Puerto Vallarta celebrates Animal Week
The event will begin on Friday, October 4 at 10:00 am with an art exhibition in the courtyard of the Municipal Presidency, where five artists will present their animal-inspired artworks in clay, paint, and ceramics. At 6:00 pm, the 2018 movie, Cría Puercos, will be screened at the Vallartense Institute of Culture (IVC) auditorium on the Rio Cuale Island.
On Saturday, October 5 at 1:00 pm, José Luis Jiménez Castro, who has promoting animal rights and welfare for 25 years, and Laura Díaz, the founder and producer of the Amigo Animal program, will present "Social Journalism in Animal Welfare" in the meeting room at the Unidad Administrativa Municipal (UMA)
On Sunday, an evening of music and poetry, featuring an "Animal Bohemian" concert will be held in the courtyard of the Municipal Presidency at 7:30 pm.
If you are looking into adopting, don’t miss the photographic exhibition featuring the animals available for adoption at the Puerto Vallarta Animal Shelter on the Malecón.
Imperial Bee, a group that collaborates with the Puerto Vallarta Civil Protection and Firefighters Department will present "Bees, our allies," which addresses the need to protect beehives. It will be held in the IVC auditorium on October 8th at 12:00 pm, followed by a walk along the Rio Cuale Island to discover the local bee population's habitations.
That same evening at 6:00 pm, a presentation about Humpback Whales and the Banderas Bay area's various protection projects will be held at 6:00 pm in the Bernice Starr room at the Los Mangos Library, which will also host a discussion on the Basic Concepts of Animal Welfare at 5:00 pm on October 9th.
On Friday, a symposium on the Management of Animal Poisonings will be held at the UMA at 11:00 am. That evening Señor Frogs will host the fifth edition of the Puerto Vallarta's Annual Animal Party.
With the exception of the Animal Party, which costs $150 pesos per person, all Animal Week events are free, However, voluntary in-kind donations of sterile gauze and gloves, polyglycolic acid sutures, kitty litter, and canned and/or dry cat and dog food are always welcome! Hope to see you in one of these events! 🐾 🐽