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Check on Neighbors

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Check on Neighbors
If you have elderly neighbors who have pets, offer to walk their dog or take their dog for a grooming. Many elderly people just can't keep up with the demands of owning a dog or cat, and would welcome a little extra help. Of course, when you do this, you are helping the animals stay healthy and happy.
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Be Kind to Animals Week! 7 Things You Can Do Right Now

May 5-11 is 'Be Kind To Animals Week', an entire week that gives us the opportunity to take a moment from our busy lives to think about those who ask nothing of us - animals. As animal lovers, most of us have a direct connection with the joy and love that only animals can bring. Not only are animals pure in spirit and want nothing other than to be loved, many of them are helpless on their own and require our care and attention. Since 1915, the American Humane Society has dedicated an entire week to raise awareness to a very simple fact: animals (of all kinds) are a gift and we need to be kind and loving to them, which includes making sure they are well taken care of and enjoying healthy and happy lives. Click through the photos below to show 10 things you can do right now in honor of Be Kind to Animals Week! -By Danielle Sullivan

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