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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 ​Human ​​Nominations
​Animals in Uniform
​Best Veterinarian
​Adopted Pet of the Year ​Best Farmer
​Pet of the Year ​Best Voluntary Organisation
​Smartest Animal ​Best Person in Uniform
​Service Dog ​Best Journalist
​Farm animal award ​Best Educator
​Funniest Animal ​Best Local Council
​Shelter animal most deserving of a home ​ ​Best Pet Friendly Catering Establishment
​Bravest Pet ​Best Young Person Animal Lover
Favorite Feathered Friend  ​Best Volunteer​

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