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1. Join the Cause

Join our Compassion Movement to support animals all year-round. Click to become a FREE member and stay up to the minute with breaking news, alerts, and ways to help those in greatest need.


2. Support Animals in Need

Between 3-4 million animals are euthanized each year, hundreds of thousands find themselves victims of disasters like Superstorm Sandy, and far too many are victims of abuse, neglect and cruelty.  American Humane Association teams work year-round to make a better world for animals.  During this Be Kind to Animals Week, won’t you help with just a small donation?  Thank you!


3. Spread the Word
Help the most vulnerable by sharing the message of Be Kind to Animals Week – pick a button and share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter!  
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Join the event that’s been celebrated every year since 1915 -- American Humane Association's Be Kind to Animals Week®. In this annual tradition, we commemorate the role animals play in our lives, promote ways to continue to treat them humanely, and encourage others, especially children, to do the same.

Ways to Celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week
Adopt a pet from a shelter or rescue

Every year, an estimated 3.7 million animals must be euthanized at our nation’s shelters because they could not be adopted into loving homes. Help animals find a second chance at happiness by adopting your next pet from your local shelter or rescue group. American Humane Association has tips to find the animal companion that’s right for you and develop a bond that will last a lifetime. 

Take care of your pet

Pets are like children who never grow up. They need you to help keep them healthy and safe throughout their lives. Keep your animal’s vaccinations up-to-date. Make sure he’s wearing proper identification. Take your pet to the veterinarian regularly. Know what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. 

Appreciate wildlife

All animals deserve to be treated humanely -- family pets and animals in the wild. Create an inviting space in your yard and garden for butterflies, hummingbirds and other creatures. If wildlife comes too close to home, look for ways to coexist with animals or to protect your property humanely. 

Report animal abuse

Animal cruelty and abuse is not only tragic for animals, but also an indicator that other forms of abuse such as domesti

2 years ago
Next week, May 5-11, is American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week. Be Kind to Animals Week has been celebrated nationally since 1915. The purpose of this week is to  "commemorate the role animals play in our lives, promote ways to continue to treat them humanely, and encourage others, especially children, to do the same.”

In observance of this special week, Amazon CARES will be running a seven part blog series addressing the major ways our organization is kind to animals. 

Click hereto get your own Be Kind cover pic!

We’re encouraging you to observe this special week as well! Visit our Facebook page for cover and profile pictures for your timeline. And don’t forget to invite your friends

Stay tuned, as our seven-part series will begin on Sunday, May 5th!

Click here to get your own Be Kind profile pic!

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