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 28th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day on Saturday, August 17, 2019

 

INTERNATIONAL

AUSTRALIA

Organization(s):  Cheltenham Cat Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Cnr. Brighton Rd & Carlisle St., St Kilda
Contact:  Natasha Reus; Email:  natasha@cheltenhamcatrescue.org.au
Website: http://www.cheltenhamcatrescue.org.au/
Event: Highway Collection event.  Cheltenham Cat Rescue will hold a collection drive to assist in desexing, vaccinating and microchipping the cats and kittens available for adoption from the rescue.

BRAZIL

Organização:   Grupo Força Animal
Data:  Sábado, 17 de Agosto
Hora:  A determinar
Localização: Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Rua Marechal Hermes, 999 – Centro Cívico, Curitiba
Contato: Thaisa Lima;  Email: grupoforcanimal@gmail.com
Website: http://grupoforcaanimal.wix.com/grupoforcaanimal
Evento: “Deixe um Cachorro te levar para passear” — Grupo Força Animal,  de conscientizar a comunidade de adotar um animal e a importância de tirar eles da rua, também é um dia onde as pessoas passeiam com os nossos animais.  O Grupo Força Animal fornecerá informações sobre a importância da esterilização e também sobre a adoção.

Organização: Associação Cão Viver em Defesa dos Animais
Data: Sábado, 17 de Agosto
Hora:  13h às 16h
Localização: Rua 1º de Maio, 165 Vila Boa Vista, Contagem, Minas Gerais
Contato: Tatiana Peixoto; Email:  contato@caoviver.com.br
Website: http://www.caoviver.com.br/
Evento: Feira da adopção! GOSTARIA DE ADOTAR UM PELUDO CÃO VIVER?  Para abrirmos novas vagas temporárias, os animais prontos para adoção precisam conquistar novas famílias responsáveis. Todos eles são doados castrados, carteira de vacinas atualizada (V8, V4 e antirrábica). Dias/ horários da feira de adoção: 3ª, 5ª e 6ª, das 14h às 16h aos sábado,  Dia Internacional dos Animais’Sem Abrigo das 13h às 16h.  Ao chegar, toque a sineta localizada antes do portão de madeira. Para adotar, para mais informações, acesse: www.caoviver.com.br.

CANADA

Organization(s):  Pawlooza
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: The Plunkett Estate, 9282 Elviage Drive, London, Ontario
Contact:  1 (866) 955-3237 (toll free)
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 17.

Organization(s):  Chats Nomades sans Toit
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Animalerie Guérande, 2140, boul. Curé-Labelle, Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
Contact:  chatsnomadessanstoit@gmail.com
Website: https://www.chatsnomadessanstoit.org
Event: Journée D’adoption!  Venez rencontrer nos Nomades et nos bébés Nomades. Plusieurs attendent leur famille pour la vie. Tous nos chats sont stérilisés et vermifugés. Les chatons ont leur vaccins également. Super belle journée remplis d’amour et de ronron au programme!

CAMBODIA

Organization(s):  Phnom Penh Animal Welfare Society (PPAWS)
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:
Location:
Contact:  Alan Sinfield, PPAWS Administrator; Email: info@ppaws.com
Website: https://www.ppaws.com/
Event:  Details forthcoming

CHILE

Organization(s):  Fundación Felinnos – – TNR Chile
Date: Sábado, 17 de Agosto
Time:  1:00 PM -8:00 PM
Location: Nüremberg 488 San Joaquín, Santiago
Contact:  Verónica Basterrica; Email: contacto@felinnos.cl
Website: http://www.tnrchile.cl
Event:  Captura, Esterilización, Devolución!  TNR Clinic para colonias de gatos salvajes. Trampa, neutralización, vacuna contra la rabia, atención posquirúrgica y regreso al programa de colonias financiado por el Gobierno de Chille. Las clínicas se llevan a cabo semanalmente desde marzo de 2019 hasta octubre de 2019 con el objetivo de esterilizar y castrar a 1.000 gatos en itinerancia en Santiago. TNR Clinic for feral cat colonies. Trap, neuter, rabies vaccine, post-surgical care and return to the colony program financed by the Government of Chile. Clinics are being held on a weekly basis thru October 2019 with the aim to spay and neuter 1,000 free roaming cats in Santiago.

CUBA

Organization(s):  All People for Animals in Cuba
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  7:00 AM start
Location: Garcia #665 % Velazquez y Cristina, Cardenas, Mantanzas Province
Contact:  Tera; Email:  info@apaccuba.com
Website: https://www.apaccuba.com
Event: APAC will do a small sterilization campaign either in the city of Cardenas or the city of Mantanzas in Mantanzas Province, Cuba.  To sponsor or adopt a pet, please visit:  https://www.apaccuba.com/copy-of-animals-of-apac

FRANCE

Organization(s):  Association Oïkos Kaï Bios
Date:  Friday, August 30
Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Place de la Libération, sur le marché, 74100, Annemasse
Contact:  Marie Berger; Email: oikos.kai.bios@orange.fr
Website: https://www.oikoskaibios.com/#accueil_OikosKai_Bios.A
Event: Sensibilisation du public!  Nous avons écrit à plusieurs collectivités locales au sujet de la fourrière : combien d’euthanasies ? Beaucoup de nos lecteurs nous ayant informés de leur douleur à voir le nombre élevé d’euthanasies, nous ne publions plus les chiffres. Sachez seulement que la situation n’a guère évolué. Nous proposerons des pétitions à signer et des flyers sur la stérilisation, l’abandon…..

INDIA

Organization(s):  POSH Foundation
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time: Afternoon
Location: Posh Foundation Shelter, Bandh Road, sector 126 Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Contact:  Aditi Badam; Email:  icare@poshfoundation.in
Website: https://www.poshfoundation.in/
Event: Adoption and Awareness Camp! Please join POSH Foundation on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 17th for an adoption and awareness campaign.  POSH Foundation a leader in the animal welfare movement in Noida, will have pups available for adoption, and enlighten citizens about homeless animals rights and laws.

Organization(s):  Safe Paws Adoption and Rescue Center
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: The Bark, 40, Maharaja Surya Rao Rd, Dutch Village, Venus Colony, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Contact:  Pradeesh Chowraa; Email: pradeeshchowraa@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/safepawsrescue/
Event:  Adoption Drive!  Safe Paws Adoption and Rescue Center is celebrating International Homeless Animals’ Day with an adoption drive.  If you’re thinking of welcoming a pet into your family, please be sure to join them at The Bark and meet adorable Indian puppies and kittens looking for their forever homes.

INDONESIA

Organization(s):  BAWA ~ Bali Animal Welfare Association
Date: Saturday, August 17
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location:  Ithaka Warung,  Pantai Batu Bolong, No.168, Canggu, Bali
Contact:  Jessica; Email: info@bawabali.com
Website: http://bawabali.com/
Event: “Adopt, Foster & Animal Appreciation” Event!  Bring your friends and family to BAWA’s adopt/foster & animal appreciation event at Ithaka Warung in Canggu, Bali on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 17th! Meet adorable adoptable rescued puppies waiting for their forever homes. All puppies are vaccinated and healthy. Information on BAWA’s many programs to save, protect and improve the lives of all animals in Bali and beyond will be available.

IRELAND

Organization(s):  Galway Cat Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Petmania, Wellpark Retail Park, Dublin Rd., Galway
Contact:  galwaycats@gmail.com
Website: https://www.galwaycatrescue.ie
Event:  Adoption Event!  Come meet Galway Cat Rescue at Petmania-Galway and find out how you can offer a forever home to one of their cats.  Meet volunteers in-store on the day, as well as some of the kittens and adult cats and start the process of finding the newest member to your family.  No animals will be re-homed directly on the day, but an adoption application can be completed, and home-check scheduled.

KUWAIT

Organization(s):  The Cat Cafe – Gatwa W Gahwa
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12 Noon – 4:00 PM
Location: Galleria 2000 Mall, (Abdulwahab) Salem Al Mubarak Street, Salmiya
Contact:  cats@catcafeq8.com
Website: https://catcafeq8.com/
Event: Cat Adoption Day!  Please visit The Cat Café in Salmiya, Kuwait on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Many cats from local shelters looking for their forever homes will be there to greet you!  The Cat Café is a wonderful place for people and cats to meet in a calm relaxed environment.  All cats available for adoption are spay/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and dewormed.

MEXICO

Organization(s):  Amigos Pro Animal A.C.
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  5:00 PM
Location: Alvaro Obregón No. 441, 2000 Aguascalientes City, Mexico
Contact:  Ana Victoria Zavala Enríquez Email: Email: amigosproanimalac@gmail.com
Website: http://www.amigosproanimal.org/inicio/
Event: Adoption Fair, Pet Walk and Candlelight Vigil. Join Amigos Pro Animal A.C. on International Homeless Animals’ Day for an adoption fair, pet walk and candlelight vigil.  At the end of the walk the traditional silhouette of the homeless dog will be made with candles.

PANAMA

Organization(s):  Fundacion Spay Panama
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time: 9:00 AM
Location:  Nuevo Arraijan, Arraijan District, Panama
Contact:  Patricia Chan; Email: pchan@spaypanama.org
Website: www.spaypanama.org
Event: Massive spay event in low-income communities with overpopulation of animals!

PARAGUAY

Organization(s):  Salvando Hocicos Paraguay
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  Begins at 10:00 AM
Location: Refugio Salvando Hocicos, San Lorenzo – Paraguay
Contact:  Carolina Medina; Email: salvandohocicos@gmail.com
Website: http://salvandohocicos.wix.com/salvandohocicospy
Event: Jornada de Adopcion y jarnada de vacunacion! Les esperamos  sábado, agosto 17 en la Jornada de Adopcion y jarnada de vacunacion  para gatos y perros.

PORTUGAL

Sponsor:  Clube dos Cascalitos
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 12 Noon
Location: Parque Marechal Carmona, Praceta Domingos D’Avilez – Av. da República Cascais
Contact: atividadesnatureza@cascaisambiente.pt
Website: https://www.cascais.pt/en/evento/international-homeless-animals-day
Event:  Educational Event! At the Clube dos Cascalitos children will learn from the Association São Francisco de Assis how to respect friends with 4 paws.

SCOTLAND

Organization(s):  Borders Pet Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  11 AM – 3 PM
Location: Earlston, Scotland
Contact:  Bruce; Email:  info@borderspetrescue.org
Website: http://www.borderspetrescue.org
Event: Open Day. Join Borders Pet Rescue for their annual Open Day on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  A variety of stalls, games, and refreshments will be available for guests, along with a fun mini dog show and an opportunity to look around the centre and learn about the work they do. More details to follow.

Organization(s):  PADS (Perthshire Abandoned Dogs Society)
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  11 AM – 4 PM
Location: Dunning, Scotland
Contact: Joanna; Email:  padskennels@btinternet.com
Website: http://padsdogrescue.com
Event: Join PADS for their annual Scrufts Dog Show on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Enjoy a great afternoon out for all the family and their canine companions. More details to follow.

SPAIN

Organization(s):  Progat Tortosa
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Forn de Canonja,  Calle Taules Velles, 5, Tortosa, Provincia de Tarragona,  Catalonia
Contact:  Bronson Shaw; Email:  bronshaw@tinet.org
Website: http://progatortosa.wixsite.com/progatortosa
Event:  IHAD Musical Festival fundraiser for the non-profit organization Progat in Tortosa! International Homeless Animals’ Day will be celebrated in Tortosa, Tarragona, Spain with a benefit concert sponsored and organized by Bronson Shaw.  Multiple musical groups have volunteered to perform to help raise funds that will assist PROGAT to sterilize and care for the homeless cats in the community of Tortosa.

SRI LANKA

Organization(s):  Embark
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:
Location:
Contact:  embark@embarkpassion.com
Website: https://www.embarkpassion.com/; https://www.facebook.com/EmbarkLK www.otaradel.com/; https://www.otarafoundation.com/
Event:  Details forthcoming

SWITZERLAND

Organization(s):  SOS Chats Noiraigue
Date:  Saturday, August 24
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Rue de l’Hôpital 20, 2000 Neuchâtel, Suisse
Contact:  Email:  soschats.et@bluewin.ch
Website: http://www.soschats.org/
Event: 14th annual  La Journée Internationale des Animaux sans Foyer est une veillée au mémoire des animaux maltraités et tués dans le monde.  Vente d’articles, rencontre avec artistes, politiciens et personnalités, renseignement sur le travail qu’on effectue chez chez SOS Chats Noiraigue, rencontre avec d’autres protecteurs et ami(e)s des animaux. Nos invités qui tiendront également un stand: Refuge La Bouche qui rit https://labouchequirit.org/ Tamara Tarnawska, présidente du refuge SOS Animals’ Kiev.

URUGUAY

Event Nº1:
Organization(s):  Tapitas Oportunidades
Date:  Thursday, August 15
Time:  9:00 AM
Location: Grecia 3504 near Viacaba, Cerro, 12800 Montevideo
Contact: contacto@tapitasoportunidades.com or 094187660
Website: https://www.tapitasoportunidades.com/
Event: Castraciones económicas / Spay Day

SPANISH: Volvemos una vez más con nuestro móvil de castraciones a ayudar a los animales del Cerro a tener una mejor calidad de vida y a seguir trabajando en contra de la sobrepoblación de animales en las calles y el abandono. Estaremos esterilizando perros y gatos de más de 5 meses de edad a un bajo costo ($U500), y sin costo para los animales apadrinados. Comenzamos a las 9:00 am hasta atender a todos los animales que lleven a la jornada. Todos deben ir con 8 hs de ayuno (sólidos y líquidos) y una manta para abrigarlos luego de la cirugía.  Podes apadrinar a un animale que necesita ser castrado en www.tapitasoportunidades.com/quieroapadrinar

ENGLISH: We return once more with our mobile spaying unit to help Cerro’s animals have a better quality of life and fight against overpopulation and animal abuse. We’ll be neutering dogs and cats starting at 5 months of age at a low cost ($U500) and no cost for sponsored animals starting at 9:00 AM until all animals are served. All animals must come with an 8 hour fast (both food and drink) and a blanket to keep them warm post surgery. You can sign up to sponsor an animal in need’s neutering at www.tapitasoportunidades.com/quieroapadrinar

Event Nº2:

Organization(s):  Tapitas Oportunidades
Date:  Sunday, August 21
Time:  14:00 PM
Location: Luis Giralt 1139 near Batlle y Ordoñez Blvd., Sayago, 12700 Montevideo
Contact: contacto@tapitasoportunidades.com or 094187660
Website: https://www.tapitasoportunidades.com/
Event: Jornada de Clasificación de Tapitas / Volunteer Bottlecap Recycling and Sorting Day.

SPANISH: ¿Te interesa ayudar al medioambiente y al bienestar animal? En nuestra Jornada de Clasificación, podés ayudar a estas dos causas en un mismo día. Somos una organización que recolecta tapitas plásticas, las cuales estaremos clasificando por color para poder ser recicladas. Con lo recaudado, donamos alimento, medicación, materiales de construcción a refugios de animales en todo el país. Cada mes, cientos de voluntarios se suman a recolectar y clasificar tapitas. Sumate y ayudanos a ayudar a miles de animales necesitados en una forma fácil y divertida, que también ayuda a nuestro planeta.

ENGLISH: Are you interested in helping out our environment and the wellbeing of animals? You can help both causes in one day! At our Sorting Day, we classify plastic bottle caps according to color for recycling. The profits from these recycled plastics are used to buy and donate food, medicine, building materials and more to animal shelters all over Uruguay. Every month, hundreds of volunteers help out to collect and sort several tons of plastic bottlecaps. Join us in helping our animals in need in a colorful and fun way… that also helps our planet!

VENEZUELA

Organization(s):  Red de Apoyo Canino
Date: Saturday, August 17
Time:
Location:
Contact:  Email: international@reddeapoyocanino.org
Website: http://reddeapoyocanino.org/
Event:  Details forthcoming