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Current Affairs World Animal Day October 4, 2016

World Animal Day Celebrated to Raise Status of Animals in Society

World Animal Day October 04

  • World Animal Day today (04.10.2016). The Day is celebrated to raise the status of animals in the society. 
  • It is done by encouraging individuals, animal welfare organisations, community groups, youth and children's clubs and businesses to organise events in celebration of this Day. 
History of World Animal Day
  • World Animal Day was first mentioned in the year 1931. It was started off as a way to highlight the plight of endangered species. 
  • This event has evolved into a day to honor all the animals of the world through raising awareness in whichever way possible.