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WHEREAS, animals shall be celebrated as lifelong companions to humans and enjoy a life full of love and free from mistreatment; and

WHEREAS, animals are entitled to a dignified existence, provided with sustenance to maintain a healthy lifestyle, sheltered from harm, provided comfort, veterinary care and kept safe; and

WHEREAS, pets who are dependent upon humans shall not be subjected to cruelty, brutality, exploitation, abuse, ill treatment or have their safety jeopardized; and

WHEREAS, humane animal welfare and cruelty prevention awareness and education campaigns are offered by organizations throughout the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, this week is an opportunity to celebrate animal kindness, care and compassion and educate communities on preventing animal cruelty wherever it is observed;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of May 6 -12, 2018 as

 Animal Kindness and Welfare Awareness Week in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson