Companion Animals & Domestic Violence

Mediation is a process

Mediation can happen once or over multiple sessions.  I have found that oftentimes, at least one party is convinced that mediation will be a waste of time and money only to find afterward that it was actually a process worth having.  In fact, and to their surprise, these same people frequently decide that an additional [...]

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Companion Animals & Domestic Violence

According to Carlisle-Frank & Flanagan, 2006, victims of domestic violence report that animal abuse incidents coincided with acts of violence against family members over 50% of the time. Meaning, it is common for those who face domestic violence to also witness the abuse of their pets. Tragically, pets are physically abused, intimidated, and sometimes killed [...]

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