1st Annual Louisiana Week for the Animals March 21-29, 2009


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Purred: Wed Mar 11, '09 3:36pm PST 
1st Annual Louisiana Week for the Animals March 21-29, 2009!

Louisiana Week for the Animals is an exciting statewide event created to celebrate and joyfully build awareness for the animals.


(New Orleans, LA) Animal World USA is pleased to announce the 1st Louisiana Week for the Animals, to be held from Saturday, March 21- Sunday, March 29, 2009. The special week, which will kick off Saturday, March 21st, will highlight the importance that animals play in our lives and bring communities together on behalf of the animals throughout the great state of Louisiana.

This first statewide event is designed to celebrate and build awareness on behalf of all animals, as well as, recognize the organizations and citizens who support them. The LA Week for the Animals is bringing together animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, businesses, students, musicians, artists, educators, community leaders, and caring citizens in an exciting week of community-building activities.

The fun-filled week will feature awesome pet adoption festivals and events, pet therapy in hospitals, school/art displays and activities, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. dog activities, blessings of the animals, book signing by the famed “Blue Dog” LA artist George Rodrigue, low cost spay and neuter events, EarthFest, special law seminar at Tulane University and much more! All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and compassionate people who love them.

Precious lives which will be saved and communities will be transformed during this week with a wide variety of animal-related events and activities. A list of events are scheduled on the website calendar, and more are being added daily. Learn more about Animal World USA Weeks for the Animals campaign at http://www.weeksfortheanimals.org/ If you would like to learn more, become involved or schedule an event, please call 877-454-0807 or visit the official website at http://www.louisianaanimals.org/