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Commit To Compassionate Pet Care

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Join our campaign to ensure every companion animal enjoys the love, health, and happiness they deserve. Be the change in a pet's life today!

In a world where our furry companions give us unconditional love and joy, it’s our duty to ensure they receive the highest standard of care.

Inspired by Tulsa, Oklahoma's recent law to improve pet welfare, we're here to champion similar change in our community. This law, a beacon of progress in animal welfare, mandates comprehensive care for pets, especially those living outdoors1.

The Urgency of Improved Pet Care

Many pets suffer due to lack of proper care, facing issues from neglect and inadequate shelter to poor nutrition and health problems. The alarming number of preventable illnesses and deaths among pets, particularly in extreme weather conditions, underscores the need for immediate action. By embracing higher care standards, we can significantly enhance the lives of our pets2.

What This Means for Our Pets

Proper care goes beyond feeding and shelter; it encompasses regular veterinary check-ups, appropriate nutrition, and mental and physical stimulation.

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) highlights the importance of preventive medicine, adequate living conditions, and regular exercise for pets' overall well-being3. These are not just guidelines but necessities for a pet's health and happiness.

Your Role in This Movement

Your involvement is crucial. By understanding and advocating for these care standards, you can make a real difference in the lives of pets. It's about more than just personal responsibility; it's about building a community that collectively values and protects all animals.

Take the Pledge

By signing the Compassionate Pet Care Pledge, you're not just making a commitment to your pet but also setting an example for others. This pledge is a promise to uphold the dignity and well-being of every pet, inspired by the trailblazing steps of Tulsa.

Your signature signifies a commitment to a healthier, happier future for pets and their humans. Together, we can transform our community into a haven of care and respect for all companion animals.

Sign the pledge today and ensure every pet experiences the love and care they rightfully deserve.

More on this issue:

  1. Lex Rodriguez, NewsOn6 (30 November 2023), "Tulsa Passes New Ordinance for Standard of Care in Pets."
  2. FOUR PAWS International (1 May 2023), "The Harmful Consequences of Pet Abandonment."
  3. American Veterinary Medical Association (2023), "Companion animal care guidelines."
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The Pledge:

In response to the inspiring steps taken by Tulsa, Oklahoma, in enhancing the standards of care for companion animals, I hereby pledge to uphold and promote these standards in my own life and within my community. Recognizing that every pet deserves a life filled with love, care, and respect, I commit to the following actions to ensure their well-being:

  1. Regular Veterinary Visits: I pledge to take my pet for regular veterinary check-ups to monitor and maintain their health.

  2. Proper Nutrition: I will provide a balanced diet suitable for my pet’s age, breed, and health requirements.

  3. Adequate Hydration: I commit to ensuring constant access to clean and fresh water for my pet.

  4. Exercise and Activity: I will provide daily physical activity suitable for my pet’s needs, enhancing their physical and mental health.

  5. Safe Shelter: I pledge to offer a secure, comfortable, and clean living environment for my pet.

  6. Grooming and Hygiene: Regular grooming, including coat care and nail trimming, will be a part of my pet’s routine care.

  7. Training and Socialization: I commit to training my pet properly and providing opportunities for healthy socialization.

  8. Preventive Healthcare: I pledge to keep up with vaccinations, parasite control, and other preventive healthcare measures.

  9. Spay/Neuter Awareness: I will support spay/neuter initiatives to prevent overpopulation and promote health benefits.

  10. Community Involvement: I will advocate for and support local animal welfare initiatives, and encourage others to join in these compassionate efforts.

By taking these actions, I am contributing to a future where pets are healthier, happier, and more harmoniously integrated into our lives and communities. Together, through these commitments, we can create a world where the bond between humans and their pets is strengthened by understanding, care, and respect.

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