‘We’ve Been Together 16 Years’- 42-Year-Old Venus Williams Goes Gaga Over the Love of Her Life as She Partakes in New Humanitarian Pet Project

Published 03/09/2023, 6:50 AM EST

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Apart from being an iconic athlete in the sporting community, Venus Williams has also inspired a number of people with her noble endeavors. The 7 singles Grand Slam champion has often been involved in a lot of nativities for the welfare of society. Now, the American tennis icon has once again used her platform to address the importance of nutritious foods and active quality time for pets.

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The 42-year-old tennis legend, who has often expressed that her dog is her pride and joy, is keen to inspire other pet parents. While speaking of her off-court endeavors, Wiliams went gaga over her furry companion, Harry.

Venus Williams talks about her latest initiatives for pets

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The 7 singles Grand Slam champion believes that the hectic schedule has made it challenging for pet owners to take proper care of their dogs. Venus Williams said that it is very crucial for a dog to get plenty of exercise and nutritious food. Along with that, the pet parents need to strengthen their bond by spending time together.

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To do so, the American tennis legend is partnering with Purina Pro Plan, as reported by ‘People’, for an initiative that will focus to inspire dog owners to exercise with their pets. It will be a two-month challenge that will address the importance of nutritious foods and active quality time for dogs. The 42-year-old tennis legend also talked about her off-court endeavors in an interview with PEOPLE.

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While speaking of her collaboration with Purina Pro Plan, Williams also opened up about her own relationship with her furry companion, Harry. As a passionate pet owner, she regards her dog as her pride and joy. Venus has also put Harry on the top of her priority list, as she loves the little guy.

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The American tennis icon added, “We’ve been together 16 years, and he’s doing quite great. And one of the reasons why I credit him doing so well is because of his food and what I feed him.”

From going to the gym to strolling the streets of Paris, Williams’ pet has always accompanied her for various day-to-day tasks. Notably, Venus has always shared a special bond with Harry as she regards the furry pet as her top priority. Venus also said that she didn’t plan on getting a dog, but she was in awe of Harry.

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Anurag Gusain

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Anurag Gusain is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in English from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi University. Being a huge tennis fan, he enjoys watching superstar Rafael Nadal play.
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