ONE – October 4 is World Animal Day. It is also a day to recognize Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.
PR News Wire also notes October is World Animal Month. For more information, go to WorldAnimalDay.org.uk.
TWO – KENS5.com out of San Antonio, Texas is reporting the city’s Animal Care Services fields 80,000 animal abuse calls each year. Four officers are assigned to handle the investigation of these cases.