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Commemorating Animals in War
Posted 10 October 2007
To commemorate all those animals who have died as a result of human conflicts, Animal Aid is offering a purple poppy.
In times of conflict, animals have been used as messengers, for detection, scouting and rescue, as beasts of burden and on the frontline. They have been used for companionship in the trenches and continue to be subjected to warfare experiments in laboratories. And yet they are rarely mentioned in remembrance ceremonies.
The poppies are £1 each and can be ordered from the Animal Aid online shop. Discounts are available for bulk orders.