7 Ways You Can Help Animals Right Now

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Adopt From a Shelter
One thing that needs to change in our world is the sale of animals from pet stores. Most dogs come from puppy mills and every time we patronize a store that ... more 
Photo by: Image: Flickr
Adopt From a Shelter
One thing that needs to change in our world is the sale of animals from pet stores. Most dogs come from puppy mills and every time we patronize a store that sells puppies (even if we only buy food or pet accessories), we help fund puppy mills where mothers and puppies are bred and often kept in filthy and devastating conditions. There are countless dogs and cats up for adoption at shelters in every state in our country.
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Tue, Jan 7, 2014 3:53 PM EST

Dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, and even wild animals like lions, bears, elephants … and every existing living animal in the world are not very different from you and I. They all have the right to live without fear of being hunted, tortured, or abused. In our own homes, there is a reason that so many of us animal lovers treat our pets in the same way we treat our children, and why many of us consider them part of our family. Like children, dogs and cats need our protection - period. They are fully dependent on us for food, good health, and safety. We have many battles to face in our stand for animal welfare, but it is wonderful to see world leaders finally calling attention to the care and protection of innocent animals. It is an issue that all of us should address. We can each do something to make the life of an animal better. Click through for 7 ways you can help animals right now! -By Danielle Sullivan

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