Just Another Reason to Celebrate our Fur Kids! Annual Pet Holidays

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Did you know that there are pet holidays?  There are loads of pet holidays that celebrate our pets each month of the year!

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January
National Train Your Dog Month
National Walk Your Pet Month
National Pet Travel Safety Day – January 2
National Dress Up Your Pet Day – January 14

February
Responsible Pet Owners Month
National Prevent a Litter Month
Pet Dental Health Month
Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week, February 7-14
Pet Theft Awareness Day – February 14
Love Your Pet Day – Feb 20
National Dog Biscuit Day – February 23
Spay Day USA – February 23

March
Preventative Heartworm Awareness Month
Poison Prevention Awareness Month
Professional Pet Sitter’s Week – 1st week of March
K9 Veterans Day – March 13
Pet Food Recall Of 2007 Anniversary – March 16
National Puppy Day – March 23

April
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
National Pet First Aid Awareness Month
National Pet Month
ASPCA Day – Humane Organization Birthday – April 10
National Pet Day – April 11
National Animal Control Appreciation Week, April 11-17
National Pet ID Week, April 18-24
National Kids & Pets Day – April 26
Hairball Awareness Day, April 30
World Veterinary Day – Last Saturday in April

May
National Pet Week – 1st week of May
Be Kind to Animals Week – 1st week of May
National Disabled Pets Day – May 3
Animal Disaster Preparedness Day – 2nd Saturday in May
National Dog Bite Prevention Week May 13-19

June
World Pet Memorial Day – June 12
Animal Rights Awareness Week – June 17-25
Take Your Dog to Work Day – June 21

July
National Pet Fire Safety Day – July 15
Mutt’s Day – July 31 (National Mutt’s Day is December 2)

August
DOGust: Universal Birthday of Rescued Dogs – August 1
International Homeless Pets Day – August 20
National Dog Day – August 26

September
National Pet Insurance Month
National Pet Memorial Day – September 12
National Dog Week – Last Full Week of September

October
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month – October 1 thru 31
National Service Dog Month
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
St. Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day – October 4
Animal Welfare Week (AVMA) – October 6-12

November
Senior Pet Month
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week – 2nd week of November
Puppy Mill Action Week – last week of November

December
National Mutt’s Day – Dec 2

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