The Link Between Animal Abuse and Violence Against People

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By Phil Arkow, National Coordinator https://nationallinkcoalition.org/   Over the past 35 years, researchers and professionals in a variety of human services and animal welfare disciplines have established significant correlations between animal abuse, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and other forms of violence. Mistreating animals is no longer seen as an isolated incident…

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The Captive Wildlife Crisis – Part 1

By Pat Craig Guest Blogger Founder and Executive Director of The Wild Animal Sanctuary |Keensburg, Colorado Note from CAP: We present this guest blog to assist in the education of the public regarding this lesser-known animal welfare crisis. The wider the educational efforts of all animal welfare enthusiasts spread, the more public involvement and advocacy…

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The Captive Wildlife Crisis – Part 2

By Pat Craig Guest Blogger Founder and Executive Director of The Wild Animal Sanctuary Keensburg, Colorado Note from CAP: We present this guest blog to assist in the education of the public regarding this lesser-known animal welfare crisis. The wider the educational efforts of all animal welfare enthusiasts spread, the more public involvement and advocacy…

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Dogs in Hot Cars

Please don't leave me in a hot car...

by  Roland Halpern, Board Member   Colorado law provides immunity to someone who breaks into a locked vehicle to rescue a dog, cat, child or at-risk adult provided certain procedures are followed. Reasonable efforts must be made to locate the owner, for example going into a nearby store and asking the manager to make an…

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