Response to acts of cruelty or neglect require advocacy, education, intervention and often legal action. Further, acts of intentional animal cruelty may be indicators of serious psychological pathology and are often associated as a precursor to acts of violence perpetrated on vulnerable humans, including women and children, and should be recognized as such by legal and societal institutions in the creation of appropriate legal and societal processes and structures.
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ATTENTION! Our #FeedTheHungry COVID-19 fund has provided 870,000 meals to homeless animals across the country! We are so close to reaching our goal of one million – #donate today to help more hungry animals. https://bit.ly/2Ahqd91
The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act, which will fund service dogs for #veterans diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress. We are overjoyed by the broad support in #Congress for the healing power of the human-animal bond! #PawsAct
Last week, we had the honor of facilitating the reunion of retired MWD Xxanthe with her former handler, U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Wade Alfson. The heartfelt #reunion was a wonder to behold. Read the full story: https://bit.ly/3bkaAxf #BattleBuddies #MilitaryAppreciationMonth