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WHEREAS, the State of Nevada encourages communities to come together to celebrate the contributions of animals to our lives and help promote healthy interactions between animals and humans; and

WHEREAS, animals are entitled to a dignified existence and should be provided with sustenance to maintain a healthy lifestyle, sheltered from harm, and provided comfort as well as veterinary care and safety; 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, Animal Kindness and Welfare Awareness Week is an opportunity to celebrate animal kindness, care and compassion, and educate communities in preventing animal cruelty;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of May 5-11, 2019 as

ANIMAL KINDNESS AND WELFARE AWARENESS WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 29th day of April 2019

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