Celebrate farm animals this week!
With World Farm Animal Day on October 2 and World Animal Day on October 4, pets get celebrated left and right.
Farm animals deserve a shoutout. As any farmer knows, taking care of barnyard friends is a whole different ball game.
But it’s not just goats, sheep, pigs, horses, cows, and chickens on a farm. Exotic animal farms exist around the globe, too.
Check out these barn animals getting their farm on for this week’s celebration.
“Frolicking on the farm is my favorite thing to do!”
Goat. I love goats! I enjoy their antics and cute personalities! This is Bridgett. She lives with Lylah @thesimplefarm, in Scottsdale, Arizona, along with some other goat friends! Their milk is turned into these wonderful mouth watering caramels! Have you tried them? From caramel and cheese making, to chicken keeping, and gardening, entertaining ideas and much more, Lylah's gallery is filled with the story of a beautiful farmlife. Go check it out! #onetofollow 🐐🐐🐐 #🐐 #smile #smilinggoat
“One little, two little, three little piggies…”
“It’s an alpacalypse!”
“Oh hi there, did you want to celebrate sheep today?”
Hooraaay it's animal day🎉! #animalday #dierendag #myhappysheep #happysheep #lambs #lambsofinstagram #sheep #sheeplove #sheepofinstagram #farmanimals #instanature #igersholland #animals #instanaturelover #bestshotz_animals #animals_shots_ #pocket_farms #IG_4every1 #holland_photolovers #world_bestnature #fiftyshades_of_nature #animal_captures #IG_discover_holland #nature_cuties #animals_in_world #IG_countryside #country_features #animalsmood
“Excuse me, did you say it’s World Farm Animal Day?”
On #WorldAnimalDay, let's spare a thought for those less cute animals 🐷 😊 This curious pig was photographed by @jeaphotography #animals #photography #wildlifephotography #naturephotography #stockphotography #pig #gloucestershire #prophotography #prophotographer #farmanimals #farming #imagelibrary #photoftheday #picoftheday
“Hello from the Scottish Highlands!”
“You wanna talk to the club, you talk to me.”
“I do more than just gobble.”
“I’m just an ever-curious emu.”
“Guys can be pretty, too.”
Aren’t farm animals the greatest?
We love our barnyard friends as much as we love our domestic companion pets! World Farm Animal Day is also the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi who famously taught against violence toward all sentient beings. October 2nd is now synonymous with the vegetarian lifestyles, the farm animal rights movement, and the animal rights movement.
Here at Wide Open Pets we don’t believe in factory farms nor animal cruelty but do realize that farming is a way of life. To live closely with animals, loving them and respecting them, gives you a perspective of where your food comes from. To be conscious of farm animals and their care is what World Animal Day is all about!
Tell us your favorite farm animal in the comments below.
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