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. Mississippi Week for the Animals is bringing together educators, advocates, animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, students, community leaders, and caring citizens in an exciting week of community-building activities.
The exciting week will feature pet adoption festivals and events, pet therapy in hospitals, horse events, educational activities, 5K to benefit Guide Dogs, wildlife activities, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. dog activities, low cost and free spay and neuter opportunities, meet and greet events, pet therapy in school classrooms, salute to working/search & rescue K-9’s, and much more!
All the 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 can be viewed on the website calendar, and more are being added daily. If you would like to learn more, become involved, list an event, please call 877-454-0807 or visit the official website at http://www.mississippianimals.org/