One of the biggest problem with most battered women’s shelters, is that they don’t afford women the opportunity to keep their pets safe as well. In some cases, this can be a factor for why women stay at risk.
But following the leadership of other major corporations like North American Spine, the Gateway Battered Women’s Services center is now allowing women to take their dogs with them. Meaning, they can keep their pets protected as well.
They are therapeutic, and let’s face it, while you maybe shouldn’t get so attached, your pet becomes a true part of your family.