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Dog Holidays!

Updated on March 18, 2014

Great days to celebrate the dog!

Everyday is a day to celebrate if you're a dog, right! Just as it should be, there are many, many days devoted to us pups and pets! Yes, that's right.

From National Dog Day to National Scoop Your Poop Week we've listed all we could find.

So if you know a dog, be sure and wish them well on their special day! K?

This lens is completely updated for 2013! If you'd like to add these days to your Google Calendar here's how:

Go to this link, click on the Google Calendar button in the bottom right hand corner. This will ask you to log in and then you can subscribe via your favorite Feed Reader, or add the days to your Google Calendar.

You're done!

Note: Every effort to validate these days and dates has been made. If you find a discrepancy, let us know...we'll research it!

January 2013

  • January - Walk Your Pet Month
  • January - Train Your Dog Month
  • January 5 - National Bird Day
  • January 14 - National Dress Up Your Pet Day
  • January 21 - Squirrel Appreciation Day
  • January 29 - Seeing Eye Dog Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

February 2013

  • February - Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
  • February - Dog Training Education Month
  • February - National Prevent a Litter Month (HSUS)
  • February - National Pet Dental Month (AVMA and American Veterinary Dental Society)
  • February - Responsible Pet Owners Month
  • February 2 - Sled Dog Day
  • February 4 - Thank a Mailman Day
  • February 7-14 - Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week-
  • February 14 - Pet Theft Awareness Day
  • February 20 - Love Your Pet Day
  • February 22 - Walking the Dog Day
  • February 23 - International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
  • February 26 - Spay Day USA - Doris Day Animal League & HSUS

Photo courtesy of SXC.

March 2013

  • March 3- What If Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day
  • March 3-9 - Professional Pet Sitters Week - Pet Sitters International
  • March 17-23 - National Poison Prevention Week
  • March 23 - National Puppy Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

April 2013

  • April - Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month (ASPCA)
  • April - National & International Pet First Aid Awareness Month
  • April - National Pet Month
  • April - Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month
  • April 7 - Everyday is Tag Day
  • April 10 - ASPCA Day
  • April 7-13 - National Animal Control Appreciate Week
  • April 11 - National Pet Day
  • April 18 - Pet Owner's Independence Day
  • April 21-27 - National Pet ID Week
  • April 22 - Earth Day
  • April 24-30 National Scoop the Poop Week
  • April 26 - National Kids and Pets Day
  • April 26 - National Arbor Day
  • April 27 - Free Feral Cat Spay Day
  • April 27 - World Veterinary Day
  • April 28 - National Pet Parent's Day
  • April 28 - International Guide Dog Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

May 2013

  • May - Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month
  • May - Be Kind to Animals Month
  • May - Chip Your Pet Month (HomeAgain)
  • May - National Pet Month
  • May 1 - MayDay for Mutts
  • May 3 - National Special-abled Pets Day
  • May 5-11 - National Pet Week (AVMA)
  • May 6-12 - Puppy Mill Action Week
  • May 5-11 - Be Kind to Animals Week
  • May 11 - Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
  • May 19-25 - National Dog Bite Prevention Week (HSUS)

Photo courtesy of SXC.

June 2013

  • June - Adopt A Cat Month
  • June - Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
  • June - National Microchipping Month
  • June 5 - World Pet Memorial Day
  • June 19-23 - Animal Rights Awareness Week
  • June 17-21 - Take Your Dog To Work Week
  • June 21 - Take Your Dog to Work Day - Pet Sitters International
  • June 22 - Great American Backyard Campout

Photo courtesy of SXC.

Responsible Dog Ownership Day!

July 2013

  • July - Dog House Repairs Month
  • July 3-August 11 - Dog Days
  • July 15 - National Get Out of the Doghouse Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

August 2013

  • August 5- National Assistance Dog Day
  • August 4-10 - International Assistance Dog Week
  • August 17 - International Homeless Animals Day
  • August 26 - National Dog Day
  • August 30 - National Holistic Pet Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

September 2013

  • September - National Guide Dogs Month
  • September - AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
  • September - Pet Health Insurance Month (Canada)
  • September - Pet Smile Month
  • September - Senior Care Health Month
  • September - World Animal Remembrance Month
  • September 8 - National Pet Memorial Day (International Association of Pet Cemeteries)
  • September 21 - Puppy Mill Awareness Day
  • September 22-28 - Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week
  • September 22 - Responsible Dog Ownership Day
  • September 22-28 - National Dog Week
  • September 23 - Dogs and Politics Day
  • September 22-29 - National Deaf Awareness Week (Deaf Dog Education Action Fund)
  • September 28 - World Rabies Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

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October 2013

  • October - Adopt a Dog Month (AHA)
  • October - National Pet Wellness Month
  • October - National Squirrel Awareness Month
  • October - National Animal Safety and Protection Month (Emergency Animal Rescue Service - United Animal Nations)
  • October - Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • October 1 - Fire Pup Day
  • October 2 - World Farm Animals Day
  • October 4 - St. Francis of Assisi's Feast Day/ World Pets' Day/World Animal Day
  • October 13-19 - National Veterinary Technician Week
  • October 11 - National Pet Obesity Awareness Day
  • October 15-November 30 - Wishbones for Pets
  • October 16 - National Feral Cat Day
  • October 26 - Pit Bull Awareness Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

November 2013

  • November - Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • November - Pet Diabetes Month
  • November - Wishbones for Pets Month
  • November - National Pet Awareness Month
  • November - Adopt a Senior Pet Month (
  • November 1 - National Go Cook for Your Pets Day
  • November 5-11 - National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
  • November 24 - Fur Free Friday

Photo courtesy of SXC.

December 2013

  • December 2 - National Mutts Day
  • December 15 - Cat Herders Day
  • December 20 - Underdog Day

Photo courtesy of SXC.

National Homeless Animals Day!


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