Did you know that many battered women will not leave abusive situations out of fear for their pets?Did you know that animal abusers are more likely to be violent against their spouses, kids and people in general?Did you know that Maine was the first state to include pets in Protection From Abuse Orders?
If this information is intriguing to you, why not join us for a day-long seminar to learn all the basics on the link between animal abuse and human violence?
WHEN: Friday, April 18th from 9:00am to 4:15pm
WHERE: Florian Hall, Public Safety Building, Augusta Maine
WHAT: Exploring the Link Between Animal Cruelty and Human Violence Training
(Co-sponsored by The HSUS, ME Animal Welfare Program, The Linkage Project and the ME Coalition to End Domestic Violence)
WHO: Shelter workers, Animal Control Officers, Social workers, Case Managers, Child Protective
Services, Domestic Violence Advocates, Concerned Citizens, Police Officers ...anyone with an
Please click here and see the attached brochure for more information: http://www.humanesocietyu.org/workshops_and_classes/fs_augusta.html
To Register, please print the brochure and fax/mail it to the number listed or to myself at[masked] or PO Box 10899 Portland, ME 04104. Feel free to call me with questions!
PS- Please pass this on to friends, family, co-workers...anyone with an interest!