Holidays and Events



January 1
Happy New Year! 
January 2
Pet Travel Safety Day
January 5
National Bird Day
January 14
Dress Up Your Pet Day
January 20
Penguin Awareness Day
January 21
Squirrel Appreciation
January 22
Answer Your Cat's Questions Day
February 2
Groundhog Day
February 14
Happy Valentine's Day
February 18
World Whale Day
February 20
Love Your Pet Day
February 22
National Wildlife Day
February 23
World Spay Day
February 27
Polar Bear Day
March 1
National Pig Day
March 20
World Frog Day
March 23
National Puppy Day
March 28
Manatee Appreciation Day
(last Wed in March)
April 11
National Pet Day
April 14
National Dolphin Day


April 21
Happy Easter! 
Easter Bunny Caution
April 22
Earth Day
April 25
World Penguin Day
April 25
Int’l Guide Dog Day
(last Wed in April)
April 28
World Veterinary Day
(last Sat in April)
April 30
Adopt a Shelter Pet
May 5
National Ferret Day
May 12
Animal Disaster
Preparedness Day
(Second Sat in May)
May 12
Migratory Bird Day
(Second Sat in May)
May 19
Endangered Species Day
June 8
World Oceans Day
June 10
World Pet Memorial Day
June 22
Take Your Dog To Work Day
July 4
Independence Day
July 14
Shark Awareness Day
July 15
Pet Fire Safety Day
July 31
National Mutt Day (#1)
August 15
Check the Chip Day
August 17
Black Cat Appreciation
August 22
Take Your Cat to the Vet
August 26
National Dog Day
Sept 8
Nat’l Iguana Awareness
September 9
Pet Memorial Day (IAPC)
(Second Sun in Sept)
September 22
Elephant Appreciation
September 28
World Rabies Day
October 4
World Animal Day
October 16
Global Cat Day
October 21
Reptile Awareness Day
October 27
Black Cat Day
November 22
Happy Thanksgiving
December 2
Nat'l Mutt Day (#2)
December 4
World Wildlife Conservation
December 13
Day of the Horse
December 25
Merry Christmas!
December 27
Visit the Zoo Day