200. Recognizing, Recording, and Reporting Suspected Animal Abuse and Neglect, Part I
Coordinator | National Link Coalition | Etowah, N.C.
Phil Arkow is the coordinator and co-founder of the National Link Coalition, a multi-disciplinary collaboration to increase awareness of species-spanning interconnectedness of violence. In addition to his role in establishing the coalition, he also co-founded the National Animal Control Association, the Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey, and the Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies. Phil also serves as a consultant for the ASPCA and chairs the Latham Foundation's Animal Abuse and Family Violence Prevention Project. He is an international lecturer on interdisciplinary topics for animal shelters, child protection agencies, domestic violence programs, adult protective services, law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and veterinarians, as well as teaching at Harcum College and the University of Florida.