Published October 3, 2023 | Animals, Celebrate, Environment, Love, rescue, Wildlife

History of World Animal Day

World Animal Day was first celebrated in 1925 by Heinrich Zimmermann, a cynologist from Germany. Zimmermann wanted to create a day to celebrate the relationship between humans and animals and to raise awareness of animal welfare issues.

The date of October 4th was chosen because it is the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Saint Francis was known for his love and compassion for all creatures, and he often preached about the importance of respecting and protecting animals.

World Animal Day has since become a global event, and it is celebrated in over 100 countries around the world. Each year, there are a variety of events and activities held to raise awareness of animal welfare issues and to promote compassion for animals.

Taman Safari Bali’s Commitment to Animal Welfare

Celebrate World Animal Day with Taman Safari Bali

Taman Safari Bali is committed to providing its animals with the best possible care. We have spacious enclosures that mimic their natural habitats, and we offer our animals a variety of enrichment activities to keep them mentally and physically stimulated. We also work closely with animal experts to ensure that our animals are receiving the highest quality veterinary care.

We believe that animals have the right to live in a safe and healthy environment, and we are committed to doing everything we can to meet their needs. We are also committed to educating our guests about the importance of animal welfare and conservation.

How You Can Make a Difference

There are many ways that you can make a difference for animals on World Animal Day and every day. Here are a few ideas:

  • Donate to an animal welfare organization. There are many great organizations that are working to improve the lives of animals around the world. You can donate money, food, or supplies to help them continue their important work.
  • Volunteer your time at a local animal shelter. Shelters are always in need of volunteers to help with everything from walking dogs to cleaning cages. Even a few hours of your time can make a big difference.
  • Speak up for animals. If you see something that is wrong, speak up and let people know. You can also contact your elected officials and urge them to support animal welfare legislation.
  • Make small changes in your own life. For example, you can choose to eat less meat, buy products that are cruelty-free, and avoid using products that test on animals.

Every little bit helps, so please do something to make the world a better place for animals.