World animal protection day
Our families are the real abode of warmth and love, which is regularly replenished with new members. Perhaps there are those for whom the pet is not a family member? Unlikely. And if so, then the owner should remember the famous phrase by A. De Saint-exupéry from his works "the Little Prince". But if you do not remember this phrase, re-read the piece again. To protect our little brothers and were introduced such a feast as the world day of protection of animals.
When and where was invented this holiday?
Almost a hundred years ago, mankind first began to think seriously about animals as equal inhabitants of the planet Earth. The animals began to pay more attention, the governments of many countries have seen the damage caused by wildlife to human activities.
In this regard, many States have begun to enact legislation banning the hunting of many species of animals. Primarily, this was due to the fact that many species due to human gluttony just disappeared from the face of the Earth.
Therefore, in 1931 to draw attention to the problems of animals in the world list of the holidays was introduced to the world animal protection day. Traditionally celebrated every year on 3 October. Quite often, the holiday is associated with Francis of Assisi – patron of animals Catholic.
The number of countries in which various activities for the Day of protection of animals, is growing every year, now their number is about 70. In addition, each state considers it its duty to combat poachers who want to obtain large income from the sale of the animal in the zoo or private hands.
What problems are highlighted in the events?
World animal protection day – a holiday designed to help our younger brothers to gain and to defend their right to protection. It comes, by the way, not only wild animals, but domesticated Pets. After all, there are many cases when cats or dogs have been abused by their masters or were simply thrown into the street.
Such issues are handled by the local humane society. Of course, these structures work best in the UK and the United States of America. Apparently, this is related to education and developed since childhood sense of responsibility to the defenseless creatures. As a rule, negligent owners can be fined or even lead to court for cruelty to animals, and the pet removed and placed in another family where it will be taken care of.
What events take place in Day of protection of animals?
On this day, the humane society, armed with support of local authorities, often holds various events. Often, while volunteers collect donations for animals in shelters or on special programmes for wild animals (species, etc.).
In such day it is possible to conduct educational conversations with students and pupils of preschool institutions. Information it is better to give small pieces, put reinforcing knowledge of social commercials and documentaries. You should also make a small story about what was coined the world day of protection of animals. Pictures on topic, slides or presentation only decorate the report. If the city has an animal shelter, you can arrange a visit, having a peculiar action on an extension of animals. Checked that it was after such campaigns many animals take new owners.
In addition, no less interesting events will open the exhibition of animals in any Park or public garden. There may also come the volunteers with the animals from the shelter, thus advertising their pupils.
For theme nights for this holiday you need to prepare the script. World animal day is a holiday when it is appropriate to be a funny quiz about animals, contests, drawing on this topic and more.
How to bring up love to animals?
Love to the world – that's what should parents teach early childhood and then school in biology lessons. Of course, a big part of education, it falls on mom and dad, who are obliged to explain to the child why it is impossible to hurt the animals. First of all, we need to tell the kid that any aggression on the part of the human animal is a manifestation of power, but you cannot hurt someone who is weaker than you. Show him an example. Feed on the street a stray dog or cat, get home a pet of your own, perhaps even from a shelter. Go there with your child, and may he also takes part in choosing a future pet.
One small step for animal
Thus, the world day of protection of animals is a very important holiday, as it plays a crucial role in the formation of personality. After all, kindness is not difficult! Help a homeless creature is a small step for one man but a huge step for all people.