Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Governor Barbour Proclaims 2nd Mississippi Week for the Animals November 6-14, 2010!

(Jackson, MS/October 28, 2010) Governor Barbour Officially Proclaims Mississippi Week for Animals November 6-14, 2010.

Animal World USA is pleased to announce that the 2nd Mississippi Week for the Animals is scheduled for November 6-14, 2010. The special governor-proclaimed week will 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 is designed to celebrate and build awareness on behalf of all animals, as well as recognize the organizations and citizens who support them. 2nd Mississippi Week for the Animals is once again 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 exciting week will feature awesome pet adoption festivals and events, pet therapy in hospitals, school/art displays and activities, horse events, educational activities, bird watching/walking tours, kid’s art days, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. dog activities, blessings of the animals, anti-crulety initiatives for animals, low cost and free spay and neuter opportunities, motorcycle poker run for shelter animals, meet and greet events, pet therapy in school classrooms, salute to working/search & rescue K-9’s, and so much more!

All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and compassionate people of Mississippi who love them. The week presents 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 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 more about the AWUSA Weeks campaign at

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