During the 1930s, the American Humane Association organized a "Be Kind To Animals" week where they shared posters of people taking care of animals. These adorable posters used artist's Morgan Dennis' work who was already known for his drawings, particularly of dogs. Each poster had an illustration of a charming child shown taking care of an animal. The main goal of the posters was to spread the message that people should love and respect animals.

Scroll down to see some of these adorable posters yourself and don't forget to tell us what you think in the comments!

More info: New York Heritage

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Elizabeth A Montero 9 months ago

This still happens way to often...

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Ozacoter 9 months ago

I will never understand the lack of empathy of a person who enjoys hunting and animal just for 'fun'. I understand that primitive societies needed it to survive,but doing it just as a hobbie shows to me that you are a cruel person with no empathy.

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Phoebe Bean 9 months ago

What is happening to my eyes? Someone chopping onions?

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Clematis 9 months ago

Aw, cute dog. I shall call you Scruffy.

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Blake Morgan 9 months ago

Good care includes shelter, food, water, and most importantly, love.

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C 9 months ago

love these but milk is not good for animals

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Kaisu Rei 9 months ago

The leash is there for a reason though, to prevent this from happening. A child that small shouldn't be responsible for a baby and a dog

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juice 9 months ago

aww this one's so sweet

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Crouching_Penn_Hidden_Teller@yahoo.com 9 months ago

what's up with that dog's eyes?

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Flame Phoenix 9 months ago

When the subway says the only animals you can have must fit in your bag

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Phoebe Bean 9 months ago

And your compassion.

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Monty Glue 9 months ago

On vacation I came across a donkey tied up with no water on a very hot day. I made a pan out of some litter and shared the last of my water from a long hike. The poor animal was so thirsty. I wanted to set him loose from such a cruel owner, but I didn't want trouble in a foreign country.

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Flame Phoenix 9 months ago

Bark boof bow wow aroo buff (feed me)

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Phoebe Bean 9 months ago

That quote is from Alexander Pope's Epistles to Several Persons (1732): ‘'Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.’

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Phoebe Bean 9 months ago

Rescued just in time!

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Phoebe Bean 9 months ago

As they seem to be kind to each other.

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L 9 months ago

His buddy is not coming home.......😩😢😭

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