World Animal Week is a very special time of the year for animals. It is where you can recognise the wonderful and important role pets and other animals play in your lives. It takes place between the fourth and tenth of October and has become globally recognised on the calendar as an event that unites the world in its celebration of animals and helps raise the standard of animal welfare and happiness worldwide.
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.
Mission of World Animal Day
‘To raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. Building the celebration of World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement, mobilising it into a global force to make the world a better place for all animals. It's celebrated in different ways in every country, irrespective of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology. Through increased awareness and education we can create a world where animals are always recognised as sentient beings and full regard is always paid to their welfare’. https://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/
Why celebrate World Animal Day?
The celebration of World Animal Day allows people to action now for a better future the animals.
World Animal Day embraces all animals and the unique concerns of all countries around the world and their animals and makes animals front page news. Through increased awareness and education, we can help develop a compassionate culture which feeds into legal reform and social progress to make this world a more reasonable place for all living creatures. A world where animals are recognised as sentient beings and full regard is always paid to their welfare. World Animal Day has already brought about a significant and lasting contribution towards advancing animal welfare standards, and its influence will only continue to grow.