domestic violence

Homes for the pets of domestic violence victims

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) welcomes the Victorian government’s plan to help end family violence and is calling for the provision of pet-friendly accommodation for victims with pets. The government has pledged to establish a network of support and safety hubs across Victoria, […]

Study to look at link between pet abuse and domestic violence

Vets can help put a stop to pet abuse and domestic violence by using Dr Tong's technique for examining the x-rays of injured animals.

University of Sydney vet Dr Lydia Tong has shown vets how to tell the difference between bone fractures caused by accidents and those caused by abuse. Pet abuse and domestic violence are closely linked. Dr Tong’s fracture identification methods are […]

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