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April 2020 Pet Holidays

April Pet Holidays   Month-Long Celebrations Heartworm Awareness Month National Adopt a Greyhound Month National Pet First Aid Month Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month Active Dog Month Daily Holidays April 1-7:  National Raw Feeding Week April 1:  April Fool’s Day April 7-13:  National Dog Bite Prevention Week April …

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March 2020 Pet Holidays

March Pet Holidays   Month-Long Celebrations Poison Prevention Awareness Month Daily Holidays March 1-8:  Professional Pet Sitters Week March 13:  K9 Veterans Day March 23:  National Puppy Day March 30:  Take a Walk in the Park Day

February 2020 Pet Holidays

February Pet Holidays   Month-Long Celebrations Pet Dental Health Month Dog Training Education Month National Cat Health Month Responsible Pet Owners Month Daily Holidays February 3:  National Golden Retriever Day February 10-11:  Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 14:  Valentine’s Day February 20:  Love Your Pet Day February 22:  National Walk Your Dog Day February …

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January 2020 Pet Holidays

January Pet Holidays Month-Long Celebrations Walk Your Pet Month National Train Your Dog Month Unchain a Dog Month Daily Holidays January 2:  National Pet Travel Safety Day January 14:  National Dress Up Your Pet Day January 24:  Change A Pet’s Life Day January 29:  Seeing-Eye Guide Dog Anniversary

Bulldog accompanying Lab carrying a basket of vegetables

Important Pet Dates – November 2019

Important Pet Days for November 2019 Adopt a Senior Pet Month (https://secure.ASPCA.org) National Pet Awareness Month National Senior Pet Month Pet Diabetes Month (https://usa.petdiabetesmonth.com/) Pet Cancer Awareness Month (AVMA) (Sponsored by Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) and the Animal Cancer Foundation) (https://petcancerawareness.org) November 1, 2019:  National Cook for Your Pets Day (by The Humane Society of …

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Working Dog

The Dogs of Amazon

Amazon has gone to the Dogs! Although Amazon started in 1995 as “a tiny online bookseller” with 11 employees, today it hires over 600,000 people and does “practically everything.”  (“Amazon’s Wild 24-Year Ride, From 11 Employees to 600,000-Plus,” by Harry McCracken (Fast Company), April 11, 2019 (https://www.fastcompany.com/90331689/amazons-wild-24-year-ride-from-11-employees-to-600000-plus.)) The Seattle, Washington, organization focuses on e-commerce, cloud …

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Bath Time!

Spiffy Makeovers

My last post left me feeling kind of down, so I’m really happy to have found this report, by Kelli Bender, for People, about some Denver shelter pooches who got makeovers! This is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and . . .  No!  Wait.  Here’s what Kelli wrote: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/shelter-dogs-treated-spiffy-makeovers-203639196.html That article was from Kelli …

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