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