Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Governor Paterson Officially Proclaims 2nd Annual New York Week for the Animals October 2-10, 2010

(New York, New York) Animal World USA is pleased to announce that the 2nd New York Week for the Animals is scheduled for October 2-10, 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 New York. Over 100+ events are expected by kick-off of the week! We are thrilled to be working with the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC Animals.

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. New York 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, kick off event in Central Park, pet therapy in hospitals, school/art displays and activities, theater events, educational activities, bird watching/walking tours, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. dog activities, blessings of the animals, shelter fundraisers, concerts, book signings, low cost and free spay and neuter opportunities, meet and greet events, pet therapy, salute to working/search & rescue K-9’s, vegetarian festivals and so much more!

All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and compassionate people of New York 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 Animal World USA Weeks campaign at

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