Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program has formed a team for the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society’s Paws in the Park event. This family-friendly event will be on Saturday, Jun 21st at Siena College Campus. There will be a Blessing of the Animals and a Zumba warm-up before a community walk kicks off at 9am. Those interested in supporting the Unity House Team can visit their team page here:
Proceeds from the Paws in the Park walk benefit the Hudson Mohawk Humane Society.
The Unity House Domestic Violence Service Program considers the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society a valuable partner in the community collaboration needed to address domestic violence. Each year, the MHHS fosters the pets of victims of domestic violence. Often, batterers will threaten to harm, maim or kill a beloved pet of their victim as way to hurt or psychologically control their victim. This threat is often a barrier for many pet owners who are attempting to leave an abusive environment. Unity House is grateful to the Humane Society for offering this needed service to Domestic Violence Service programs throughout the area.