Checklist: How to Help Protect Pets and Service Animals from Domestic Abuse
The following tips may help protect your pets from the horrors of domestic violence:
5. District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.
14. New Jersey
15. New York
16. North Carolina
18. Puerto Rico
22. West Virginia
Hopefully other states will follow suit. Check with a local attorney to see what you can do to protect your pet from domestic violence in your state. The laws surrounding pet protection are evolving and changing in each state.
Remember your safety always comes first. Do not hesitate to contact the police if you fear for your safety.
Lance Claery, Partner
Claery & Green, LLP