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pawblue1 How You Can Help Animals

Millions of animals need our help. There are many ways to help and no excuses. If you have time, volunteer. If you have a loving home, rescue or foster. If you have money and no time - donate. You can also send letters/emails to our legislatures regarding animal issues. Two free & easy ways to help from the comfort of your home is to click daily on the following sites: www.theanimalrescuesite.com and www.freekibble.com. Don't forget to click on the kibble for cats site too.

Search here for your new furry member of the family. Petfinder lists available pets for adoption from all over the United States and most animal shelters and rescue groups.

Saving Animals From Euthanasia

SAFE is a local rescue group. All of the animals are saved from euthanasia by an entirely volunteer group of people who take care of the animals, foster them, and get them loving home.

Humane Society of the United States

You can donate to The Humane Society of the United States and/or visit their site to sign up for updates about animal legislation and email your representatives.

Greater Good

Simple online vways to help the health and well-being of people, animals, and the planet. The GreaterGood network of websites offer the public a unique opportunity they care about at no cost to them. In fiscal year 2007, the GreaterGood Network gave over $1.7 million to charity, nearly 7 times our after-tax profit.

 

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83% of pet parents refer to themselves as their pet's mom or dad.

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Three-quarters of dog owners consider their dog like a child or family member.

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90% of pet owners would not consider dating someone who wasn't fond of their pet.

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37% of pet parents carry a picture of their pets in their wallets.

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59% of pet owners say pets are good for their health and the health of their family and help them relax.

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22% of pet parents feel closer to their pets than their spouses.

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Dogs' nose prints are as unique as a human's fingerprints and can be used to accurately identify them.

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31% of pet parents take days off work to stay home when their pets are sick.

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33% of dog owners admit that they talk to their dogs on the phone or leave messages on an answering machine while away.

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40% of dog owners say that owning a dog motivates them to exercise on a regular basis.

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46% of dog owners take their dogs to a dog park.

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33% of married woman say their dogs are better listeners than their husbands.

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80% of pet parents brag about their pets to others.

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22% of pet parents watch tv shows they think they their pets enjoy.

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You know you’re an animal lover when your pets are named in your will. In fact, an estimated 1 million dogs in the United States have been named the primary beneficiary in their owner's will.

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52% of pet parents are better at remembering their neighbor's pets names than human neighbors.

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30% of people let their dogs lick their faces (and 21% let their dogs lick their plates).

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31% of pet parents plan visits with others that have pets to give them a chance to socialize.

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63% of pet owners say I love you at least daily to their pet.

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