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    Animals. Students. Teaching. Reaching Others. 
"There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew." 

~Marshall McLuhan
 Canadian  Philospher of Communication
(July 21, 1911–Dec 31, 1980) 
"The future of our fragile, beautiful planet home is in our hands. As God's family, we are stewards of God's creation. We can be wantonly irresponsible, or we can be caring and compassionate. God says, "I have set before you life and death... Choose life."
                                                       ~Desmond Tutu  
"You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one. "

~Jean-Jacques Rousseau 
Swiss philosopher, writer
(June 28, 1712-July 2, 1778)
 Inspiring, educating and empowering communities  
to understand, love and protect our amazing animals and planet. 
Animal World USA brings Benji, 
once a MS shelter dog, who became a movie star, back home in style 
arriving a the Memphis RiverKings Hockey Game in DeSoto, MS !
Memphis City Officials and MAS Advisory Board Chairperson Michelle Buckalew at MAS 2010 long awaited groundbreaking of new
Memphis Animal Services facility!
Animal World USA
 Community & Pet Adoption Days!
Animal World USA 
Weeks for the Animals!

"Ask Me About My Dream" 
Love       Joy        Peace
Support local unchain-dogs organizations that are building fences for the dogs and on the front lines helping unchain neglected dogs in your local community and state.
      "If  We Can Put A Man on the Moon (July 1969), we can take Man's Best Friend off 5 ft chains." 
                                                                                                       ~ Animal World USA
   Encourage One Other!

Love, Understand, Protect
"Let Freedom Ring!"
Animal World 
We love you Art of Conservation, Africa! 
Africa Weeks for the Animals 
We love you, Art of  Conservation, Africa! 
Africa Weeks for the Animals 

Michelle Buckalew
Founder, President
Animal World USA
 Research current bills , laws, sponsors. 

Contact your legislator and Council members. Your Voice Matters. 
Take Action Today
for the Animals.
Take One Action A Day to Help the Animals 
and your Community!
anima-, anim- + 

(Latin: animal life, a living being, living; breath; 
soul; mind) 
having a spirit, living, 
“breath of air, soul, life.

Working with governors, decision makers and advocates around the globe to build strong communities....
as we save precious lives, forge relationships and build awareness. for the animals and planet.
 Animal World USA
Animal World USA
 Educator of the Month Award. Memphis, Tennessee.
Humane Education and 
celebrating educators.
Gimme Shelter Pet Adoption Festival 
Shelby Farms, Memphis 2002
breakout event featuring the 
Miami Animal Police
and 45  welfare groups. 
AW USA Youth Leadership Award, Massachusetts 
Earth Day: Boys & Girls Club  
AWUSA,  Tennessee  
AW USA International
Week for the Animals 
AW USA & Best Friends Adoption Days at Petco 
Midtown Memphis.

St. John the Divine 
Blessing of the Animals during 
NY Week for the Animals 

Africa Weeks for the Animals 
Animal World USA
 is putting 
"Unity in the Community!"
America's State Parks!

Some of our country's greatest treasures. Visit and support your local state parks!

Boys & Girls Clubs 
Animal World USA adoption day  
w/ Metro Animal Care
-Nashville, Tennessee
Visit our Weeks for the Animals websites on how to help shelters and animals.
We will resume our statewide celebrations in each state according to the respective governor's guidelines.
"Do everything in love."
1 Corinthians 16:14
God Bless Our Troops

Animal World USA
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that 
gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

—Gilbert K. Chesterton
Break the Chains for Man's Best Friend
Seize the Day
Animal World USA
Cover by USA artist
 Robert McClintock.
 Cover by USA artist 
Sinclair Stratton.
Animal World USA Education Days 
at the Downtown Elementary School, Memphis, TN!
Faith, Hope and Love.
Seize the Day!
Animal World USA International
 Weeks for the Animals 
celebrations return in 2024!
 Maricopa County  sees a rise in Huskies in AZ shelters. 

In partnership with BISSELL,  MCACC  is holding an “Empty the Shelters” event where adoption fees are waived thru Oct 15th!
Support Ukraine.

Weeks for the Animals 
returns in 2024!
A Celebration for Everyone!
Animal World USA 
 Helping Save Lives, Empowering Educators...
and Strengthening Communities!
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Oct. 6-8, 2023  NYC
For the Animals
returns 2024!
Cover by USA artist 
Angi Cooper!
Cover by  Canadian artist 
Marion Rose!
Animal World USA 
Youth Leadership Award
Girls Scouts of 
Ssouthern Appalacians
AW USA & Best Friends Adoption Days!
AW USA & Best Friends 
Adoption Days
Wild Oats, Memphis, TN.
Tennessee Week
for the Animals
Girl Scouts Walk for the Animals
 "Man is born free but 
everywhere is in chains."

Jean-Paul Sartre
June 21, 1905 - April 15, 1980
"Poverty of goods is easily cured;
 poverty of soul, impossible."

Michel de Montaigne
Feb 28, 1533-Sept 13, 1592

Celebrate St. Francis Day
October 4, 2023!
St Francis, who founded the Catholic Church’s Franciscan order, lived in Italy during the late 12th and 13th centuries. He is remembered for his generosity to the poor and his willingness to minister to the lepers. 

He is also remembered for his deep love for animals and nature. St Francis died at Portiuncula, Italy on October 4, 1226.

St Francis is the patron saint of animals. Places of worship offer animal blessing services, usually held on or around annually on October 4th. The services may include a verbal blessing, gathering and holy water. They are usually held at a place where different animals can gather.

Some organizers ask people to bring animal food, treats or blankets to be donated to their local animal shelter at these events. Sign up to volunteer at your local shelter.