The image at left is a book cover of The Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare with four photographs of animals. Data on domestic violence and child abuse cases reveal that a staggering number of animals are targeted by those who abuse their children or spouses. There is an encyclopedia on animal rights and welfare. The Humane Society has a section on the abuse of animals. There are different keywords you can use to find books on this topic in the context of domestic violence: animals AND violence. animal cruelty, animal abuse, and animal welfare.