19 Jul '12, 6pm

Do Pet Owners Care More About Environmental Issues? | Care2 Causes

Do Pet Owners Care More About Environmental Issues? | Care2 Causes

A recent survey by the Purina Together We Can campaign suggests that pet owners are more likely to care about the environment and therefore recycle their used animal food cans. While the study is limited to Purina product users and only takes into account recycling behavior, the results are still telling and deserve a deeper look. One reason pet owners may care more about the environment could result from the fact that pet owners consider their pets an integral part of their life, much like a child or family member. One would therefore expect that same person to care equally about the nourishment their loved one receives, as well as the surroundings she/he is exposed to. In other words, Purina’s findings indicate that environmental concerns targeted at protecting the planet for the future well-being of humans, impacts pets as well. This point is further expressed in the su...

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