Story: Pets

Animal blessing service (5th of 5)

Animal blessing service

The Auckland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals organises an annual animal blessing service, where owners bring their pets to church. Here dog Eddie and his owner participate in the 2006 service at St Matthews in the City, Auckland.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - The modern New Zealand pet', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19770/animal-blessing-service (accessed 23 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008