Christie Zizo

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We are proud to participate in this important Campaign by walking at the 2nd Annual Paws for Peace Walk!

If you didn't know already, there is a direct link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Please read below to learn more about why we believe that no one should be left behind.

Why a Paws Kennel?

  • 48% of domestic violence survivors delay leaving an abusive home because they don’t have a safe place for their pets.
  • Pet abuse is often a retaliatory action of abusers. Animals are used as leverage by the batterer as a means to control their victims or as part of a pre-emptive strike to gain or maintain control.
  • According to the American Animal Hospital Association, an estimated 88% of pets living in households with domestic violence are either abused or killed.
  • Of all survivors who enter shelters to escape violence, 57% have had a pet killed by their abuser.
  • Harbor House will be the only shelter in Central Florida with a kennel for pets of domestic violence survivors.
  • Pets are not Pawns!

The Paws for Peace Campaign:

The Paws for Peace Campaign raises dollars for the construction and operations of the Harbor House's Paws Kennel and awareness for the connection between animal abuse and domestic abuse.

Latest Comments

  1. i finally remembered!!!!
    by Rachael over 1 year ago
  2. Great cause and all my love. Mom/Cappy
    by Elizabeth over 1 year ago
  3. Carma Poodale and me think you are the best!
    by Bunny over 1 year ago
  4. Thanks for letting me & Gizmo know about this
    by Beth over 1 year ago
  5. This is a wonderful cause!
    by Chloe over 1 year ago
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Number of pledges received: 7
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Event Information
What: 3rd Annual Paws for Peace Walk
Where: Blue Jacket Park
When: Saturday November 3, 2012 at 07:30 AM

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