Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Governor Bredesen Proclaims 6th Tennessee Week for the Animals September 18-26, 2010!

During this extraordinary week, community leaders and humane organizations across Tennessee will be hosting wonderful animal-related events. Educators, students, community leaders, businesses and caring citizens everywhere will be joining to celebrate and help animals!

(Memphis, Tennessee) Animal World USA is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Tennessee Week for the Animals is scheduled from September 18-26, 2010. During the extraordinary governor-proclaimed week, animal shelters, humane groups, educational institutions and non-profit organizations across the state will be hosting wonderful animal-related special events which will be saving lives, building relationships, helping animals and strengthening communities throughout the state. Educators, students, leaders, businesses and caring citizens across the state will be joining in to celebrate and help animals.

Events will include adoption events across the state, low cost & free spay/neuter events, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, low cost microchipping, book donations and author signings, blessings of the animals, student activities for the animals, special law and cruelty seminar, animal care presentations, motorcycle rides to benefit shelter animals, concerts for homeless animals, horse adoption events, pet food donations, dinner theater benefit events, farm animal sanctuary events, nature activities, wildlife center outdoor activities, bird tours, donation drives, dog washes to benefit shelters and therapy animals visiting hospitals and living-assisted homes.

Also to be included are a salute to our working & military K-9 and handlers, care & safety seminars, educational & tabling events and full-filled festivals for families to enjoy friendship, food, music on behalf of the always amazing animals and there is so much more is being planned! Scores of precious lives will be saved and exciting new relationships will be built in communities everywhere during the dynamic week.

Please note events and activities will be added right up to the kick-off of the week. For more info or to schedule an event, call 901-454-0807 or email Please see the website and learn how to become involved at

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