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ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – The World Animal Day is being celebrated on Sunday.


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Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare observed annually on October 4.

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The Day aims to promote responsible human interaction with animals for their protection, growth and welfare.

World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare celebrated annually on October 4, the feast day of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.

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It started in 1931 at a convention of ecologists in Florence, Italy who wished to highlight the plight of endangered species.