Over hundred pet lovers gthered for the 4th RSPCA Paws Walk:n Port Moresby yesterday morning.
As first light reachedthe shores of Ela Beach, participants from all works of life geared up, to walk inthe name of animal welfare.
They came in all ages to celebratethe event which coincides withtheWorld Animal Week.
A ribbon cutting was done to officiatethe 2.5 kilometer walk.
Patron of RSPCA and Governor General Sir Michael Ogio could not waste time and ledthe way, keepingthe participants ontheir feet.
The main message shared was to care, lover and protection for all animals.
“We must all learn to value, promote, respect and protect all animals, and impart such awareness to our children in our communities,” said GG Ogio.
“I would also like to emphasizethe need for greater protection of our wild life. Many of which are fast becoming extinct due to over hunting for traditional and commercial purposes,” Ogio emphasized.
RSPCA spokesperson Hellen White was pleased withthe attendance, highlighting thatothis year’s registration has increased by over three hundred.
“RSPCA does a wonderful job with rehoming animals, and we try to keepthe streets free of allthe sick dogs, and also try to make sure that animals are healthy and happy,” said White.
A vet station was on sight to treat those who need medical advice or attention.
The event was fun-filled making a difference tothe lives of all creatures great and small.
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