Anneka Svenska World Animal Day

Our Patron - Anneka Svenska    

Thank you!

Thank you for your interest in World Animal Day.

​You can find information about the World Animal Day campaign in sections below.

We are always happy to work with the media to help increase our reach – please do contact us!
 
For further information please contact:
 
Claire Brazington, Communications Coordinator
[email protected] - +44 (0)1242 252871
 
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ABOUT WORLD ANIMAL DAY

A GLOBAL MOVEMENT & CAMPAIGN WITH A MISSION TO RAISE THE STATUS OF ANIMALS IN ORDER TO IMPROVE WELFARE STANDARDS AROUND THE GLOBE
Government departments, city authorities, animal welfare organisations, celebrities, community groups, youth and children’s clubs, businesses and individuals organise a huge variety of inspiring events that embrace all animals and the unique concerns of each, in every country. It’s something that everyone can join in with regardless of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology. World Animal Day belongs to everyone!

Events draw attention to animal issues and makes them front page news around the globe – a vital catalyst for change. Through increased awareness and education, the World will become a fairer place for animals.
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Key Facts

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Latest Press Releases

90 years of World Animal Day  

CELEBRATING 90 YEARS OF WORLD ANIMAL DAY

​In 1929 World Animal Day was first celebrated on October 4. Contemporary German author and publisher Heinrich Zimmermann set out to create an annual event to raise awareness for the welfare of animals. In 2003 Naturewatch Foundation...

Stay up to date with the latest World Animal Day news and press releases 

Logo

World Animal Day Logo

WORLD ANIMAL DAY LOGO 

The World Animal Day logo is the official trademark of the World Animal Day campaign. It is trademarked by Naturewatch Foundation

Please read the guidelines for use of the logo​

The logo is available to download in multiple languages

Resources

World Animal Day Resources

SUPPORTING WORLD ANIMAL DAY

The Resources page provides access to official World Animal Day content and tools for supporters. Included are template banners, adverts and press releases, alongside official images and videos.


Access the World Animal Day supporter resources page 

Celebrity Support

Celebrities

CELEBRITIES SUPPORT WORLD ANIMAL DAY

Each year celebrities from across the globe support World Animal Day. Amongst them are our patron Anneka Svenska, actress Stefanie Powers, vet Pete Wedderburn, Jilly Cooper, Twiggy, Brian Blessed, Mel C, Dave Spikey, Karen Mok & comedian Ali Baba

View all of the celebrities behind World Animal Day

Naturewatch Foundation

Naturewatch Foundation

CHARITY BEHIND WORLD ANIMAL DAY & GRANT

​Naturewatch Foundation (1039679) is an animal welfare charity founded in 1991. It is committed to the ongoing development of World Animal Day and distributes a World Animal Day Grant that active ambassadors can apply for to develop specific animal welfare projects.

Learn more about Naturewatch Foundation and its campaigns

History

World Animal Day History

WORLD ANIMAL DAY SINCE 1929

​in 1929, October 4 (the feast day of Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Animals) saw the very first World Animal Day Event organised by German writer and publisher Heinrich Zimmermann.

Naturewatch took on the mantle in 2003

Learn more about the origins of World Animal Day

 

Official World Animal Day Images & Videos

Please feel free to download & use these official World Animal Day images - Terms & Conditions
 
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International Events - Images & Videos
1,000s of World Animal Day Events are organised each year to raise awareness for animal welfare
Please feel free to download & use these event images from across the World - Terms & Conditions