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5 Ways to Show Love for Animals on Valentines Day

Even though animals can’t buy us flowers or take us to dinner, they give people unconditional love every day of the year. So how about celebrating Valentine’s Day by giving some of that love back to the animals who suffer the most: the billions of animals on factory farms.

1. Don’t eat them. 

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(can we discuss how adorable this photo is?)

Leaving animals off our plates means not paying for them to be treated in ways that, let’s just say, don’t belong in a greeting card. Here’s how to go vegan in three easy steps!

2. Post some vegan food porn.

Showing off delicious meatless meals through Facebook, Instagram, or other social media is a great way to inspire others to try veg food.

3. Adopt a farm animals for your sweetheart. 

Adopting a farm animal in their name will warm their heart all year.

4. Serve up some vegan sweetness to your loved ones.

Visit ChooseVeg.com’s dessert page and find amazing recipes like Crunchy Peanut Butter Bonbons and Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache. Yum!

5. Donate beds/treats/toys to your local animal shelter.

Shelters are always appreciative of donations and you’ll make the day of a puppy/kitty! What could be better than that?

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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U.S. Vegan Population DOUBLES in Just Two Years

Today in amazing news: according to a new Harris Interactive study commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, the number of vegans in the United States has DOUBLED since 2009 to 2.5% of the population. An amazing 7.5 million U.S. citizens now eat vegan diets that do not include any animal products – no meat, poultry, fish, dairy or eggs. Close to 16 million, or 5%, identify as vegetarian, never eating meat, poultry or fish.

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If this rate continues, vegans will be 10% of the U.S. population in 2015, 40% in 2019, and in 80 % in 2050!

This would mean an end to the exploitation and suffering of billions of farmed animals. The study also revealed that 33% of U.S. citizens are eating vegetarian meals a significant amount of the time and ordering vegetarian meals at restaurants, though they are not vegetarians. That is over 100 million people, one third of the country!