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April Pet Happenings

Here are Dog Events in April. Observed All Month Active Dog Month / Canine Fitness Month National Adopt a Greyhound Month National Heartworm Awareness Month National Pet First Aid Month Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month Observed for the Week April 1 – 7:  International Pooper Scooper Week, (Observed …

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How’s Your Health?

Man’s Best Friend We always hear that phrase in connection with our furry friends, but by the way, just for the record, I’m gonna go out on a limb and declare that dogs are Woman’s Best Friends, too.  O.K., that’s settled.  What does a “best friend” do for you?  What can you do with a …

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March Happenings

Observed All Month Poison Prevention Awareness Month Women’s History Month Observed for the Week March 6 – 12:  Professional Pet Sitters Week (Observed First Full week in March) March 20 – 26:  National Poison Prevention Week Special Days March 1:  Mardi Gras March 2: Ash Wednesday, Lent Begins March 3:  If Pets Had Thumbs Day …

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National Dog Biscuit Day

Origin of the Special Day Did you know that February 23 is National Dog Biscuit Day?  Until recently, neither did I!  I’ve seen references to National Dog Biscuit Day, International Dog Biscuit Day, National Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, as well as other variations, but, to tell you the truth, it doesn’t seem like anyone actually …

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Mrs. Robinson

No, Not THAT Mrs. Robinson  When I woke up this morning, I was thinking about my friend, Mrs. Robinson.  She was my friend’s mother, but we became close friends.  Mrs. Robinson was both a very cool lady with a great sense of humor and kind of a curmudgeon.  She was probably a contemporary of my …

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February Happenings

Observed All Month American Heart Month Black History Month Dog Training Education Month National Prevent A Litter Month Responsible Pet Owners Month Library Lovers’ Month Spay/Neuter Awareness Month (Humane Society of the United States) Pet Dental Health Month Observed for the Week February 7-14:  Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week February 7-14:  Have a Heart for …

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What Is National CBD Month?

WHAT??  O.K., so your first question is, “WHAT is National CBD Month?”  Followed by:  “And WHY do we celebrate it?”  Right?  O.K., let’s talk.  A New Period of Awareness  You may never have heard of National CBD Month, because it has only been in existence since 2020.  It was founded by cbdMD in recognition of …

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Unchain A Dog Month

January Is Unchain a Dog Month  Isn’t it ridiculous to realize that in 2022, the entire month of January should be dedicated to the idea of unchaining a dog? Confined, Restricted and Trapped When I was researching this post, I saw this question:  “Do dogs like being on a chain?”  ISN’T THAT THE MOST RIDICULOUS …

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