October 22nd, 2018 Child abuse is an abhorrent crime. Like other domestic abuse, it can be hidden inside a household, out of the public eye. The mistreatment of animals is frequently more visible to outsiders and can and should be used as a clue to uncover potential additional abuse within a family.
In her recently published article in the American Journal of Family Law, Amber Macias-Mayo explores the link between animal and child abuse. Read the article here.