Wednesday, October 21, 2009

1st Mississippi Week for the Animals Coming November 7-15, 2009!

(Jackson, MS) Animal World USA is pleased to announce 1st Mississippi Week for the Animals is coming. The special week is designed to highlight the importance that animals play in our lives and bring communities together on behalf of the animals throughout the great state of Mississippi. This statewide event will celebrate and build awareness on behalf of all animals, as well as recognize the schools, libraries, businesses, organizations and citizens who support them. The Week for the Animals is bringing together educators, advocates, animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, businesses, students, musicians, artists, community leaders and caring citizens in an exciting week of community-building activities.

The fun-filled week will feature awesome pet adoption festivals and events, pet therapy in hospitals, school/art displays and activities, educational activities, bird watching/ tours, kid’s art days, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. dog activities, blessings of the animals at shelters and parks, book signings, special Animal World USA magazine to celebrate the week, free & low cost spay and neuter opportunities & vaccinations, meet and greet events, special animal seminars, pet therapy in school classrooms, salute to working/search & rescue K-9’s, hockey game drive to help animals, pet food donation information and locations, festivals and so much more! All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and compassionate people of Mississippi who love them. It is a unique opportunity to change the history for the animals by collectively coming together.

Precious lives which will be saved and communities will be transformed during this amazing week through a wide variety of animal-related events and activities. Special events are being scheduled and can be viewed on the website calendar, and more are being added regularly. If you would like to learn more, become involved, list an event, please call 877-454-0807 or visit the official website at

You may also learn much more about the AWUSA Weeks campaign and see how other states have celebrated them at and

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