AKC Humane Fund Supports Domestic Violence Awareness Month / Pet Bloggers Blog Hop

AKC Humane Fund Supports Domestic Violence Awareness Month

AKC Humane Fund Helps bring grant money to shelters so that women who leave abusive situations can bring their pets with them.

AKC Humane Fund Support Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence thrives when we are silent; but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic violence. – National Network to end Domestic Violence

The AKC Humane Fund is proud to provide grants to domestic abuse shelters that accept pets and to pet shelters with relationships with domestic violence shelters. Each day in October, we will be posting on our Facebook page a statistic regarding domestic violence and pets or a personal quote from one of our grant recipients. We invite you to ‘like’ and ‘share’ these posts to widen the awareness of this important issue.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for an AKC Humane Fund Women’s Shelter Grant, please send them to the application at http://images.akc.org/humane_fund/GrantApp_Women.pdf.

Some Facts About Domestic Violence:

Domestic violence impacts one in four women in the United States.

Every single day 3 women die in the US due to domestic violence.

Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence, regardless of race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or economic status.

All Survivors are incredibly strong. They get up every day knowing that the person who should be most supportive will likely spend the day threatening to harm the children and pets, controlling and monitoring their activities, and verbally or physically abusing them.

13% of intentional animal abuse cases involve domestic violence. – AKC Humane Fund

Up to 48% of domestic violence victims will delay or refuse leaving an abusive home out of fear of leaving their pets behind? – (Sheltering Animals & Families Together)



AKC Humane Fund Domestic Violence

Images courtesy of AKC Humane Fund Facebook Page





Pet Bloggers Blog Hop

Pet Bloggers Blog Hop
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Welcome to the Pet Bloggers Blog Hop – the Original and longest running pet blog hop! Going strong since April 2010. For those of you new to Blogging or Pet Blogging this is a weekly event to help you connect with other Pet Bloggers. Whether you are a seasoned blogger, one who loves reading pet blogs, or if you’re just thinking about starting your own blog – there is definitely something here for you. Acquaint yourself and enjoy – this is your resource, so use it as you see fit! For those of you who don’t know what Pet Blogger is but seems like it might be something you are interested in. I encourage you to take the plunge create a Blog and use your first post to introduce us to your pet and that begin to share things that are important to you about pets. It can be as easy or elaborate as you want to make your Blog and your individual posts.

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You only need to add your link once to be seen on all the Pet Blogger Blog Hop Linkys for the week. Also note that only one post per blog is acceptable, and links promoting giveaways that are unrelated to the pet blogger hop will be removed. This is a weekly community building event and not a promotional vehicle yes you are encouraged to introduce yourself, engage with other Bloggers, and enjoy some time during the week to check out some new Blog or visit some old favorites.

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Grab the “Pet Bloggers Blog Hop” button on our sidebar and include it in your Saturday Blog hop post so that your readers will know what is going on.

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Follow your co-hosts Of the Pet Bloggers Blog Hop listed in the first 3 slots of the Linky Tool.
Follow as many other blogs on the Linky as you’d like.
Following could mean via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, their daily newsletter, or any other place they happen to be interacting on the web.
Take a moment to comment on the other blogs that are linking for the Pet Bloggers Blog Hop telling them you’re visiting from the blog hop.
Make friends learn new things watch awesome animal videos and grow your blog.

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Comments

  1. Thank you for this great information. Sharing!
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  2. Hi Y’all,

    What an informative post. Thank you.

    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog
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  3. Thanks for writing about this very important cause!
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