Help RedRover Make 25% of Domestic Violence Shelters Pet-Friendly by 2025

According to research, as many as 71% of pet-owning women entering domestic violence shelters report their abuser injured, killed, or threatened family pets for revenge or psychological control. Because many domestic violence shelters are not currently able to house pets, survivors are faced with an impossible choice: abandon their pets or continue to endure abuse.

No one should have to make that decision.

That's why RedRover is working to ensure that at least 25% of domestic violence shelters in the United States are able to welcome survivors and their pets by the end of 2025. We need caring and compassionate people like you to help us spread the word.

In 2023, just 17% of domestic violence shelters in the United States are able to accommodate pets on-site, up from 10% in 2012. This unmet need is a crippling barrier for survivors seeking safety with their pets.

Even though they are putting their own lives at risk, nearly half of survivors delay leaving because they fear for their pet's safety if forced to leave them behind.

Sign the petition to join RedRover's efforts to increase the number of pet-friendly domestic violence shelters in the U.S. to 25% by 2025, and give more survivors and their pets the peace and healing they deserve.
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