Harris joins animal welfare campaign

Last Updated: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 21:20 hrs

London, Nov 17 (IANS) American musician Emmylou Harris has joined forces with animal welfare charity Crossroad Campus to help the distressed animals.

The 65−year−old regularly hosts dog adoption days and benefit concerts, and even has her own dog−friendly festival, Woofstock, reports contactmusic.com.

"It's knowing that a dog could give so much joy to a person or a family and deserves to live out its life being cared for. You know, human beings have kind of created the companion dog over the centuries," she told Country Music Television.

"I believe we have a responsibility to all animals, even animals that we eat for food, but don't get me started on that... I just believe we have a sacred responsibility to the creatures that we share the world with. They give us so much joy and they improve our lives so much," she added.

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