“About one million animals per year are abused because of domestic violence that occurs in the homes where they live.”
- “25 Fascinating Dog Abuse Facts and Statistics,” BrandonGaille.com
“Victims of domestic violence have been known to live in their cars for as long as four months until an opening was available at a pet-friendly safe house or shelter.”
- American Humane Association
"Threats against a pet’s life cause about half of domestic violence survivors to delay leaving their abusive environment."
- Laurel Meleski, RedRover Relief program coordinator
“71% of pet-owning women entering women’s shelters reported that their batterer had injured, maimed, killed or threatened family pets for revenge.”
– 25 Fascinating Dog Abuse Facts and Statistics, BrandonGaille.com
Two at a Time is dedicated to addressing the link between domestic violence
and animal cruelty. Our mission is to offer services and safe places to pets of those
fleeing domestic violence in King County until reunification is possible.
Two at a Time is not yet operational
We are aiming to open by late 2019. We are currently accepting volunteer applications.
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