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Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence

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As a  follow-up to last week’s post on legislation in Iowa for animal protective orders, a podcast about the link between DV and animal abuse. Allie Phillips, who used to be at NDAA, is now the Director of Public Policy at the ASPCA. She has written the PAWS (Pets and Women’s Shelters) Program Startup Guide, a how-to manual for starting a PAWS program at domestic violence shelters. If you’d like to hear a brief podcast of Ms. Phillips talking about the PAWS program, you can listen here (warning: there’s a minute of extraneous stuff at the beginning of this podcast).

For those of you who sit on your local multidisciplinary response team, may I suggest distributing a copy at your next team meeting if your community isn’t addressing this issue already?

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Written by Jenifer

February 22, 2009 at 11:32 am

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