The below is a summary of various animal welfare / conservation / wildlife / general charity events and awareness days which take place across the globe each year. These days can be a fantastic way to raise awareness or target fundraising or support events you’re looking to set up for the causes which matter most to you. There is no set year applied to the events shown as each recurring once a year, on or around the dates shown.

For more information on any of these annual days including how to get involved, please click the links given.

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December


5: National Bird Day

20: Penguin Awareness Day


2: World Wetlands Day

24: World Spay Day


23: National Puppy Day


4: World Stray Animals Day

25: World Penguin Day


04: (- 10) Hedgehog Awareness Week

10: (- 18) Rabbit Awareness Week

28: Love Nature Week

28: Otter Awareness Day


1: Volunteers Week

5: World Environment Day

8: World Oceans Day

23: National Insect Week


16: World Snake Day

20: National Moth Week

29: Global Tiger Day


8: World Cat Day

10: World Lion Day

26: National Dog Day


6: International Vulture Awareness Day

22: World Rhino Day


2: World Day for Farmed Animals

4: World Animal Day

5: National Badger Day

10: National Black Cat Day

29: Feed The Birds Day


29: National Tree Week


10: International Animal Rights Day


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