Every year, World Animal Day is celebrated on 4 October. The day marks the feast day of the patron saint of animals, Francis of Assisi. World Animal Day is an international day of action to raise awareness for animal rights and welfare status. Every country and region has its own way of celebrating the day. It was first observed in 1925. This blog will take through some interesting facts about the day.

Four Exciting Facts on the World Animal Day

i. The first World Animal Day was celebrated on 24 March 1925 in Berlin, Germany. The event was attended by over 5000 people.

ii. Initially, the event was celebrated in a few European countries, but gradually, it started getting commemorated all across the globe.

iii. Every year, more than 1000 events and shows are organized to mark the day and #WorldAnimalDay trends on social media.

iv. To celebrate the day, different events are organized to create awareness and educate people on various animal issues. Pet adoption events, shelter open days, and animal blessing services are some examples.

So, that was all about the World Animal Day. We hope you celebrate the day with great joy and care for the animals around you.

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