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Statistics on the Impact of Domestic Violence on Pets

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Whiskers, Paws and Love Inc. Team

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    Introduction

    Pets that live in a domestic violence household are also often victims of abuse. The statistics gathered from various sources will hopefully provide needed information to join us to Put our Paws Together™ to help the defenseless.

    Statistics impacting Domestic Violence and Pets

    Over two-thirds of pets living in domestic violence situations are also victims of abuse

    Over three-fourths of domestic violence shelters cannot accommodate pets

    Almost half of domestic violence victims delay leaving their abusers because of concern over their pets

    A quarter of victims report returning to an abusive part out of concern for their pets

    Over two-thirds of animal cruelty in the home occurs in front of children

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