January 2022 Pet Holidays

Best time of year to smell and pee on the Christmas Tree

Month 

  • National Train your dog Month
  • Walk Your Dog Month.
  • Adopt a Rescued Bird Month.
  • Unchain a Dog Month.

Days

  • 2: National Pet Safety Day
  • 2: Happy Mew Year for Cats
  • 14. National Dress Up your Pet Day
  • 22. National Answer your Cat’s Question Day
  • 24. Change a Pet’s Life Day
  • 24. Peanut Butter Day – most dogs will that day
  • 29. Seeing Eye Guide Anniversary

 

Have a safe 2022 Everyone with a woof and love from Layla

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2021 Pet Holidays

 

December has arrived, Christmas around the corner, below please find the December 2021 Pet Holidays for 2021.

Month :

  • National Cat Lovers’ Month

 

Days:

  • 2: National Mutt Day (again)
  • 5: International Volunteer Day
  • 9: International Day of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dec 10: International Animal Rights Day
  • 13: National Horse Day
  • 15: National Cat Herder’s Day
  • 15: Monkey Day
  • 17: Underdog Day
  • 24: Christmas Eve
  • 25: Christmas
  • 26: Kwanzaa Begins
  • 31: New Year’s Eve

We want to wish everyone a Happy Holidays, be safe and have lots of family fun,

Woof with love from Layla

 

 

 

 

November 2021 Pet Holidays and Observances

Layla wearing a raincoat made from a broken umbrella

Month

  • Adopt a Senior Pet Month.
  • National Senior Pet Month.
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Pet Diabetes Month

Week 

  • 1-7: National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week.
  • 14-20 Human-Animal Relationship Awareness Week.

Days

  • 1:National Cook for Your Pets Day.
  • 1:  International Pet Groomer Appreciation Day.
  • 7: National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day.
  • 16: National Slobber Appreciation Day.
  • 17: National Black Cat Day. Also celebrated on October 27.
  • 17: National Take a Hike Day.
  • 23: Wolfenoot – This started in New Zealand, celebrates the Spirit of the Wolf and  helping where we can, and making the world a better, kinder place.”
  • 24: Border Collie Day.
  • 25. Thanksgiving Day

 

 

 

 

 

October 2021 Pet Holidays

On an adventure, I need to drink water

Month

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Mont
  • National Animal Safety and Protection Month.
  • National Pet Wellness Month.
  • National Pit Bull Awareness Month.
  • International Domestic Awareness Month – drawing attention to the pets that are stuck in the toxic homes

Week 

  • 1st Week of October. National Walk Your Dog Week.
  • 17-23 October – National Veterinary Week

Day

  • 1: National Fire Pup Day.
  • 1: National Black Dog Day – Helping to draw attention to Black Dog Syndrome in shelters, as black dogs are so many times ignored.
  • 2: Poodle Day
  • 4: World Animal Day
  • 8, Vet Nurse Day
  • 13: National Pet Obesity Day
  • 16: Global Cat Day – to draw attention to all the feral cats who do not have homes
  • 17: National Fetch Day
  • 21: National Pets for Veterans Day.
  • 27: National Black Cat Day in the UK.
  • 29: National Cat Day.

 

 

 

September Pet Holidays and Observances 

 

Month 

  • Happy Cat Month.
  • National Service Dog Month.
  • National Pet Insurance Month.
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Month.
  • Pet Sitter Education Month.
  • Animal Pain Awareness Month.
  • National Disaster Preparedness Month.

Week

  • Sept. 20-26:  Adopt a less adoptable pet week
  • Sept. 20-26: National Deaf Dog Awareness Week.
  • Sept. 20-26: National Dog Week.

Day

  • Sept. 1: Ginger Cat Appreciation Day.
  • Sept. 8: National Dog Walker Appreciation Day.
  • Sept. 12: National Pet Memorial Day
  • Sept. 12: National Hug your hound day
  • Sept. 13: Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day.
  • Sept. 18: Puppy Mill Awareness Day. 
  • Sept. 18: Responsible Dog Ownership Day.
  • Sept. 22: National Walk ‘n’ Roll Dog Day. Honoring dogs in wheelchairs and with mobility challenges.
  • Sept. 23: Dogs in Politics
  • Sept 23: Remember Me Thursday – One of the most important days of the year
  • https://remembermethursday.org/
  • Sept. 28: World Rabies Day.

 

 

August Pet Holidays and Observances

 

August is here and below is our monthly Pet Holidays to be observed

Month

  • National Dog Month
  • Celebration of raw feeding for pets for the month of August.

Week

  • 1-7: International Assistance Dog Week.
  • 10-16: Give a Dog a Bone Week.  This is hosted  by Pets of the Homeless, where they ask people to donate pet food and supplies to help the pets of the homeless

Day 

  • Aug. 1: DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs as we do not know the exact date of their birthdays
  • Aug. 4: Assistance Dog Day
  • Aug. 5: Work Like a Dog Day
  • Aug. 6: Fresh Breath Day
  • Aug. 8: International Cat Day
  • Aug. 10: National Lazy Day
  • Aug. 10: Spoil Your Dog Day
  • Aug. 14: World Lizard Day
  • Aug. 15: National Check the Chip Day
  • Aug. 16: St. Roch’s Day
  • Aug. 17: National Black Cat Appreciation Day*
  • Aug. 21: International Homeless Animals Day
  • Aug. 22: National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
  • Aug. 23: International Blind Dog Day
  • Aug. 26: National Dog Day
  • Aug. 28: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
  • Aug. 30: National Holistic Pet Day

 

 

July Pet Holidays

Month

  • National Pet Hydration Awareness Month.
  • Dog House Repair Month
  • National Lost Pet Prevention Month

Weeks

July 26 – August 2  National Feed a Rescue Pet Week

Days

  • July 1: ID Your Pet Day.
  • July 4:Independence Day. This US holiday is no holiday for dogs; the sounds of fireworks causes many dogs to panic and run, resulting in many lost dogs every year.
  • July 9: Cow Appreciation Day
  • July 11: All-American Pet Photo Day.
  • July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day.
  • July 21: National Craft for your Local Shelters Day.
  • July 21: No Pet Store Puppies Day.
  • July 26:National Dog Photography Day. UK holiday.
  • July 31: National Mutt Day. Also see Dec. 2.

Please keep your pets safe and hydrated in the heat.

 

 

 

June Pet Holidays and Observances

June Pet Holidays and Observances 

 

Month

  • Adopt-a-Cat Month
  • Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month
  • National Foster a Pet Month
  • National Pet Preparedness Month.
  • National Microchipping Month.

Week

  • June 6-12: Pet Appreciation Week.
  • June 20-26: Animal Rights Awareness Week.
  • June 21-25: Take your pet to work week

One-Day 

  • June 1: International Sheltie Day.
  • June 4: Hug Your Cat Day.
  • June 8: Best Friends Day.
  • June 9: World Pet Memorial Day. Second Tuesday in June.
  • June 10: Jerky Day.
  • June 19: National Garfield the Cat Day.
  • June 21: NationalDog Party Day.
  • June 21: National Dachshund Day
  • June 22: Take Your Cat to Work Day®.
  • June 24: Cat World Domination Day.
  • June 25: Take Your Dog to Work Day

And we must not forget that June is Pride Month – Happy Pride Everyone

 

 

 

 

 

May Pet Holidays

 

 

May 2021 Pet Holidays and Observances 

 

Awareness Month

  • National Pet Month
  • National Foster Care Month
  • Responsible Animal Guardian Month
  • Lyme Disease Prevention Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • Chip Your Pet Month
  • National Service Animal Eye Exam Month

Awareness Weeks

  • May 2–8 | American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week (first full week of May)
  • May 2–8 | Dog Anxiety Awareness Week
  • May 2–8 | National Pet Week (first full week of May)
  • May 3–9 | Puppy Mill Action Week (starts the Monday before Mother’s Day)

Holidays and Awareness Days

  • May 1 | National Purebred Dog Day
  • May 1 | Wildfire Preparedness Day
  • May 1 | Save the Rhino Day
  • May 2 | Mayday for Mutts (first Sunday in May)
  • May 3 | National Specially-Abled Pets Day
  • May 8 | National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day (second Saturday in May)
  • May 8 | National Dog Mom’s Day (second Saturday in May)
  • May 8 | Migratory Bird Day (second Saturday in May)
  • May 9 | Mother’s Day
  • May 10[ German Shepherd Day
  • May 14 | International Chihuahua Appreciation Day
  • May 16 | National Sea Monkey Day
  • May 20 | National Rescue Dog Day
  • May 21 | Endangered Species Day
  • May 23 | World Turtle Day
  • May 30] International Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Day
  • May 31 | Memorial Day

Have a safe Happy May Everyone

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April Pet Holidays

April Pet Holidays and Observances 

Month

    • Adopt a Ferret Month
    • National Frog Month
    • National Pest Management Month
    • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

Weeks

  • 1-7: International Pooper Scooper Week.
  • 4 – 10 Bat Appreciation Week
  • 4 – 10 Be Kind to Spiders Week
  • 6 – 10 National Wildlife Week
  • 11-17: National Dog Bite Prevention Week
  • 11 – 27 National Animal Control Appreciation Week
  • 16 – 24 Animal Cruelty
  • 18-24: National Pet ID Week
  • 18 – 24 World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week
  • 22 – 24 American Fancy Rat & Mouse Day
  • 26-May 2: National Scoop the Poop Week

Days

  • April 4: World Stray Animals Day.
  • April 2 : National Ferret Day
  • April 4 : World Rat Day
  • April 4 : World Stray Animals Day
  • April 6 : National Siamese Cat Day
  • April 8 : National Dog Fighting Awareness Day
  • April 10 : National Hug Your Dog Day
  • April 14 : National Dolphin Day
  • April 19 : National Cat Lady Day
  • April 211 : Bulldogs are beautiful day
  • April 22 : Earth Day
  • April 22 : National Beagle Day
  • April 23 : National Lost Dog Awareness Day
  • April 25 : World Veterinary Day
  • April 26 : National Pet Parents Day
  • April 27 : National Little Pampered Dog Day
  • April 28 : International Guide Dog Day
  • April 30 : Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
  • April 30 : National Tabby Day
  • April 30 : Hairball Awareness Day

Happy April Everyone

 

 

 

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