June Pet Happenings

Observed All Month

National Pet Preparedness Month

National Micro-Chipping Month

National Foster a Pet Month

Observed for the Week

June 5 – 11:  National Pet Appreciation Week (Starts on the First Sunday in June)

June 13 – 20:  Animal Rights Awareness Week

June 20 – 24:  Take Your Pet to Work Week

Here’s what we learned about TYDTWW:  The Dogs of Amazon,

Special Days

June 4:  International Corgi Day

June 5:  National Cancer Survivors Day (Observed annually, on the First Sunday in June)

June 7:  National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Cup and Cone – Image by Davgood Kirshot from Pixabay  

June 8:  National Best Friends Day

June 9:  World Pet Memorial Day

June 19:  Father’s Day (Always falls on the third Sunday in June)

June 19:  Juneteenth (Juneteenth is short for June 19th.  This Federal holiday honors the end of slavery in 1865 –2½ years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed.) 

June 21:  Dog Party Day

June 21:  National Indigenous People’s Day

Black and White Photo of Native American Monument – Image by Brigitte Werner from Pixabay  

June 24:  Take Your Dog To Work Day (Celebrated annually on the Friday following Father’s Day)

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Resources: 

Belton Veterinary Clinic, https://www.beltonvetclinic.com/services/cats-dogs/blog/world-pet-memorial-day

Life Learn Animal Health, https://www.lifelearn.com/2021/12/08/the-complete-list-of-2022-pet-holidays/ 

Pet Sitters International, https://www.petsit.com/2022-pet-holidays-and-observances

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