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Go Vegetarian

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Go Vegetarian
Chooseveg.com estimates that when just one person stops eating meat, they save 50 animal lives over the course of a year, which adds up to thousands throughout a lifetime. Want an extra incentive? Consider that being vegetarian leads to a leaner body, more energy, stronger bones, less food borne illnesses, and less disease in general.
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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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