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