A Helping Hound: 7 Things You Can Do for April's Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

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Take the Pledge
Sign the ASPCA pledge to fight animal cruelty and encourage your friends to do the same. The more people aware of the plight of abused animals, the closer we are to ... more 
Photo by: Imgur
Take the Pledge
Sign the ASPCA pledge to fight animal cruelty and encourage your friends to do the same. The more people aware of the plight of abused animals, the closer we are to preventing it.
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Wed, Apr 10, 2013 3:46 PM EDT

Did you know that April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month? I admit I didn't know until I saw a friend 'like' a photo on Facebook (which is also part of the campaign). As a pet writer, I hear everyday of innocent animals that are harmed and tortured at the hands of humans. It is nothing but heartbreaking, and many days I just don't want to read or see another tragic story, but I also know it is our duty as animal lovers to help put a stop to it. Every one of us can do our part. Animals are such pure and loving spirits; they deserve our love and protection. The ASPCA has outlined simple things we can do to help bring awareness to this effort. Click through for 7 things you can do for April's Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month! -By Danielle Sullivan

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