(CBS News) KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Every day, battered women go to domestic violence shelters in this country.
But sometimes, they don’t stay because they’re not allowed to keep their pets with them.
That was the rule at a shelter in Kansas City, until one victim and her heroic dog needed help.
The rules have now changed. And so has the shelter.
- Hero Dog Prompts Policy Change At KCMO Women’s Shelter (wibw.com)
- A Safe Haven for Victims of Domestic Violence (hsus.typepad.com)
- New shelter for pets of abuse victims (kshb.com)
- Her Dog Took the Blows From Her Abuser Husband (and the shelter policy that changed because of it) (interesting12.wordpress.com)