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June 2021 Pet Awareness Days

Awareness of the Month National Foster a Pet Month National Pet Preparedness Month National Microchipping Month Awareness Weeks June 6–12:  Pet Appreciation Week (first week in June) June 13–19:  Animal Rights Awareness Week (third week in June) June 21–25:  Take Your Pet to Work Week® Awareness Days June 8:  Best Friends Day June 8:  World …

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May 2021 Pet Awareness Days

Awareness of the Month National Pet Month Responsible Animal Guardian Month Pet Cancer Awareness Month Chip Your Pet Month National Service Animal Eye Exam Month Awareness Weeks May 2–8:  American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week (first full week of May) May 2–8:  Dog Anxiety Awareness Week May 2–8:  National Pet Week (first full week …

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February 2021 Pet Awareness Days

Awareness of the Month Pet Dental Health Month Dog Training Education Month Responsible Pet Owners Month Spay/Neuter Awareness Month (AKA Beat the Heat Month) Awareness Days February 3:  Doggie Date Night February 3:  National Golden Retriever Day February 14:  Pet Theft Awareness Day February 14:  Valentine’s Day February 20:  Love Your Pet Day February 22:  …

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Walk Your Dog Month

January is Walk Your Dog month.  Wikipedia says “Dog walking is the act of a person walking with a dog, typically from the dog’s residence and then returning.  Leashes are commonly used for this.  Both owners and pets receive many benefits, including exercise and companionship.”  Walk Your Dog month is mainly observed in the United States, …

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December – Important Pet Dates

Month-Long Activities Safe Toys and Gifts Month Daily Activities December 2:  National Mutt Day (also on July 31) December 24:  Christmas Eve December 25:  Christmas Day December 30:  Bacon Day December 31:  New Year’s Eve sk.

October – Important Pet Dates

Month-Long Activities National Animal Safety and Protection Month Adopt a Shelter Dog Month National Pet Wellness Month Daily Activities October 1:  National Fire Pup Day October 1:  National Black Dog Day October 1-6:  National Walk Your Dog Week October 4:  World Animal Day October 4:  World Pet Day October 4-10:  Animal Welfare Week October 14:  …

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