January

January

New Year's Day (1/1)
Happy Mew Year (1/1)
National Alaskan Malamute Day (1/7)
National Labrador Retriever Day (1/8)
National Australian Shepherd Day (1/9)
National French Bulldog Day (1/13)
National Dress Up Your Pet Day (1/14)
National American Eskimo Dog Day (1/15)
National Boxer Day (1/17)
Answer Your Cat's Questions Day (1/22)
National Yorkshire Terrier Day (1/22)
Change a Pet’s Life Day (1/24)
February

February

Responsible Pet Owners Month
Veterinary Assistant Appreciation Week (2/13-2/17)
National Boston Terrier Day (2/19)
Love Your Pet Day (2/20)
Walking the Dog Day (2/22)
National Dog Biscuit Day (2/23)
March

March

K-9 Veterans Day (3/13)
Respect Your Cat Day (3/28)
April

April

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
National Siamese Cat Day (4/6)
National Hug Your Dog Day (4/10)
Dog Parent Appreciation Day (4/19)
Bulldogs are Beautiful Day (4/21)
Beagle Day (4/22)
National Little Pampered Dog Day (4/27)
World Veterinary Day (Last Saturday in April)
Adopt a Shelter Pet Day (4/30)
National Therapy Animal Day (4/30)
May

May

National Pet Month
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
National Purebred Dog Day (5/1)
National Pet Week (First full week of May starting on a Sunday)
National Dog Mom’s Day (Second Saturday in May)
Mother’s Day (Second Sunday in May)
International Chihuahua Appreciation Day (5/14)
National Rescue Dog Day (5/20)
World Dog Day (5/20)
June

June

Pet Appreciation Week (First week in June)
International Sheltie Day (6/1)
International Corgi Day (6/4)
Hug Your Cat Day (6/4)
World Pet Memorial Day (Second Tuesday in June)
Take Your Dog to Work Day (6/21)
Cat World Domination Day (6/24)
July

July

All-American Pet Photo Day (7/11)
National Pet Fire Safety Day (7/15)
August

August

DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs (8/1)
Give a Dog a Bone Week (First full week of August)
International Cat Day (8/8)
Spoil Your Dog Day (8/10)
Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day (8/28)
September

September

National Service Dog Month
Ginger Cat Appreciation Day (9/1)
National Hug Your Hound Day (Second Sunday in September)
National Pet Memorial Day (Second Sunday in September)
Responsible Dog Ownership Day (Third Saturday in September)
October

October

Adopt-A-Dog Month
National Pitbull Awareness Month
National Walk Your Dog Day (10/1)
National Black Dog Day (10/1)
National Pet Obesity Awareness Day (First Wednesday in October)
Global Cat Day (10/16)
National Black Cat Day (10/27)
National Cat Day (10/29)
Halloween (10/31)
November

November

Adopt a Senior Pet Month
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week (First full week of November)
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day (11/7)
December

December

National Cat Lovers' Month
National Mutt Day (12/2)
International Day of Veterinary Medicine (12/9)
Christmas Day (12/25)
Hanukkah (12/25 - 1/2)
New Year's Eve (12/31)