Spring 2020 Newsletter

The Links Group is a multi-agency group that promotes the welfare and safety of vulnerable children, animals and adults so that they are free from violence and abuse. Support and training is offered to veterinary teams & human healthcare professionals.
Our vision is a world free from abuse of humans and animals.

In 2020, The Links Group is focusing on the objectives identified during the past year. This includes attaining charitable status, which will help when applying for grant funding.

Read more about our objectives in the Chair’s Report, a link to which can be found in the next article.

Links Group Annual General Meeting
12th November 2019
Chair’s Report
Find out what we’ve been up to during the past year and what our objectives are for the next 12 months by reading Paula’s report.

Online Course

BSAVA Congress 2020
2nd to 5th April

We are delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s Congress. You can find us on Stand H20.

If you’re able to help out on the stand, get in touch at links@live.co.uk.


Pet Fostering Services urgently need foster families to look after the pets of those fleeing domestic abuse. 

This great website has resources for teachers, parents and kids.

Chair Paula Boyden has joined One Welfare Phoenix Advisory Board. This project is designed to bring together collective expertise across the world to develop global free access guidance for veterinary, medical and social services professionals as well as the public on the link between animal and human abuse and neglect.

Let’s Get Social

You can keep up to date about our work as well as find news stories exploring the links between animal and domestic abuse on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

The Links Group

Our Vision: A world free from the abuse of humans and animals.
Our Mission: We raise awareness of the link between the abuse of people and animals through support, training and inter-agency working.

Want to join us?
Get involved! Send an email to links@live.co.uk or visit our website for more information on membership.

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