AUTHOR(S): Arkow, Phil
PUB. DATE: April 2014
SOURCE: Arkow, P. (2014). Form of emotional blackmail: Animal abuse as a risk factor for domestic violence. Domestic Violence Report, 19(4), p49
SOURCE TYPE: Report
DOC. TYPE: Article
ABSTRACT: The article focuses on the connection between domestic violence and animal abuse. It states that incidents of animal violence are usually performed with the presence of children and/or women. It mentions that witnessing this form of violence could cause emotional damage. It adds that pet abuse could lead a person to become a domestic violence abuser and commit other types of violence including marital rape, stalking, and sexual abuse.