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National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Date: Thursday, November 08, 2012. This event occurs Daily until 11/10/2012
Time: All Day
Location: nationwide event
Details: In 1996, The Humane Society of the United States launched National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week (based on an idea from the Capital Humane Society in Lincoln, Nebraska). This campaign was designed to acknowledge and promote the invaluable role shelters play in their communities and to increase public awareness of animal welfare issues and shelter services. During National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, the first full week of every November, The HSUS promotes and celebrates animal shelters across the country through media and public outreach.