It is now widely recognized that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a ripple effect with unintended consequences affecting many aspects of society. One such area of great concern has been an increase in cases of family violence. What are the options for a survivor to be able to escape in a world where home is not a safe place to be during stay-at-home orders? Pets are the collateral victims of domestic violence and are harmed, threatened or killed by abusers to manipulate and control human victims.
Arkow, Phil and Campbell, Andrew
"Unintended Consequences of COVID-19 Include Increases in Child and Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence,"
WellBeing News: Vol. 2:
8, Article 2.
Available at: https://www.wellbeingintlstudiesrepository.org/wbn/vol2/iss8/2