Pet Holidays for September 2019

Pet Holidays for September 2019

  • Guide / Service Dogs Month
  • National Pet Insurance Month
  • Animal Pain Awareness Month
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Month
  • Pet Sitter Education Month
  • National Disaster Preparedness Month. (Led by FEMA’s ReadyCampaign, Citizen Corps and The Advertising Council, this effort encourages individuals, families, businesses and communities to work together and take action to prepare for emergencies. Visit Ready.gov)
  • September 8: National Pet Memorial Day (Established by the International Association of Pet Cemeteries (IAPC). Second Sunday in September)
  • September 8: National Hug Your Hound Day (Second Sunday in September)
  • September 13, 2019: Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day. A day dedicated to the issue of pet birth defects, including information on identification, prevention and treatment. (Sponsored by MBJungle)
  • September 16–22: Adopt a Less-Adoptable Week (Starts on the Third Monday in September)
  • September 21: Puppy Mill Awareness Day (Third Saturday in September)
  • September 21: Responsible Dog Ownership Day (Third Saturday in September)
  • September 22–28: National Deaf Dog Awareness Week (Last full week in September)
  • September 23: Dogs in Politics Day (also known as Checkers Day Recognizing the dogs of politicians)
  • September 26: Remember Me Thursday® Remember Me Thursday® is an international social media awareness day that brings attention to the millions of adoptable pets waiting in shelters and remembers those pets who never got a second chance.  Share your rescue pet using #RememberMeThursday.
  • September 28: World’s Largest Pet Walk – Second Annual event (Sponsored by Pet Partners)
  • September 28: World Rabies Day (Sponsored by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control)

September 28th 2019 will be the 13th World Rabies Day, and this year’s theme focuses on vaccination, Rabies: Vaccinate to Eliminate

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