Today, World Animal Day is a global event uniting the animal protection movement, led and sponsored by the UK-based animal welfare charity, Naturewatch Foundation. The main goals are to raise awareness around general issues affecting animals and to mobilize people around the world to support change at the business, social, and political levels. This celebration starts from the premise that we.
The World Animal Day website says it was first celebrated in 1925 in Berlin, Germany on a different date. It moved to October 4 in 1929. It moved to October 4 in 1929. October 4 is the day Roman Catholics honor Saint Francis of Assisi, who was the patron saint of animals.
World Animal Day is a fantastic opportunity for children of all ages to learn more about the importance of animal welfare and to enhance their relationship with animals. Read on for some suggestions on World Animal Day school activities and assembly ideas that are both fun and educational.
World Animal Day timeline 1955 SAPL Makes Waves. The Society for Animal Protective Legislation (SAPL) is the first organization to lobby for humane slaughter legislation in the US. 1931 Animal Victory. The International Animal Protection Congress in Florence Italy, unanimously accepted and adopted World Animal Day globally. 1877 The Power of.
There are lots of ways to get involved on World Animal Day. You could hold a fundraising event for local animal charities, for example a concert or an animal related quiz night. Or how about donating tins of cat and dog food to local shelters. Schools can organise trips to shelters and farms, and in the workplace, why not try a Bring Your Dog.
Growing interest in World Animal Day is wonderful news for other animals but there’s still a lot of work to be done. World Animal Day 2016 is October 4.
On World Animal Day, please remember the millions of animals consigned to a life, and a death, in a laboratory. With the help from kind, compassionate people like you, we can save animals from laboratories. Your thoughtful donation will help replace the use of animals with more human-relevant research. You will be saving the lives of animals and advancing better research to fight devastating.
World Animal Week is a week of events sponsored by the World Society for the Protection of Animals for people all over the world to celebrate animals. A great chance to discuss the importance and care of animals with your class!