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Animal Welfare Day

On Saturday 2 October 2021, from 9:30 am to 5 pm, at the Farm of the Maximilian Park.

The City of Brussels is organizing its first 'Animal Welfare Day'. This event, which is entirely free for all citizens, is a tribute to our pets and the wild animals we share the city with.

The City welcomes you for a day full of activities. You will also have the opportunity to give your opinion on animal welfare in the city, within the framework of the new Charter for Animal Welfare of the City of Brussels.

Register for the workshops, dog grooming sessions and cultural walks by sending an e-mail with your name to:

  • 13h30. Drink and speech

Permanent activities

  • Various stands of animal protection associations:
    • ​A.D.A. asbl (Association de Défense Animale)
    • Every'Cat
    • La Ferme du Parc Maximilien
    • Chats Libres
    • Godog asbl
    • The Black Cow shop
    • GT Martinets
  • A photo exhibition on the theme of wild animals, by Jean Thomas of La Minute Sauvage
  • A participatory workshop for the drafting of the Brussels Charter for Animal Welfare
  • The dog grooming service 'Puppies and Co' will be present from 10 am to 4 pm to pamper your dogs and share grooming tips (register via
  • Foodtruck Cosy Green

Workshops, walks and demonstrations

  • Workshops of the Farm of the Maximilian Park: Animals and our five senses, farm tour and discovery of farm animals, perception through the five senses (register via
    • 9h30-10h30
    • 11h00-12h00
    • 13h30-14h30
    • 15h00-16h00
  • 13h-16h. Workshops by the Nos Pilifs farm, on animal welfare and biodiversity
  • 14h. A demonstration by the dog brigade
  • A cultural walk on the theme of animals in the city, organized by Culturama:
    • 14h30 (French-speaking guide)
    • 14h45 (Dutch-speaking guide)
  • 15h. Dog education workshop by Animal Behaviour Center (register via
  • 16h30. Dog walk by Animal Behaviour Center (register via

Animal Welfare Day