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SPCA Tampa Bay plans animal abuse workshop


Animal abuse workshop open to public

A workshop on the human factors in animal abuse is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Ike & Libby Einherst Education Center at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N.

Topics will include the patterns of abuse in animal cruelty and human violence and how to be a better bystander for animals and people.

The workshop is open to the public and offers continuing education credits to law enforcement, guidance counselors and social workers. It is being hosted by the Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force and the SPCA Tampa Bay in recognition of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The workshop is free to the public. For law enforcement personnel and others seeking continuing education credits, the cost is $10. For information or to register, contact SPCA Tampa Bay at or (727) 586-3591.