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Valerie H.

"*To advocate for animal rights, welfare and reform*"

Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada
female
married
Speaks: English only
Joined Mar 16, 2008


 
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Joined Mar 16, 2008 Activist Aspirations undeclared 
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Groups Abolish Animal Abuse, Care for Chinese Animals, Defenders of the Voiceless, Dog Lovers, HELP END BEAR BILE FARMS, Help Animals, Sign Petitions, International Organisation for Animal Protection - OIPA in India, Making A Difference in the Lives of Animals, N0 Cruelty to Animals, Naresh Kadyan, Animal Rights activist and Gandhian Ideologist fan club, ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest, PEOPLE FOR ANIMALS HARYANA, People Helping Animals Worldwide, Supporters of Winging Cat Rescue more »
Hometown Flin Flon, Manitoba 
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Birthday Sept 08  
Languages English only  
About Me A gal who is fiercely independent, speaks her mind on issues of intolerance, cruelty, social justice. I want to right things that are wrong..and speak for those without voices!!
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Pets 1 puppy and 1 cat  
Activist Aspirations
Political Leaning
Religions  
Eating Habits VEGAN! and proud of it!!  
Wild Fact About Me A real NEAT FREAK!! A place for everything...and everything in it's place!
My Philosophy To always be *passionate* about a cause you really believe in!!
What Gives Me Hope Looking into my dogs' eyes....
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Advocate for *Buy in North America*...no outsourcing of jobs from our country!
What/who changed my life and why The death of my first husband..he was only 38 and had hopes and dreams, that death stole from him!! 7 months after he died...I realised 'my dream' and opened up my own store...a gift shop. I also KNOW that he led me to find my MOST BELOVED dog at our local shelter in Oct. of 1996. He sent me this dog to look after me...and 14 years later, in Dec, 2010,...my *most cherished baby* and I looked into each other's eyes for the last time...God Bless them both xoxo
What Bugs Me Cruelty to animals!!!  
Passions photography, learning, nature, music, environment, animals  
Inspirations peacemakers, nature, music, love, good people, blue skies, Birds chirping, a gentle breeze  
What Scares Me apathy, Losing the ones I love, cruel people  
  Favorites
Role Models Martin Luther King Jr., Princess Diana, Mother Teresa  
Quotation “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

- Mahatma Gandhi

-"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Unless
someone like you cares
a whole awful lot, nothing
is going to get better.
It's not.”

(Dr. Seuss)
Interests Travel/Adventure, music, walks in the woods, reading, photography, wildlife, recycling, pets, environment, crafts, Antiques/collectibles, Art/Design  
Books Gone with the Wind, design, To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee, Anything to do with animals and nature, unusual or very old cookbooks  
Music rock, oldies, the beatles, Classic Rock  
Movies To Kill a Mockingbird, Sound of Music, Pearl Harbour, Titanic, Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, Forrest Gump, comedy  
TV Shows CNN, Animal Planet, National Geographic Channel, Coronation Street, Archie Bunker, Mash, Everybody Loves Raymond, Seinfeld  
Favorite Foods chips, peach pie, gum drops, white wine, oatmeal, coffee, salad, veggies, fruit  
Favorite Places Germany, rivers, parks, woods, mountains, forests, Florida, England, Hawaii, Vancouver Island  
Can't Live Without nature, family, music, love, coffee, My *furry* babies  
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