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...
Intimate Partner Violence, Animal Maltreatment, and Animal Safekeeping: Findings From a Public Survey
| Contributor(s):: Giesbrecht, C. J.
"Animals May Take Pity on Us": Using Traditional Tribal Beliefs to Address Animal Abuse and Family Violence Within Tribal Nations
Fleeing with Fido: an Analysis of What Canadian Domestic Violence Shelters Are Communicating Via their Websites about Leaving an Abusive Relationship when Pets Are Involved
| Contributor(s):: Gray, Allison, Barrett, Betty Jo, Fitzgerald, Amy, Peirone, Amy
Protect Pets, Protect Families: Time for Legal Change | Mandy MacLeod | TEDxUAlberta
| Contributor(s):: Mandy MacLeod
Mandy MacLeod explores the largely unrecognized issue of the effect of domestic violence on family pets. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Mandy studied drama and theatre performance in Calgary before attending law school at the University of Alberta. There she met her (now) husband, and the love of...
Domestic violence and companion animals in the context of LGBT people's relationships
| Contributor(s):: Nik Taylor, Heather Fraser, Damien W Riggs
The link between domestic violence and animal abuse has now been well established, indicating that where there is one form of abuse, there is often the other. Research on this link, however, has almost exclusively focused on heterosexual cisgender people’s relationships. Lacking, then, is...
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.
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...
Investigating cruelty to animals in private and commercial settings
| Contributor(s):: Catherine Mary Tiplady
This thesis examines animal abuse occurring in the context of domestic violence, among animals encountered by veterinarians in practice and in media broadcasts of animal cruelty. Whilst the focus on the thesis is on animal abuse within a domestic violence context, I have also studied...
When the client is not the abuser, but one of the abused
| Contributor(s):: Tania Signal
The question of client confidentiality and reporting animal abuse is complicated when the client is not the abuser, and when the abuse (of both people and animals) may escalate precisely because it has been (or may be) reported.
'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...
The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
| Contributor(s):: Sharon L. Nelson
This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works dedicated to the issue, the bibliography presents the works that are most informative and useful to the...
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...
Invisible 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 Dangerous "Waiting Game" Caused by the Failure to Recognize Animal Abuse in the Formal Definition of Domestic Violence
| Contributor(s):: Jessica Kalafut
Although many may view the home as a place where individuals are the safest, the reality for those who are affected by domestic violence, also called “intimate partner violence,” is that “home” is where torture occurs — of wives, of children, and even the...
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...
Parental predictors of children’s animal abuse: Findings from a national and intergenerational sample
| Contributor(s):: Knight, Kelly E., Ellis, Colter, Simmons, Sara B.
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
Restraining the (Real) Beast: Protective Orders and Other Statutory Enactments to Protect the Animal Victims of Domestic Violence in Rhode Island
| Contributor(s):: Margreta Vellucci
Animal abuse is a long-recognized societal problem, transcending time, place, and culture. Instances of animal abuse have been documented in the United States and abroad forcenturies while the subject of animal abuse has appeared frequently in literary works and historical anecdotes. Despite this...
Examining the nexus between domestic violence and animal abuse in a national sample of service providers
| Contributor(s):: Krienert, Jessie L., Walsh, Jeffrey A., Matthews, Kevin, McConkey, Kelly