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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Dogs Are Victims of Domestic Abuse

Picture of dog
I remember with bone-chilling recall the interview I did with a woman who called herself Shelly. Shelley Lovett* went to the animal shelter with her husband to rescue a dog.

Little did she know, the dog she would adopt ended up rescuing and empowering her to take life and leash into her own hands.

What makes Shelley so different from millions of others who feel rescued and empowered by their dog? Shelley’s now ex-husband was controlling, manipulative and treated her as a prisoner, monitoring her movements, time spent on tasks, and gradually cutting her off from family and friends.

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