Thursday, December 17, 2015

PAWS Safety Act

Help Domestic Violence Survivors Find Safety: Support the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act

Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act - Photo from flickr Niels Klim
Any member of a household can become a victim of domestic violence: spouses or partners, children, elderly relatives, even companion animals. In fact, fear of what might happen to their pets keeps many human victims from leaving. The PAWS Act will help bridge the gap between the tremendous need for services for domestic violence survivors with pets and the ability of agencies to meet those needs.

More: https://awionline.org/content/pet-and-women-safety-paws-act

 HR 1258: click here

Please contact your legislators and speak up!


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