Other ways to participate in World Animal Day

On October 4, thousands of people around the world will unite to raise the status of animals.

Whether you have organised an event or not, YOU can be part of the global phenomenon by spreading the word.

We cannot stress how important and useful social media is in showing the world that we stand united for animal welfare.

If you have access to the internet, you can support World Animal Day in the following easy ways:


Share our posts on social media

Follow World Animal Day and like, share and retweet our posts!

You can help raise global awareness of World Animal Day by using our hashtag: #WorldAnimalDay – especially on October 4!

  Is it your birthday in October?

Why not set up a fundraiser on Facebook in aid of your favourite animal welfare organisation? Ask friends and family to donate the price of a gift, or a birthday card, to your fundraiser.

Find out more about Facebook's birthday fundraisers.

  Take a photo with the World Animal Day logo

Join TV presenter, Chris Packham, in taking a photo with the World Animal Day sign (you'll find it on the Resources page).

Then tag us on social media: Twitter and Instagram – @worldanimalday / Facebook – @WorldAnimalDayInternational

  Share our video from Dan Richardson

Actor and celebrity supporter, Dan Richardson, asks the world to make a difference on October 4.

Share his video on why World Animal Day is so important.

  Post our graphic on social media

Our team of Ambassadors has kindly translated a colourful graphic to post on social media channels.

The image is available in a variety of languages to share with your international friends!

  Share the official World Animal Day music video

Directed and produced by Anneka Svenska, one of our celebrity ambassadors, the video raises of awareness of World Animal Day.

Share it far and wide!

  Make a small pledge to make a big difference

Change the world for animals in your own special way. Make a promise today on our pledge board.

Share your pledge with friends on social media and then ask them to do the same.

  Share our ‘Get Involved’ pages

World Animal Day is for everyone, irrespective of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology.

Please share our Get Involved pages with anyone else you think might be interested!

  Apply a 'Twibbon' to your Twitter profile photo

On October 4, add the World Animal Day logo to your Twitter profile pic – it’s easy with our choice of Twibbons!*

Share your love of animals, and ask your friends to do the same!

Choose from: Koala | Chicken | Lion | Rabbit | Turtle


Add the logo to your Facebook profile photo

Show your support by adding a Twibbon to your Facebook profile picture too! Choose an animal below. Click button 'Create Twibbon for Facebook'. Click 'download image'. Then click 'upload to Facebook' to use it as your profile picture!

Choose from: Koala | Chicken | Lion | Rabbit | Turtle

Every year, #WorldAnimalDay trends on social media, with an increasing number of people around the world using the hashtag.

Will YOU unite with animal lovers around the world and be a voice for animals?

On behalf of animals everywhere, thank you for sharing – and thank you for caring!