Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse: How are they connected?

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Allie PhillipsPeople & Pets: Predicting and Preventing Human and Animal Abuse

Allie Phillips, with the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), will be speaking about the connection between animal abuse and domestic violence. Ms. Phillips, is a nationally-recognized author, attorney and advocate for animals and vulnerable victims.

This event is a collaboration between A Safe Place and Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals.

Wednesday, October 2nd

7:00pm — 9:00pm

Unitarian Meeting House, Hendrix Hall, 11 Orange Street

Dessert reception to follow lecture.

Ms. Phillips will also be offering a free training session to human and animal protection agencies, professionals, and the public on the same subject on October 3rd from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Sherburne Commons Retirement Community, located at 21 South Shore Road.

For more information call Kristen Brock at (508)228-0561.

ABOUT ALLIE PHILLIPS:

Allie Phillips, with the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is a nationally-recognized author, attorney and advocate for animals and vulnerable victims. Ms. Phillips is the director of the NDAA’s National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse and deputy director of the National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse. She is a legal expert on the linkage between violence to animals and people, therapy animals helping crime victims, animal protection and prosecution, and human-animal interactions. Her work has been featured on The Today Show, and in The Washington Post, USA Today, Denver Post, Cat Fancy Magazine, Chatelaine Magazine (Canada), Colorado Public Radio, Washington Public Radio, and dozens of national animal radio talk shows.