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42-Year-Old Venus Williams Professes Unconditional Love for Her 16-Year-Old ‘Kid’ in an Adorable Post

Published 03/21/2023, 5:31 AM EDT

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American Tennis idol Venus Williams continues to inspire her followers with her skills on the court and her philanthropic endeavors. She recently shared an incredible idea and a challenge for her fans on her Insta story. For this new initiative of hers, she took the help of her beloved 16-year-old dog, Harry.

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Williams has never shied away from using her fame and success to promote positive change. The American star is collaborating with pet-food brand Purina’s Pro Plan to promote a healthy lifestyle for pets and their owners.


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Venus Williams shares her new pet collaboration

Williams wants to address the importance of nutritious foods for pets and of spending time doing physical activities with them. With her new collaboration, Williams will be part of a two-month challenge that encourages dog owners to get active with their pets. This initiative will inspire people to include their furry companions in their fitness journeys. Williams wants to use her platform to raise awareness about the significance of pets’ well-being. She shared an adorable picture of her dog on her Instagram story.

She captioned her Insta story, “My Kid 💖💖💖.”


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In her latest Instagram post, Williams discussed her collaboration while emphasizing how she stays true to her principles. In her reel, Williams spoke, “It has been fascinating to see you get active with your pets.” She opened up about her relationship with her four-leg friend, and how he has been a source of joy and inspiration for her.

Williams views the safety and health of her pets as one of her top priorities. She has advocated for animal welfare and continues to inspire people through her actions.

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Despite the demands of her sporting career, Williams has always found ways to use her platform to support meaningful causes. Her latest initiative is just another example of her unwavering dedication to the welfare of all creatures.


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Williams and her beloved Harry

Venus Williams has always made sure to keep her beloved companion with her, even when traveling the world. In 2007, following her Wimbledon victory, Williams stumbled across Harry on a walkabout and immediately fell in love. Harry became a constant presence in her life, included with her presence at venues that usually only permit service dogs.

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In a recent interview with Daily Paws, Venus Williams explained that since she is always on the move, she didn’t want to miss out on Harry’s life or have him miss out on hers. She also founded Athletes for Animals, which has raised $150,000 to support pet adoption and animal-welfare programs.

Venus’ initiative for our furry friends is surely commendable. What are your thoughts on her cause. Share your own stories about your pet in the comments below.

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Written by:

Dr Aditya Raveendran Menon


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Aditya Menon is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He developed an unbridled love for tennis from the moment his father introduced him to the sport. Watching Roger Federer dominate the ATP tour with his unique and effortless style played a pivotal role in pushing Aditya to write about tennis for national publications.
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Aayush Kapoor