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By the Governor of Alabama

WHEREAS, pet population continues to be a problem in Alabama and across the United States; and

WHEREAS, great animal shelters provide progressive programs to help improve the animals in need; and

WHEREAS, Alabama Week for the Animals brings together organizations, schools, and agencies across Alabama to help celebrate the joy, love and service that animals bring to their lives; and

WHEREAS, spaying and neutering pets and adopting animals from shelters and humane societies are important ways to address the problem of pet overpopulation; and

WHEREAS, the year 2016 will mark the 7th Annual Week for the Animals in Alabama;

NOW, THEREFORE, I Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama, do hereby procklaim March 26 through April 3, 2016 as

Week for the Animals

in the state of Alabama. 


News Release

Governor Robert Bentley Officially Proclaims 7th Alabama Week for the Animals March 26-April 3, 2016!

Throughout the week Alabama animal shelters and humane organizations across the state will be hosting scores of exciting animal-related events in various locations. Alabama citizens will be helping precious animals and bringing joy to communities.

MONTGOMERY, AL -- Animal World USA is pleased to announce that Governor Robert Bentley has proclaimed 7th Annual Alabama Week for the Animals March 26-April 3, 2016! During the exciting week animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting fun-filled animal-related events.

Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens will be joining in as well, celebrating and helping animals. Events will include pet adoption days, spay/neuter low cost events, shelter adoption/drive days, R.E.A.D. dog programs & book displays in libraries, ways to help horses and farm animals, birding field trips, therapy dogs visiting hospitals & living-assisted homes and a salute to our military K-9s and working dogs.

Also to be included are pet food drive/opportunities, low cost clinics, and spring-themed events for families to come and enjoy the amazing animals! Please note we will be adding events and activities right up to & even through the week. For more info, to become involved and see calendar, visit the exciting website

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