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Month-long:  National Disaster Preparedness Month

   1    World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

   1    Species Reqiuem Day

   1    International Awareness for the Dolphin Day

   1    International Manatee Day

 1-10  IUCN World Conservation Congress: Planet at the Crossroads
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
Hawai'i, USA

   4    National Wildlife Day

 5-9  Animalia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Explorations
Oldenburg University
Oldneburg, Germany

   8    Stopping Criminal Animal Cruelty
University of Irvine, CA
Irvine, California, USA

   9    Wildlife and Endangered Species on Public and Private Lands
New Mexico Bar Association
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

 9-11  Christians and Other Animals
Society for the Study of Christian Ethics (SSCE)
Edinburgh, UK

   10    Animal Law Symposium
San Diego County Bar Association
San Diego, California, USA

 7-11  AZA 2016 Annual Conference
Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
San Diego, California, USA

 8-11  International Animal Rights Conference 2016
Save Animals Asbl
Esch, Luxembourg

   11    National Pet Memorial Day

 11-17  National Farm Animals Awareness Week

 11-23  CAWSEL 2016
Course on Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law
Cambridge, UK

 12-16  9th International Wildlife Ranching Symposium
Windhoek, Namibia

 12-16  12th Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB12)
Indian Ocean Tuna Commission

 12-17  Food: Shared Life - Beyond the Dish
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Milan
Milan, Italy

 14-16  2016 Animal Cruelty Conference
The University of Texas Austin, Association of Prosecuting Attorneys
Austin, Texas, USA

   17    777: Is it Really a Right to Farm?
Oklahoma University School of Law
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

   17    COW-CON
Berkeley, California, USA

   17    Pet CPR & First Aid Training
Pasadena, California, USA

   17    Puppy Mill Awareness Day

 17-25  12th Annual Tennessee Week for the Animals
Animal World USA
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 19-21  First International Conference on Human Behavior Change for Animal Welfare
Learning About Animals and Change For Animals Foundation (CFAF)
Dorking, Surrey, UK

 19-21  Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond and Relationship(s)
Mansfield College
Oxford, United Kingdom

 20-23  Compassionate Conservation Week 2016: Compassionate Conservation Webinar Series
The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals

 21-27  Adopt a Less Adoptable Companion Animal Week

   22    Elephant Appreciation Day

   22    Lunch Lecture on Animal Testing
Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco, California, USA

   22    World Rhino Day

 22-24  ONE HEALTH - European Interregional Conference
"One Health – New Medical Concept” Association
Bucharest, Romania

   23    Texas Humane Legislation Network 2016 Conference
Texas Humane Legislation Network
Austin, Texas, USA

   23   VIP Reception Celebrating the Inaugural Youth Forum for People and Wildlife
International Fund for Animal Welfare
Sandton, South Africa

   24    Global March for Elephants and Rhino
Global March for Elephants and Rhino

   24    International Rabbit Day

   24    Fish Amnesty Day

 24 September - 5 October  CITES Conference of the Parties 17 (COP17)
Johannesberg, South Africa

   25    Save the Koala Day

 25-30  National Dog Week

   26    Animals Behaving Badly – Veterinary/Welfare Perspectives
CABI and University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

 26-28  International One Welfare Conference
Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

   27    Animals and Death Conference
The Animals and Philosophy Exploration (APE) Collective, University of Leeds
Leeds, UK

 27-30  41st World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress
World Small Animal Veterinary Association
Cartagena, Colombia

   28    10th World Rabies Day
Global Alliance for Rabies Control

 28-29  Second global meeting of the wildlife enforcement networks
International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC)/CITES
Johannesburg, South Africa

 28-30  2016 Colorado Animal Welfare Conference
Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies
Black Hawk, Colorado, USA

 28-30  Human and Animal Representations
University of Verona
Verona, Italy

   29    Save the Geese Day

 29-30  European Companion Animal Welfare and Protection Conference
Animal Rights Protection Organization LithuaniaAAP – Animal Advocacy and Protection, and Dogs Trust
Vilnius, Lithuania

 September 29 - October 1  Fellow Travellers: An Animal Studies Conference
Animals and Society Institute
Middletown, Connecticut, USA


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