International Animal Rights Day - December 10
Sat, Dec 10, 2022

International Animal Rights Day

International Animal Rights Day is celebrated on December 10 around the world. Protecting and loving animals is our task! We live next to them and we definitely cannot imagine ourselves alone. True, there are many problems on the planet that four-legged friends face … If each of us makes a contribution to good deeds, the world will definitely change for the better!


Every year on December 10, the countries that signed the Universal Declaration of Animal Rights celebrate the date with various events. This list includes many states: the USA, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Russia, Brazil, etc. The declaration says that every living being on the planet has the right to a peaceful life and protection from human cruelty. It is difficult to talk about the crimes that people commit…

The main directions: rallies, demonstrations against the extermination of animals, sending letters, distributing leaflets … Many organizations agree with cinemas to show themed films and tapes that point to a threatening reality. Events are also held in educational institutions, because the future depends on the younger generation. Clinics, charitable foundations, rescue institutions receive help from sponsors.

Interesting facts

Terrible moments:

  • many farms mockingly castrate animals, remove horns, dock tails without anesthesia;
  • Tourism is causing more harm than you think. Travelers often mistreat animals for photos and likes on social media;
  • An unthinkable number of animals die at the hands of poachers.

How to celebrate

Visit the shelter! Here are all those who lost their home or never had one. If you feel the resources in yourself, take the animal home and give love. Participate in the actions of your city, become a volunteer, make donations.

When is International Animal Rights Day celebrated in 2022?

International Animal Rights Day is observed on December 10 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday December 10 2022
Sunday December 10 2023
Tuesday December 10 2024
Wednesday December 10 2025
Thursday December 10 2026