World Animal Day - a special opportunity for everyone who cares about animals
View a letter of support from HRH the Duke of York on the launch of the World Animal Day movement in 2003.
Patron - Anneka Svenska
We are delighted to introduce you to Anneka Svenska who has officially given her support to the World Animal Day movement by agreeing to become a Patron. Find out more about Anneka.
Poet-in-Residence - Susan Richardson
We are honoured to have our very own poet-in-residence, Susan Richardson, who promotes and supports the mission of World Animal Day in so many ways. Find out more about Susan
Twiggy Lawson, Actress and Model - United Kingdom
"How wonderful to have a day to celebrate all the animals in the world. What a lonely, awful place it would be without them. They enrich every aspect of life so let's celebrate them and work together to bring an end to all animal suffering."
Uri Geller, Author and Illusionist - Israel
"I love my dogs, they are a part of my family. We should all love and care for all animals!"
Brian Blessed, Actor - United Kingdom
"I feel strongly that we are the Guardians of this Planet. Animals are under our sacred protection! Fail them, and we will pay for it dearly."
Emma Milne, TV Vet - United Kingdom
It's wonderful to think that people from all over the world can work together to help the animals. I wish you all the luck in the world and hope the event is the resounding success it deserves to be!"
Sir Chris Bonington CBE, Mountaineer - United Kingdom
"I was interested to hear about your plans to mark World Animal Day and wish you every success, both in bringing the day to the notice of people in this country, and in raising much-needed funds to support animal shelters."