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Pollution Hurts Animals Too | Care2 Healthy Living

Pollution Hurts Animals Too | Care2 Healthy Living

By Abbie Walson, Moms Clean Air Force I’m a lifelong animal lover. But until recently, I didn’t stop to think about how air pollution is hurting our animals – in many of the same ways it harms our children! Throughout my childhood on the farm , we had a wide variety of animals. My favorites were always our draft horses: Bob and Duke, Bill and Vinny, and Annabelle and Isabelle; our Golden Retrievers: Rusty, Arliss and Duke; our Old English Sheep Dogs: Patch and Eddie, various animals in our petting zoo including calves, goats, sheep, llamas and even a pet deer named Bambi. Some of these animals are still around the farm and others are up in that big pasture in the sky. I was raised to treat animals like they’re family members. Our dogs slept in our beds and most certainly were allowed on the couch, our horses got many apples and carrots and all of our animals got lots of lo...

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