Join us now in planning this historic week 
for Mississippi's animals! 

 See our Calendar of Events page for details on statewide events taking place across  Mississippi during this amazing Mississippi Week for the Animals.  Also, see how United Kingdom Week for the Animals, Africa Week for the Animals and India Week for the Animals celebrate their weeks at link below.

To see how other states have celebrated Week for the Animals  
please visit      

Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting wonderful animal-related special events. Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across Mississippi will be joining in as well, each planning activities to celebrate and help animals.  

Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter awareness events, shelter  days, programs in libraries, walks for the animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals.

Also to be included are a salute to our K-9 military and police dogs,  animal  appreciation events, special educational programs, animal keeper talks and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals!

Become Involved! Events are still being planned now, and we urge animal lovers everywhere in Mississippi to participate!  See the page "Become Involved" on this website for lots of great ideas and suggestions on what you can do.

See the Calendar of Events for exciting events and please note we will be adding  activities right through the week to celebrate Mississippi's amazing animals.  

Please join together with:

Governor Tate Reeves

Animal World USA
Amory Humane Society
Animal Adoption Society, Inc.
Animal Awareness Program
Animal Relief & Rescue Fellowship (Arrf)
Animal Rescue League
Animal Welfare League (AWL)
Baptist Healthcare System
Bay-Waveland Humane Society
Belzoni City Animal Shelter
Bolivar County Animal Shelter
Brookhaven Animal Rescue League
Brookhaven Humane Society
Cedar Wind FArm Equestrian Faciility, Oxford, MS
Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary, Inc.
Choctaw Ridge Farms Rescue
City of Vicksburg Animal Shelter, Vicksburg, MS 
Clarksdale - Coahoma County Animal Shelter
Cleveland-Bolivar County Animal Shelter
Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society
Comfort Creatures, Therapy Dogs
Community Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc
Corinth Alcorn Animal Shelter
DeSoto Animal Rescue Society
Dixie Adoptables
Dogs Day Daycare, Horn Lake 
Dreamscape Studios 
East Central Public Library
East Mississippi Rescue League
Feline Friends Rescue
Frontier Western Store, Olive Branch
Grenada Animal Shelter
Gryphon Press
Gulf Coast Search And Rescue  Team
Hancock County Library System 
Happy Healthy Pet Adoption, Inc.
Hattiesburg Animal Control
Have a Heart Horse Rescue
Homeless Animal Relief Project
Horn Lake Animal Shelter
Hounds Playground, Clinton, MS 
Humane Society Natchez - Adams
Humane Society of Jackson Shelter
Humane Society of South Mississippi
Hunt Intermediate School
Kessler Air Force Base
Laurel Animal Shelter
Leflore County Humane Society
Louiedale Animal Shelter
Jackson County Animal Shelter
Jackson Friends of Animal Shelter
Jackson-Hinds Library System (13 branches)
Madison Ark Animal Shelter
Marion County Animal Shelter
McComb Animal Shelter
Memphis Veterinary Specialists
Mississippi Animal Control and Protection Association
Mississippi Animal Rescue League 
Mississippi Board of Animal Health
Mississippi RiverKings
Mississippi Spay & Neuter
Mississippi State University
Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation
MS-FACT, Mississippi - Fighting Animal Cruelty Together 
Oktibbeha County Humane Society
Olive Branch Animal Shelter
Olive Branch Humane Society
Operation Mississippi Horses
Oxford Lafayette Humane Society
PALS Rescue, Inc.
Panola County Humane Society
Paws Rescue
Pearl River County SPCA
Pet RX Card, Animal World USA
Perfect Harmony Animal Rescue and Sanctuary
Pine Belt Animal Rescue & Adoption Center
Project Hope, In Defense of Animals
Raisins From Heaven Ferret Rescue & Sanctuary
Search Dogs South
Senatobia Tate Animal Shelter
Serenity Animal Rescue
Shaggy Hound Dog Grooming, Starkville, MS
Southaven Animal Shelter
Southern Pines Animal Shelter
Southwest Mississippi Animal League Rescue, SMALR
Sunflower County Humane Society
Tailwaggers for Life Rescue Farm
Tupelo-Lee Humane Society
The Good Dog Foundation
The Gryphon Press
Tri-County Animal Rescue
Tunica Humane Society
Vicksburg Animal Shelter
Vicksburg Warren Humane Society
Yoknapatawpha Exotic Animal Refuge
World Peace Diet                                            
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Please support our wonderfully 
compassionate Mississippi Week  partners!
                   Presented by:

 Mississippi Week for the Animals
Thank you to the Governors for 
proclaiming the week.

Scroll down to read proclamation.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts...
9th Annual 
Week for the Animals 
   "Birthplace of 
America's Music"
Tate Reeves
From 2020

   Governor Phil Bryant
from 2012-2020
Mississippi Week for the Animals
Cover Art by MS artist Angie Cooper!