Christie Brinkley, holds an adorable puppy while she is being crowned a ‘pet hero’ at philanthropy event.The fifty nine year old well known swimsuit model had been honoured as their Humanitarian of the Year in a ceremony in Water Mill, New York, on Saturday.
She is very keen over animals and she did some celebrating with an adorable Golden Retriever puppy who peacefully stayed in her arms. Brinkley was given the 2013 crown by the charity because of her strong stand for animal rights
‘She has a protective passion for all animals, all wildlife, and every aspect of our environment. She feels a responsibility to use her voice and her stage to ensure that the public is aware of many unspeakable practices that continue today behind the scenes,’ explained a statement on the Pet Philanthropy Circle website.
‘From advocating against horse slaughter, bringing light to toxic environmental conditions, and renouncing the abuse of animals used for cosmetic testing, she is a true humanitarian.’
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