The research project was carried out by Dr Mary Wakeham and also found that 97 per cent of professionals working in the domestic abuse charity sector also said that animals are often used as a means of controlling someone experiencing violence.
Six-year-old German Shepherd, Sadie, helped to save her owner, Brian (Picture: Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge)A German Shepherd saved her owner’s life by ‘dragging him to his cell phone’ when he had a stroke.‘Brian gave Sadie a second chance at life, adopting Sadie and welcoming her home.
If you rode New York City's subway last week, you might've spotted an unusual passenger: A sick adult swan took the A train on her way to receive treatment at an animal clinic.
A pungent rubbish bin!) is a constant reminder that the world is full of wonders, and we are lucky to be alive. It is a constant reminder to slow down, smell the roses and find joy in small things.
A new domestic violence shelter will offer refuge to both abuse victims and their pets in a unique pilot scheme. She said the new refuge would mean "families in domestic violence situations will be sheltered safely with their pets and away from the abusers".