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.
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Join us for the 29th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day on Saturday, August 15, 2020




Organization(s):  Cheltenham Cat Rescue
Date:  Sunday, August 16, 2020
Time:  9 AM – 4 PM
Location: Cnr of Brighton Road and Carlisle St, St Kilda
Contact:  Natasha Reus; Email:  natasha@cheltenhamcatrescue.org.au
Website: https://www.cheltenhamcatrescue.org.au/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/cheltenhamcatrescue?fref=ts
Event:  Collection Drive! Cheltenham Cat Rescue will hold a collection drive to help the cats in need.


Organization(s):  Pawlooza
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  Virtual Event June – August 15
Contact:  info@pawlooza.com
Website: http://pawlooza.com/   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Pawlooza/
Event: Pawlooza will launch an uplifting virtual journey starting in June with celebratory, educational, and inclusive online fun culminating in a virtual marathon of creative & safe “activities” leading up to and on THE PAWLOOZA DAY of August 15th, 2020!


Organization(s):  Fundación Abaca Con Amor
Date:  Sunday, August 2
Time:  8 AM
Location: Costa Rica
Contact:  Liseth Monge; Email: fundabaca2000@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abacaconamor/
Event: Adopción Digital!  Se hará un evento en vivo por facebook donde presentaremos uno por uno a todos los animalitos recuperados y listos para adopción para que los conozcan y hagan la solicitud de adopcion.


Organization(s):  Klub Močvara and Centar za zaštitu životinja i prirode – Key
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  3:00 PM — 11:00 PM
Location: Klub Močvara, Trnjanski nasip bb, Zagreb
Contact:  centarkey@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/325496162147749/
Event: MOČVARNA AURA!  Multiple events taking place throughout the Day — Cooking together, led by Ana Stuparić, professional chef, educator and president of the Avocado Association for the Promotion of Plant Nutrition and Environmental Sustainability. Vegan food will be available for all. Roundtable discussion on abandoned animals and responsible care, vaccination, chipping, education, workshop for kids led by Mariana Vidmar certified behaviorist for animal welfare and president of the Center for the Protection of Animals and Nature – Key, meet & greet with volunteers and animals who are looking for a home, workshop for outdoor cat shelters, and much more!  For information on time of events please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/325496162147749/


Organization(s):  Mundo Animal
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  Two-day online event
Location: Quinto
Contact:  Diego Flores; Email:  info@mundoanimalec.com
Website: http://www.mundoanimalec.com  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mundoanimalecuador/
Event:  Event for the favor of rescued animals.  Evento a favor de los animales rescatados.


Organization(s):  Rekku Rescue ry
Date:  Sunday, August 16
Time:  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Kaipiontie 241, 39290 Vesajärvi, Pirkanmaa
Contact:  Laura Pulli; Email:  info@rekkurescue.com
Website: https://rekkurescue.com/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RekkuRescueRy/
Event: Spay/Neuter & microchipping day for cats! Rekku Rescue ja eläinlääkäri Satu Olkkonen järjestävät leikkauspäivän maatiaismirreille ja -kolleille Pirkanmaalla Hämeenkyrössä, löytöeläintalo Kissankulmassa sunnuntaina 16.8.
Leikkauspäivä on suunnattu kissanomistajille, jotka huolehtivat hyvin lemmikeistään, mutta joiden taloudellinen tilanne on vaikea esimerkiksi lomautuksen, työttömyyden tai sairastumisen vuoksi.  Hämeenkyrön tapahtuman ilmoittautumislomake: https://forms.gle/3FocNmXxsgNcN7r59


Organization(s):  Association Oïkos Kaï Bios
Date:  Friday, August 28
Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Place de la Libération, 74100, Annemasse
Contact:  Marie Berger; Email: oikos.kai.bios@orange.fr
Website: https://www.oikoskaibios.com/
Event: Pour une sensibilisation du public à l’abandon des animaux de compagnie, acte cruel qui devrait être puni sévèrement. Nous avons écrit à plusieurs collectivités locales au sujet de la fourrière : combien d’euthanasies ? Nous avons des chiffres plus récents, nous les publierons quand l’embellie sera vraiment confirmée. Nous proposerons des pétitions à signer et des flyers sur la stérilisation, l’abandon…..


Organization(s):  Specu Craft Shop and Szolnok Városi Állatotthon Alapítvány
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Location: Thököly út 5, Szolnok, 5000
Contact: Email: info@specu.hu & szolnokiallatotthon@gmail.com
Website: https://specu.hu/    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/197470668375006/
Event:  SpeCu Állati jó nap! The SpeCu craft shop is organizing a fundraiser for the four-legged residents of the Szolnok City Animal Home Foundation. Szolnok Városi Állatotthon Alapítvány will give a lecture and visitors will be able to meet some of the residents of the shelter that are available for adoption.

Organization(s):  South Transdanubian Motorcycle Association – Dél-Dunántúli Motoros Egyesület
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  11:00 AM
Location: Meet at “C” Tesco Buda Customs
Contact:  ddmepecs@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/DelDunantuliMotorosEgyesulet/
Event: Bikers Benefit for the Misina Animal Shelter!  South Transdanubian Motorcycle Association along with the Mecsek Falcsek Falcon Group, the Tyrol Hungarian Motorcycle Group, MOTOBOX Motoros Áruház – motorosbolt, and Motorcycle Events in Germany will participate in this event to raise funds and provide food donations for the Misina Animal Shelter. The bikers will meet in the parking lot of the “C” Tesco Buda Customs at 11.00 AM. From there they will roll together to the Pécs-Vasasi Misina animal shelter. Upon arriving at the shelter bikers will have the opportunity to meet the animals and walk the dogs.

Organization(s):  Szlávy Eszter Rúdsport Akadémia — Eszter Szlávy Sports Academy
Date:  Sunday, August 16
Time:  10:30 AM
Location: 1078 Budapest, Hernád utca 9
Contact:  Eszter Szlávy;  Email: szlavyeszter79@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/4257632050976494/
Event:  In recognition of International Homeless Animals’ Day a special workshop and class will be conducted with the participation of a representative from the Rex Foundation.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the Rex Foundation and the animals that it cares for.


Organization(s):  SPCA Penang
Date: Saturday, August 15
Location:  SPCA Penang, Jalan Jeti Jelutong 11600 Penang, Malaysia
Contact:  Lily; Email: info@spca-penang.net
Website: http://spca-penang.net/
Event: Free Spay/Neuter Vouchers.  SPCA Penang will celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day for the 19th consecutive year!   In their efforts to curb pet overpopulation in Penang and to commemorate International Homeless Animals Day, Penang SPCA is giving away free neutering vouchers.


Organization(s):  Happy Paws
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Location:  Online
Contact:  Marija Vukcevic; Email: office@happypawscg.me
Website: http://happypawscg.me/  Facebook:  bit.ly/39kM3WKHappyPaws
Event: Educational event with a lecture by Dr. Alexandra Riso on the importance of sterilization.  Two of ISAR’s spay/neuter billboards will be posted at impact locations and 10 sterilization certificates will be distributed.


Organization(s):  Aprovet Nicaragua
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  8 AM
Location: Granada
Contact:  Lester Tapia Martinez; Email:  aprovetnicaragua@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/orprovet/
Event: Canine and Feline Sterilization.  Gran Jornada de Esterilización Canina y Felina a bajo costo.  Aprovet Nicaragua goal is to spay/neuter 200 dogs and cats in the rural community of Boaco Viejo, west of the department of province of Boaco.


Organization(s):  Fundación Spay Panama
Date:  Monday, August 10 — Friday, August 14
Location: Spay Panama Center in Bethania, Camino Real
Contact:  Patricia Chan; Email: info@spaypanamasanimals.org
Website: www.spaypanama.org Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/SpayPanama/
Event: Massive spay/neuter event at Spay Panama Center in Bethania, Camino Real.  The goal is to do 500 spay/neuters.


Organization(s):  Международный благотворительный фонд помощи животным “Дарящие Надежду”
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Location: YouTube channel “Says and shows the Foundation of Hope” https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEsqEhNA5HzNemH-TVXig9Q/featured
Contact: ОльгаТимофеева; Email: giving.hope@mail.ru
Website: http://www.ghope.ru/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ghope.ru/
Event: Online exhibition ” HOME!” The Foundation “Giving Hope” invites volunteers and their pets, dogs and cats to participate.  All animals that have been selected safely and approved for participation in the exhibition will appear in the Catalog of participants between July 22 to 26: http://www.ghope-catalog.ru/glavnaja. The guardian should be able to go live on the day of the exhibition with the guardian animal.

Organization(s):  Viipurin Koirat ry – Vyborg Dogs Association
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  10:00 AM –20:00 AM
Location:  Lenin Street 32, Vyborg, Leningrad Area
Contact:  Aino Arjas; Email:  info@viipurinkoirat.fi
Website:  www.viipurinkoirat.fi Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/viipurinkoirat/
Event:  The Finnish association Viipurin Koirat ry will organize a free #SpayDogVbg sterilization event in Vyborg, Russia, together with local dog shelter Dom Hvostikov and AlphaVet clinic. Pre-registration is required, there is a limited number of appointments available. A social media campaign is included to spread awareness and promote the importance and benefits of dog sterilisation.


Organization(s):  Feeding the Furballs
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  12:00 PM
Location: Virtual at Furball Central
Contact:  Farrah Maharajh; Email:  farrah@feedingthefurballs.org
Website: feedingthefurballs.org/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/feedingthefurballs/
Event: Virtual Tea Party Fundraiser!  Join Feeding the Furballs as they live stream from Furball Central for a virtual team party.


Organization(s):  SOS Chats Noiraigue
Date:  Saturday, August 8
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Rue de l’Hôpital 20, 2000 Neuchâtel, Suisse
Contact: Mme Tomek (Présidente de SOS CHATS)  Email:  soschats.et@bluewin.ch;
Website: https://www.soschats.org/   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/SosChatsNoraigue/
Event: 15th annual La Journée Internationale des Animaux sans Foyer (International Homeless Animals’ Day) Notre association organise depuis 2005 pour la Suisse cette veillée en mémoire des animaux martyrs et fait des actions d’informations sur les thèmes de la nécessité de la stérilisation/castration des chats et chiens errants et la protection des animaux en Suisse et ailleurs. Plusieurs organisations de la protection animale seront présentes avec nous pour commémorer la situation tragique de la surpopulation des animaux, comme le refuge de La bouche qui rit à Martigny, le refuge SOS-Animals Kiev avec lequel nous sommes partenaire depuis plus de 20 ans sera également des nôtres avec la présence de sa Présidente : Tamara Tarnawska ou encore l’association Stop Gavage Suisse, qui se bat pour faire interdire le commerce de produits obtenus par gavage en Suisse.

Comme Mme Tomek (Présidente de SOS CHATS) est déléguée de la Fondation Brigitte Bardot, nous la soutiendrons en faisant un stand à son effigie, où nous effectuerons une récolte de signatures, distribuerons leurs autocollants et leurs journaux. Lors de cette journée nous présenterons également les opétation «SOS Faons » avec Aurore Lecerf, que notre Fondation effectue depuis l’année passée pour sauver les faons cachés dans les champs avant le passage de la faucheuse. Nos invités d’honneur du monde du cinéma, de la télévision, de la politique et autres fêteront l’événement avec nous. Ils nous aideront à faire signer nos pétitions et nous apporteront leur soutien. Vous pourrez y retrouver notamment: Lauriane Gilliéron, actrice – Jonas Schneiter, journaliste, animateur radio et producteur Suisse et sa partenaire Alizée Liechti, journaliste et présentatrice – Cédric Perrin, sportif de Spartan Race – Luc Barthassat, politicien PDC – Angie Ott, Chanteuse – Jean-Charles Rielle, ex-conseiller national PS et sa femme Laurence Fehlmann-Rielle, conseillère nationale PS  – et d’autres dont nous n’avons pas encore la confirmation


Organization(s):  Animals 360 Foundation
Date:  Saturday, August 15 & Sunday, August 16
Location: Maracas, Las Cuevas and La Filette Communities Trinidad
Contact:  Roger Marshall; Email: animals360tt@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Animals-360-Foundation-1745478825694878/
Event: FREE SPAY & NEUTER for the dogs and cats of Maracas, Las Cuevas and La Filette communities to eliminate the stray animal beach population.  Register at: WhatsApp 397 6309


Organization(s):  Burakeras Asistencia Gatuna
Date:  Saturday, August 15
Time:  2:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Location: Gonzalo Ramírez 2009 esquina Blanes, Montevideo
Contact:  Adriana; Email:  burakerasasistenciagatuna@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Burakerasasistenciagatuna/
Event: Feria americana!  Stand de grupos de rescatistas de gatos y perros, Cantina a beneficio de animales rescatados, Todo lo recaudado se destinará a la atención de animales sin hogar


Organization(s):  Red de Apoyo Canino
Date: Saturday, August 15 as well as multiple other days
Location: Maracaibo, Zulia State
Contact: Nebraska Villapol; Email: sterilizaciones@reddeapoyocanino.org
Website: http://reddeapoyocanino.org/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/apoyocanino/
Event:  Spay/Neuter Campaign!  Red de Apoyo Canino will commemorate ISAR’s International Homeless Animals’ Day for the fourth consecutive year!  They will conduct a series of sterilization days for the animals in Maracaibo, Zulia State. Their goal is to sterilize 120 dogs and cats.  Anyone wishing to participate can contact:   sterilizaciones@reddeapoyocanino.org