IHAD International Events

Amigos Pro Animal AC in Mexico held their third annual International Homeless Animals' Day walk and vigil to shed light on pet overpopulation.

Confirmed IHAD international events will be added to this list as they are made available to us.
Please check back often to find an IHAD event in your area. 



Organization(s):  Animal World USA International
Date: July 29 – August 13, 2017
Time:  Varies – see events link for events, dates, and locations.
Contact:  Michele Buckalew, President; Email: michellebuckalew@comcast.net
Website: http://www.africaanimals.org/
Event:  Africa Weeks for the Animals – 8th Annual Africa Weeks for the Animals – Throughout the weeks humane orgs, educational institutions, animal shelters, agencies, and organizations throughout the country will be spotlighted in scores of wonderful animal-related special events. Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens in exciting activities to celebrate and most importantly help build awareness and conservation for the amazing animals and precious people of Africa. Events will include conservation awareness actions, educational days, adoption fairs, spay/neuter awareness events, shelter/sanctuary help days, clinics, activities for the farm animals and education geared toward helping the hurting and those most in need.


Organization(s):  Maneki Neko Cat Rescue
Date:  August 19, 2017
Time:  10 AM – 4 PM UTC+10
Location:  Best Friends (Preston, Victoria, Australia) 97 Chifley Drive, Preston, Victoria, Australia
Contact:  samantha@neko.org.au
Website:  http://www.neko.org.au/
Event:  Adoption Day at Best Friends Preston!  Come and meet your PURRFECT match! Each of Maneki Neko Cat Rescue’s cats are looking for a forever home. All cats are desexed, vaccinated, flea and worm treated as well as microchipped!


Organization(s):  Pawlooza
Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time:  10 AM to 6 PM
Location: The Plunkett Estate, 9282 Elviage Drive, London, Ontario, N6K 4N5
Contact: Phone: 1 (866) 955-3237 (toll free); Email Form; Website: http://pawlooza.com/
Event: Pawlooza is the ultimate dog party!! Join an estimated 25,000 people and 6,000 dogs for Canada’s favourite dog festival on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 19th, 2017.


Organization(s):  Oïkos Kaï Bios
Date:  Friday – August 25, 2017
Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location:  Stand at Annemasse (Haute Savoie), Passage Bleu côté Parking Libération
Contact: Marie Berger, Phone: 09 65 13 32 68, Email: oikos.kai.bios@orange.fr
Website: http://www.oikoskaibios.com/
Event: Sensibilisation du public
Nous avons écrit à plusieurs collectivités locales au sujet de la fourrière : combien d’euthanasies? Quel coût pour l’agglomération? Nous proposerons des pétitions à signer et des flyers sur la stérilisation, l’abandon…..


Organization(s):  Liberia Animal Welfare & Conservation Society
Date:  Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time:  All Day
Location: Voinjama City, Lofa County, West Africa
Contact:  Morris Darbo, Executive Director, lawslofa001@yahoo.com
Website:  http://liberiaanimalwelfaresociety.org/home/
Event:  The Liberia Animal Welfare & Conservation Society will observe International Homeless Animals’ Day with and educational event. As many people in Liberia have pets for various reasons including hunting, selling, eating and breeding, this event will focus on anti-pet eating and the importance of spaying and neutering.


Organization(s):  SPCA Penang
Date:  Saturday, August 19, 2017
Location:  SPCA Penang, Jalan Jeti Jelutong 11600 Penang, Malaysia
Contact: Phone: (604)2816559; Email: info@spca-penang.net; Website: http://spca-penang.net/
Event:  To commemorate International Homeless Animals’ Day, SPCA Penang will be giving out subsidized neutering vouchers to pet owners.


Organization(s): SpayPanama
Date: Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017
Time:  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Bethania Spay Center and Gimnasio Gringo de la Guardia, Parque Lefevre, Panama
Contact: Patricia Chan   Website: http://pchan5.wixsite.com/spaypanama
Event:  SpayPanama and the Municipality of Panama will offer subsidized spay/neuters to rescued animals.  The goal is to treat and give a second chance at life to 300 stray animals.  Volunteers are welcomed write to doctor@spaypanama.org


Organization(s): SOS Chats
Date:  Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time:  9:00AM – 12:00PM
Location:  Place Pury, Neuchatel, Switzerland
Contact:  Phone:  +41 32 863 22 05; Website:  http://www.soschats.org/; Email: soschats.et@bluewin.ch
Event:  12th Annual International Homeless Animals’ Day for all animals in the world who have suffered this year or have been killed. Information Stall, Petition Drive, and Awareness Day.  You will be able to meet politicians, artists and personalities sensitive to the animal cause. SOS Chats will also pay homage to two artists who have supported their work on behalf of animals, Raymond Burki and Pierre Gisling.  SOS Chats will exhibit a selection of their work.


Organization(s): Carla Lane Animals in Need
Date:  August 19, 2017
Location:  Fir Tree Animal Sanctuary, Spurriers Lane, Melling, Liverpool, L31 1BA, ENGLAND
Contact:  animals_inneed@hotmail.co.uk
Website:  www.carlalaneanimalsinneed.co.uk
Event:  Afternoon Tea fundraiser to benefit the animals in the care of Carla Lane Animals In Need.  Due to limited parking, this event is by invitation only.


Organization(s):  Red de Apoyo Canino
Date:  August 19, 2017
Time:  E-adoptatón (virtual adoption fair) – All Day; Google hangout – 14:00 – 16:00; Free Spay/Neuter (See Event Details)
Contact:  international@reddeapoyocanino.org
Website: http://reddeapoyocanino.org/
Event:  E-adoptatón (virtual adoption fair): our social media channels will be dedicated to sharing the touching stories of our 270 animals that are up for adoption. We will be online all day to answer questions and receive adoption forms from candidates wishing to give one of our animals a second chance.

Google hangout: between 14:00 and 16:00 we will carry out a Hangout where we will provide information on various issues concerning animal welfare (such as adoptions, spay/neutering campaigns and foster homes), our work and our activities. Questions can be sent through Google Hangouts or through our Twitter account.

Free spay/neutering campaign (TBC): to be held in an area with high levels of animal abandonment and poverty. Our target would be to spay and fix over 300 animals completely free.