Sunday, August 2, 2009
Governor Jim Doyle Officially Proclaims 1st Wisconsin Week for the Animals August 8-16, 2009!
(Madison, Wisconsin) Animal World USA is pleased to announce that Governor Jim Doyle has officially proclaimed 1st Wisconsin Week for the Animals to be celebrated
August 8-16, 2009. During the extraordinary week, animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting wonderful animal-related special events which will be strengthening communities throughout the state. Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across the state will be joining in to celebrate and help the animals.
Events will include adoption fairs, low cost spay/neuter events, emergency sheltering workshop, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, puppy mill awareness activities, motorcycle ride to benefit the animals, book signings, BINGO for homeless animals, golf outing to help shelter pets, Catapalooza celebration, donation drives, dog washes to benefit shelters and therapy animals visiting hospitals.
Also to be included are a salute to our working K-9 and handlers, pet first aid, care & safety seminars, educational programs at the zoos and museums, blessing for the animals, and full-filled festivals for families to enjoy friendship, food, music on behalf of the always amazing animals and with so much more being planned! Scores of precious lives will be saved and new exciting relationships will be built in Wisconsin communities during the week.
Please note events and activities will be added right up to the kick-off of the week. For more info, please call 877-454-0807. See the calendar of events and learn how to become involved on the official website at http://wisconsinanimals.org/