Links to some of the inspiring events that taken place around the world in celebration of World Animal Day 2016.

Bangladesh:
 http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/world-animal-day-celebration-2016 

Cyprus: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/musical-event-at-the-presidential-palace 

South Africa: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/feral-cat-spay-a-thon-a-great-success

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/st-francis-blessing-of-the-animals---sunday-2nd-october-2016 

Spain: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/world-animal-fancy-dress-day 

India: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/be-kind-to-animals-awareness-programme

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/awareness-programme

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/the-crusade 

Venzuela: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/vi-marcha-mundial-por-los-animales 

USA: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/lego-league-students-speak-up-for-the-animals-on-world-animal-day

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/roar-for-tony-captive-tigers-on-world-animal-day

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/onelessstraw-pledge-campaign 

Egypt: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/submit-model-animal-welfare-act-to-egyptian-parliament 

Ghana: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/celebration-in-shai-osudoku 

Brazil: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/world-animal-day-in-brazil 

Lithuania: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/world-animal-day-in-lithuania

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/action-the-fifth-paw

France: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/stand-d-information 

Bosnia & Herzegovina: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/if-i-had-a-voice-i-would-say 

Mozambique: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/march-through-maputo-to-raise-awareness-for-the-plight-of-the-rhinos-and-elephants 

Romania: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/the-caravan-abc-of-caring-for-your-pet 

Malaysia: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/animal-blessing-at-the-sarawak-spca 

Sweden: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/the-aesops-fables-lecture 

Serbia: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/world-animal-day-celebration-in-the-city-of-novi-sad

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/world-animal-day-serbia-award-2016

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/exhibition-20-years-in-20-photos-animal-protection-in-pancevo-and-concert 

Nepal: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/health-checks-for-dogs-in-pokhara 

Ethiopia: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/wad-2016-celebration

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/celebrating-world-animal-day-in-ethiopia 

China:  http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/the-3rd-animals-asia-poster-design-competition

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/childrens-art-from-the-heart-animal-education-exhibition 

Taiwan: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/sing-for-world-animals 

Kuwait: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/ks-path-kids-funday 

Ivory Coast: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/inauguration-ceremony-of-the-secret-friends-animals-club-library 

Switzerland: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/pub-quiz-for-world-animal-day 

UK: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/quaker-concern-for-animals-book-launch-and-day-residency-at-friends-house 

Nigeria: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/events/view/connecting-kids-with-wildlife-on-world-animals-day-2016
 

Although many events have been uploaded to the World Animal Day website, it’s only the tip of the iceberg as web searches show that many more events were held around the world. 

For example: 

Malaysia: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/10/ministry-lobbying-for-more-animal-hospitals/ 

Singapore: http://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore-news/irresponsible-owners-worst-type-animals 

The Gambia: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/world-animal-day-celebrated-in-gambia 

Portugal: http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/pan-mp-wants-pet-protection-laws-rolled-out-to-all-other-animals/39753 

India:http://www.freepressjournal.in/ujjain/world-animal-day-celebrated/946759 

USA: http://www.njherald.com/20161006/blessing-of-the-animals-event-at-centenary-university-equestrian-center 

Peru: http://www.bta.bg/bg/gallery/image/3683495 

Indonesia: http://en.tempo.co/read/news/2016/10/07/206810363/Attica-Zoological-Park-Inaugurates-Sumatran-Tiger-Exhibit