World Animal Day 2023:
World Animal Day is observed on 4th October, serving as a global commemoration focused on the promotion of animal welfare and the protection of their rights.
- It serves as a powerful reminder of our responsibility to protect and care for the diverse species that share our planet.
- The theme for World Animal Day 2023 is “Big or small, we love them all,” emphasizing the importance of compassion for animals of all sizes.
- Its origins trace back to the visionary Heinrich Zimmermann, who initiated the event in 1925 and saw its recognition during a 1931 Congress of the International Animal Protection Congress in Florence, Italy.