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We are pleased to announce Malta’s first ever Animal Honours Awards organized by the Ministry for Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Animal Rights together with the Commissioner for Animal Welfare.

This is an opportunity to celebrate our four-legged and feathered friends and acknowledge the people involved in all aspects of animal welfare who live it on a daily basis. 

We invite you to send us your stories, photos, and videos of your nominees explaining why they deserve to win the category they are nominated for.

Short listed animals and their respective caregivers will be invited along with the nominated people to attend the awards ceremony which will take place on October 4th 2021 in celebration of World Animal Day. So, hurry and click the above link to fill in your nomination form by August 31st, 2021 so that our adjudicating board can determine the most deserving animals and people for our 2021 Animal Honours Awards. 

Nominations are closed and winners will be published on this website on the 4th of October 2021 – International Animal Awareness Day​

​Animal Nominations Winners ​Human ​​Nominations Winners
​Animals in Uniform - Peter
​Best Veterinarian - Dr Anette Borg
​Adopted Pet of the Year -Fonzu ​Best Farmer - Anne-Marie Abela
​Pet of the Year - Olaf ​Best Voluntary Organisation - RMJ's Horse Rescue
​Smartest Animal - Shylo ​Best Person in Uniform - Camilla Applegren
​Service Dog - Yukiko ​Best Journalist - Jean-Paul Azzopardi
​Farm animal award - Ariel ​Best Educator - David Mario Caruana
​Funniest Animal - Destiny ​Best Local Council - Fgura Local Council
​Shelter animal most deserving of a home ​- Timmy ​Best Pet Friendly Catering Establishment - Planet Holywood Malta
​Bravest Pet - Misty ​Best Young Person Animal Lover - Luke Mifsud
Favorite Feathered Friend - Limey ​Best Volunteer​ - Romina Frendo

Special Awards Winners

Special Prize awarded from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Animal Rights
Darryl Grech

Special Prize awarded by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Animal Rights
Michael Scerri

Special Prize Awarded by the Commissioner for Animal Welfare
Fabio Spiteri

Special Prize Awarded by Dr Lydia Abela​
Jake Vella


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