To mark the day, processions and rallies will be held in Dhaka and other divisional cities
People for Animal Welfare (PAW) Foundation has arranged a day-long free checkup program at its veterinary clinic, to mark World Animal Day.
The charitable organization also offered concessions on vaccinations, said Founder and Chairman Rakibul Haq Emil.
The free checkup program began around 11am on Thursday at the foundation’s Lalmatia clinic.
Many people thronged there, for their pets’ check up.
Twenty stray dogs were given free vaccines and a 20% discount was offered for cat vaccinations.
Emil said they had organized a day-long workshop for animal lovers on October 8 at the EMK Centre in Dhanmondi.
To mark the day, processions and rallies will be held in: Dhaka, Pabna, Khulna, and Rajshahi later in the day.