- Almost nine in 10 professionals working in the domestic abuse sector have seen cases where a pet has also been abused.
- Almost half (49%) of professionals working in the sector are aware of domestic abuse cases here the pet has been killed.
- In addition to the physical abuse that pets may suffer, 97% of professionals said they are also often used as a means of controlling someone experiencing domestic abuse.
- More than nine in 10 professionals (95%) also said that some survivors will not leave their home without knowing their pet would be safe
Dog's Trust now have a fostering scheme covering Cambridgeshire -If you think you can help or would like more information on the service, you can visit www.dogstrustfreedomproject.org.uk, call 0808 196 6240, or you can apply online via this link: https://www.moretodogstrust.org.uk/volunteer.
Cats Protection Paws Project offers a fostering service for cats. For more information visit the Paws Project website