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Understanding the Link between Violence to Animals and People - cover
Investigating and Prosecuting Animal Abuse
SAF-T Start-Up Manual 2012 cover

 

9780128012925Allie’s chapter on “The Human-Animal Relationship in the Context of the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems” in Handbook on Animal Assisted Therapy (2015)

41q0Dx2vvXL._SY300_Allie’s chapter on “Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T)™: Working Together to Protect Families and Pets from Abuse” in Animal Abuse Helping Animals and People (May 2013)

Allie’s co-authored chapter on “Animal Abuse and Developmental Psychopathology: Resent Research, Programmatic and Therapeutic Issues and Challenges for the Future” in Handbook on Animal Assisted Therapy(2010)

Allie’s chapter on “Pets in the Crossfire” in Reaching the Bar (2009)

 

Banning Pound Seizure and How Shelter Pets are Brokered for Experimentation

Listen to Allie’s interview about her start in anti-pound seizure advocacy with Mid-Michigan Pet Expert Talk Radio (May 22, 2017)

Listen to Allie’s interview about the current state of pound seizure with Dancing Dog Blog/Animal Cafe (October 16, 2016)

Read Allie’s article in AAVS Magazine about the Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Pound Seizure Advocacy (January 2014)

Listen to Allie’s interview on Animal Cafe (aired April 2, 2013)

Watch Allie’s interview on AskimoTV on exposing and eliminating pound seizure (March 2013)

Allie discusses pound seizure on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (January 1, 2012)

Listen to Allie talk with Tracie Hotchner on Dog Talk Radio about pound seizure (aired May 25, 2012)

Listen to Allie’s interview with Jon Patch on Talkin Pets Radio (aired live April 21, 2012; go to April 21st, hour 1 to listen)

Listen to Allie’s interview on WAMU Radio’s Animal House show (aired December 17, 2011, segment begins at 5:30)

Allie’s Letter to the Gratiot County Herald (Michigan) Editor (September 15, 2011)

Listen to Allie’s interview on Animal Radio (aired January 1, 2011 – segment 32:35 thru 37:00)

Listen to Allie’s interview on Animal Magnet Pet Radio (November 30, 2010 – segment starts at 17:50 thru 28:30, and 33:25 thru 35:45)

Read Allie’s interview with the City Pulse Newspaper (Michigan) on pound seizure (Nov. 25, 2010)

Listen to Allie’s Interview on WGVU Public Radio regarding Michigan’s bill to ban Class B dealer pound seizure (Grand Rapids, MI) (Sept. 20, 2010)

Read Allie’s article on pound seizure in American Humane’s Protecting Animals Magazine (Winter 2010)

 

Shelter Animals & Families Together (SAF-T)

The Today Show talks with Allie about the Pets and Women’s Shelters (PAWS)® Program that she created (aired March 2009)

Read the 2012 SAF-T Start-Up Manual 2012 on how to start a SAF-T Program (created and written by Allie)

Read about the importance of the SAF-T Program in the Washingtonian Magazine (May 2016)

Read about Allie’s participating at the grand opening of another SAF-T shelter in Saginaw, MI in “Domestic-abuse survives can now bring pets to Saginaw’s Underground Railroad” (October 22, 2013)

Read about “Michigan shelters make room for abuse victims’ pets” in the Detroit News (April 16, 2014)

Read Allie’s contribution to “Women and pets: Side by side at Minnesota shelters” in the Minnesota Star Tribune (April 10, 2014)

Read an article by the Associated Press on “More Domestic Violence Shelters are Taking in Pets” (March 26, 2014)

Read an article in The Vienna Connection on Allie’s presentation to the Vienna Womens’ Club about the SAF-T Program (October 2013)

Listen to Allie’s webinar on Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T), hosted by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (September 2011)

Article in Parity: Homelessness and Pets (Australia) (May 2011)

Article by Womenetics about the PAWS Program (December 2010)

Listen to Allie on Animal Magnet Pet Radio discuss the co-occurrence between animal abuse and family and the solution (November 30, 2010 – segment starts at 35:45 thru 45:55)

Listen to Allie on WAMU Radio (January 2010) (Allie’s segment is third in the show at 25:06)

Listen to Allie on the Steve Dale radio show (March 2010)

Feature in Canada’s Chatelaine Magazine (November 2009)

Feature in Cat Fancy’s Hope Rises (July 2009)

Feature in USA Today (March 2008)

Feature in Washington Post (November 2007)

 

Therapy Animals Supporting Kids (TASK)™ Program

(co-created by  Allie)

Read the Manual on Therapy Animals Supporting Kids (co-written by Allie)

Watch Allie’s webinar on “How Therapy Animal Programs can help Maltreated Children” through OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) (February 27, 2014)

Listen to Allie’s webinar on “Give Your Dog A Job: Service, Assistance and Therapy Animals” as part of National Train Your Dog Month (January 2013)

Allie discusses the amazing work of therapy animals on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (April 23, 2012)

Allie’s interview about therapy pets in The Washington Post (January 13, 2012)

Listen to Allie’s interview on Animal Magnet Pet Radio (November 30, 2010 – segment starts at 45:55 thru 52:55)

The Latham Newsletter features “How Animals can help Traumatized Children” (Fall 2010)

Listen to Allie on Colorado Public Radio (March 2010)

The Prosecutor “How Animals can help Traumatized Children” (March 2010)

Listen to Allie on WAMU radio (February 2010)

National Child Protection Training Center Newsletter on Therapy Animals Helping Traumatized Children (November 2009)

 

Helping & Protecting Animals

Allie discusses The Link and animal advocacy on the Mid-Michigan Pet Expert Talk Radio (May 22, 2017)

Interview with 92.1 FM in Lansing, MI regarding my start in animal protection and advocacy (December 2016)

Read Allie’s article for the Tales of Justice Newsletter on “The Hierarchy of Anti-Cruelty Laws: Prosecuting the Abuse of Stray and Feral Cats” (June 2013)

Watch Allie’s interviews with AskimoTV on (1) the human-animal bond, (2) addressing animal abuse and (3) getting involved to help animals (March 2013)

Listen to Allie’s interview on Radio Pets on how she is training people to help animals (March 15, 2013)

Watch Allie’s webinar for the National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse on Handling Community Reaction to Animal Abuse (December 2012)

Read Allie’s interview in The Examiner about Animal Fighting: Stopping the Link of Violence in our Communities (November 5, 2012)

Allie advocates for action during Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month in October on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (October 11, 2012)

Chicago’s Animal Advocacy Examiner interviews Allie about ways to protect companion animals (August 12, 2012)

Allie shares how to keep your pet safe during a disaster and how to help displaced pets during a disaster on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (July 5, 2012)

Allie discusses “Daniel the Miracle Beagle”, a dog who survived an Alabama gas chamber on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (May 14, 2012)

Allie shares how social media can help animals on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (May 7, 2012)

Listen to Allie discuss energy healing for abused and neglected pets with Val Heart on “The Real Dr. Doolittle” radio show (aired May 3, 2012)

Allie encourages everyone to become a foster parent for a homeless pet on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (April 30, 2012)

Allie discusses the connection between animal abuse and violence to people on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (April 9, 2012)

Allie discusses how to help foreclosure/recession pets on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (April 2, 2012)

Watch Allie’s webinar for the National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse on Foreclosure Pets: Investigating and Prosecuting Animal Abandonment (March 2012)

Allie discussed how energy healing can help pets on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (March 19, 2012 and March 30, 2012)

WAMU Animal House Radio Show interviews Allie about becoming an animal advocate and Defending the Defenseless (aired March 17, 2012)

Allie discusses how to handle the loss of a pet on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (March 7, 2012)

Allie delves into the different lessons that pets teach us on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (March 12, 2012segment starts at 3:45)

Allie discusses advocacy to end gas chambers in shelters on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (February 12, 2012)

Allie discusses the importance of volunteering to help animals on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (February 3, 2012)

Allie discusses legislative advocacy for pets on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (January 23, 2012)

Allie discusses helping foreclosure pets on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (January 16, 2012)

Listen to Allie talk about Defending the Defenseless on Animals Today radio (aired January 15, 2012) (segment starts at 32:45)

Allie discusses her book Defending the Defenseless on All Paws Pet Talk Radio (January 9, 2012)

Allie and Defending the Defenseless was featured in the Mount Vernon Gazette (pages 5-7) (December 2011).

Watch Allie’s webinar for the National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse on The Linkages between Violence to Animals and People (November 2011)

Watch Allie’s webinar for the National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse on Tackling the Prosecution of Animal Abuse Head-On (September 2011)

Read Allie’s article for the Tales of Justice Newsletter on “The New National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse” (May 2011)

Allie’s involvement (through King Street Cats) with St. Croix’s Pets from Paradise Program was featured in the Alexandria Times and the Virgin Islands Daily News (March 2011).


Allie animal advocacy work featured in The Docket, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s magazine (December 2010).

 

The Link for Prosecutors (July 2010)

Listen to Allie on Animal Magnet Pet Radio discuss what needs to be done to protect animals (November 30, 2010 – segment starts at 52:55 thru 57:15)

Download tip sheets to help foreclosure/recession pets


Allie featured in the Alpha Xi Delta Quill Magazine (Spring 2010)

Michigan Bar Association Animal Law Section Newsletter on Foreclosure pets (Summer 2008)

The National Humane Review on “Keeping People and Pets Together in Hard Financial Times” (Winter 2008)

The Prosecutor “The Few and the Proud: Prosecutors who Vigorously Pursue Animal Cruelty Cases” (Sept. 2008)

 

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