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IDA started Animal Guardian Volunteer Day to honor and recognize the strong emotional bonds shared by humans and companion animals. We also wanted to give people an opportunity to share their "guardian pride" by celebrating the spirit of this important relationship with other animal lovers. Last year's Animal Guardian Volunteer Day events in New York City and St. Louis drew crowds of people and companion animals as well as official recognition from elected representatives. This year, we are encouraging everyone who cares about animals to volunteer for an animal-related cause on Saturday, June 11 as a way of giving back to the animals who give so much unconditional love to us each day.
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- Choose a volunteer project that interests you. For example, you could walk an elderly or sick neighbor's dog, organize a fundraiser for a local shelter, present a humane education program to children or hold a pro-animal film screening. Register your event at www.guardiancampaign.org and IDA will mail you the Animal Guardian Day 2005 poster pictured above, which was designed by award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip "Mutts." Also be sure to list your event on IDA's Action Calendar and in your local event calendars. Contact email@example.com for more information or for assistance planning your event.
- If you are a member of a grassroots animal advocacy group, promote Animal Guardian Volunteer Day by including an electronic banner or button on your website directing people to information on events taking place around the nation on June 11. You can view and download buttons and banners at www.guardiancampaign.com/guardian_day.htm.
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