Pets, People and Domestic Violence in NSW 2 CPD Points


Domestic violence tragically can impact anyone regardless of age, sex, geographical location or income. Animals are often the silent witnesses and victims of this abuse. Join in our session to learn about the latest research by Domestic Violence NSW relating to the role of animals in victim-survivors experiences. Hear from RSPCA NSW and others about support programs to assist vulnerable clients and their pets, and the role veterinary clinics can play.

Price levels

10 Nov 2020 to 8 Dec 2020
Associate $ 0.00
Full Member $ 0.00
New Graduate $ 0.00
Non-Member $ 0.00
Student $ 0.00

Who should attend

NSW Practice Managers / Veterinarians / Students

Learning outcome

  • recognise the role pets play in the lives of those affected by domestic and family violence
  • understand that the safety and wellbeing of animals and people are interconnected
  • identify community support programs for pets of victims of domestic violence 
  • understand the importance of client/patient confidentiality in the clinic setting

Further details

  • Some individuals may find this content challenging. Additional assistance is available:

1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)  - for confidential 24/7 counselling and support if you or someone you know is affected by domestic violence.

AVA Counselling service - 1300 687 327 - free service for AVA members, their families and staff all day, every day. 

Lifeline - 13 11 14 - 24hr telephone crisis support


  • This online session will be conducted via Zoom. A link to join will be sent the day of the event to participate. 


Pets, People and Domestic Violence in NSW

Start: 8 December 2020, 7:00PM
End: 8 December 2020, 9:00PM
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Tara Cashman