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Malawi – another Ambassador appointed in Africa

By at October 16, 2014 | 5:28 pm | 0 Comment

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Richard to our team as an Ambassador for Malawi's animals.  It's fabulous that Africa is adding to its team of 'warriors' - we'll soon have someone representing every country on the African continent! Dr Richard Kimera Ssuna is Programmes Director for the Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA). If you

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Bulgaria welcomes a new Ambassador

By at October 14, 2014 | 5:29 pm | 0 Comment

Milka Chuleva takes over as World Animal Day Ambassador in Bulgaria!  Milka works with the 'Intimate With Nature Society' (IWNS), a non-profit organization that inspires people to respect and care responsibly for animals and nature.  The society's activities revolve around lobbying for improvements to animal protection legislation, humane education. pet adoption;

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New Ambassador for Tanzania

By at October 13, 2014 | 4:05 pm | 0 Comment

Tanzania's animals welcome Thomas Kahema as another Ambassador. Thomas is Executive Director of the Tanzania Animal Welfare Society.  Alongside charities working to help street children,  TAWESO are working to improve the welfare of animals and give them a voice. You can find out more about the work of Thomas and his team by clicking

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Call upon Greek State to recognise animals as sentient beings

By at October 6, 2014 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

On October 4, 2014, World Animal Day, the Pan-Hellenic Animal and Environmental Federation launches a very important petition aimed at the Revision of the Greek Constitution according to which currently animals are recognized by the legislation as tools – human property (res). We ask for a revision of the Greek Constitution to define and elucidate that our biological

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Winner of World Animal Day grant is announced!

By at October 3, 2014 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

THE WINNER IS............... 'People for Animals Ghaziabad', India.  Project: In India it is common place for bullock carts and tonga carts to be overladen causing great distress, horrendous injuries and, on many occasions, death as the poor animals struggle to pull their loads. This needless cruelty goes on day after day making education essential. PFA

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Nigeria welcomes Emmanuel

By at September 24, 2014 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

Emmanuel Eyoh Executive Director of the Nigeria SPCA and Founder of the Nigeria Animal Welfare Foundation.  In addition, he is the president of the Nigeria Vegetarian Society and the IVU Africa Regional Representative. Emmanuel is also responsible for organizing the first ever World Animal Day events in Nigeria in 1997, in partnership with the then Federal

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IFEEL World Animal Day Challenge

By at September 24, 2014 | 9:45 am | 0 Comment

I invite you to make a connection with one animal on October 4th.  Listen to my song I PROMISE YOU to get inspired to join us in making the world a better place for animals. How to participate in this challenge? Follow these 3 simple steps: 1. Take a look at the flyer below listing things you could do on October 4th. 2. Listen to the song I PROMISE YOU before

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What will your World Animal Day pledge be?

By at September 18, 2014 | 3:42 pm | 0 Comment

Here's the latest pledge that's been added to the Pledge Board for World Animal Day: "As an activist organization, moonbears.org pledges to continue to fight for the freedom of farmed bears in Korea for as long as it takes, and to ensure that once freed these stoic animals can live their days out in peaceful sanctuaries which for ever will stand as community monuments

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An announcement from Otara!

By at September 17, 2014 | 1:53 pm | 0 Comment

An announcement from Otara Gunewardene, Chief Executive Officer, Odel, Sri Lanka and World Animal Day Ambassador "Words cannot express the journey I have had; one that I have shared together with you and with everyone past and present at Odel. It has given me great pleasure to be a part of the love, joy and inspiration so many people, including myself, have

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Arusha, Tanzania, welcomes Livingstone Masija

By at September 17, 2014 | 12:34 pm | 0 Comment

Just in time for World Animal Day 2014, Livingstone Masija joins our committed team of Ambassadors to help raise awareness of World Animal Day in Aruaha, northern Tanzania, and encourage participation in events to celebrate this special day. Livingstone is the Projects Manager of Arusha Society for the Protection of Animals (ASPA).  ASPA is the only animal welfare

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