World Animal Day is celebrated across the world on 4 October. Various reasons related to the rights of animals and their welfare etc. are reviewed on this day. October 4 is chosen in honor of St. Francis of Assisi – who was an animal lover and patron saint for animals. World Animal Day 2023: on this occasion creates an opportunity to engage the public in a discussion and create awareness on various issues like cruelty to animals, animal rights violations etc. Animal rights organizations, individuals and community groups have organized various events around the world on this day. We share planet earth with animals and it is necessary that they are also given basic rights like us.