals has played a significant...
Animal Abuse and Human Interpersonal Violence in Canada: An Anthrozoological Perspective on Policy, Legislation and the Need for Cross-sector Reporting
| Contributor(s):: Adriana Pisano Beaumont
In the last decade, research evidence has increasingly demonstrated a co-occurrence of human interpersonal violence and abusive behaviour toward nonhuman animals although the actual nature of this intersection continues to remain controversial. While livestock and wildlife can also become...
The Perpetration of Adulthood Animal Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence in Men and Women Arrested for Domestic Violence
| Contributor(s):: Jeniimarie Febres
Intimate partner violence (IPV) occurs at devastatingly high rates in the United States. The current interventions for perpetrators of IPV are limited in their effectiveness. Research regarding characteristics of perpetrators of IPV may provide needed insights about their aggression in order to...
The ongoing impact of domestic violence on animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Catherine M. Tiplady, Deborah B. Walsh, J.c. Phillips
A study of five women who had left violent relationships six months previously was undertaken to elicit information on the importance of companion animals during the violence and subsequent period. The questions focused on the women’s experiences of companion animal ownership during...
Empowering Abused Women Through Equine Assisted Career Therapy
| Contributor(s):: Froeschle, Janet
URI People and Animals Living Safely (URIPALS)
Urban Resource Institute’s(URI) programs are about supporting individuals and families and protecting the whole family from abuse—and we knew a solution was needed. That’s why we’ve launched URIPALS—People and Animals Living Safely, a pilot program at URI’s...
Coercive control and abused women’s decisions about their pets when seeking shelter
| Contributor(s):: Hardesty, Jennifer L., Khaw, Lyndal, Ridgway, Marcella D., Weber, Cheryl, Miles, Teresa
Abuse and the Role of the Human-Animal Bond
| Contributor(s):: Iman A. Turner
Background: Research has demonstrated an undeniable link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Currently, there are more than 71.4 million women in the United States who live in domestically violent households, while also owning at least one companion animal (Krienert,Walsh, Matthews &...
Battered women's reports of their partners' and their children's cruelty to animals
| Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.
Jun 04 2013
CABI and RCVS Charitable Trust Book Launch, Author Evening and Reception
SALI's Guardian Program
| Contributor(s):: Keryn Denroche
SALI's Guardian Programs provides for the needs of companion animals of at-risk people. This includes women and children fleeing violence, seniors, people living in poverty and on the streets.SALI believes that all members of our community deserve the companionship and support of pets. The...
SALI's Farm is a safe haven for at-risk children and rescued farm animals to bond, learn and heal with one another. Young children who have experienced or witnessed violence attend SALI's Farm and engage in animal-assisted and horticultural activities. Our farm program is rooted in the...
Safe havens for pets : guidelines for programs sheltering pets for women who are battered
Teaching Kindness: The Promise of Humane Education
| Contributor(s):: Arbour, R., Signal, T., Taylor, N.
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...