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Bellydance Photos

These are Bellydance photos of me through the years.

Bellydance Sydney     Sydney Bellydance

Belly dance performance Sydney     Bellydance entertainment Sydney

Bellydancing Sydney     Belly dance veil dance    

Belly dance Sydney     Belly dancer Sydney

Isis wings Bellydance     Sydney Belly dancer

Belly dance performance     professional Bellydance Sydney

Bellydancer with veil     Sydney Bellydancing performance

Bellydance festival performance with Isis wings     Marrickville Festival Bellydance performance  

Dance nationals Bellydance performance     Belly dancing with fan veils

Middle Eastern music and dance     Mid Eastern dance with sword

Bellydance costume green     Green Egyptian Belly dance costume

Bondi Beach Bellydance     Bellydancing with veil Sydney    

Arabic party hafla Bellydance     Bellydance

Greek Belly dancing     Dancer  

Belly dance pose     Bellydance veil

Coogee Beach Bellydance fundraiser for Children's Hospital     Bellydance performance

 Sydney Bellydance     Bellydance white costume  

 

   

SAY NO TO PUPPY MILLS! SAY NO TO ANIMALS IN PETSHOPS! SAY NO TO BREEDERS!

Adopt a homeless animal instead - they all deserve a second chance

It's estimated that 130,000 dogs and 60,000 cats are killed every year in Australia because there are not enough homes for them all. And the global numbers amount to millions upon millions every single year.

Puppy mills are a major contributor to the terrible problem of overpopulation. Puppy mills are essentially 'dog factories' where dogs are forced to churn out litter after litter, with no thought for the welfare of the dogs and all thought for profit. The dogs live in appallingly dirty, cramped conditions all their lives, and when they no longer serve their purpose they're killed, dumped or sold to vivisection laboratories.

Petshops fit into the picture because puppy mills are generally where petshops get their animals from. Furthermore, having animals in shop windows encourages impulse purchases, and adding an animal to your family should be a conscious, careful decision - NOT one to be made while shoe shopping.

Breeders contribute enormously to the tragic statistics above too. And it doesn't matter whether they're professional breeders or backyard breeders, and whether they breed for profit or not, because while there are homeless animals sitting on death row in shelters, any and all animal breeding is utterly irresponsible.

Now, here's where you come in. You can either be part of the problem or part of the solution. You can either buy animals from puppy mills, petshops or breeders and be part of the problem. Or you can adopt from a shelter or rescue organisation and be part of the solution.

If I haven't convinced you, visit your local shelter to see the homeless animals. Let their innocent faces convince you that adopting is the only responsible choice to make.

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