AUGUST PET CALENDAR
Celebrate these holidays with your pets. Take some of the more “human-centric” holidays and see if you can spin them into a way to celebrate with your pets. Share your creativity with us on our Facebook page!
Share your holiday story with us. If you’re a blogger, contact us (and please put Pet Calendar in the subject line) if you have a pet holiday story you would like us to link to. We have added a few quirky holidays (where you see “Story Idea” below) to give you some ideas.
Weekly & Daily Holidays
August 1: DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs. The North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, declared August 1 as a birthday for all the shelter animals whose birthdays are unknown. Happy DOGust!!
August 5: Work Like a Dog Day
August 1-7: National Feeding Pets of the Homeless
August 1-8: International Assistance Dog Week
August 8: International Cat Day
August 15: National Check the Chip Day. AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) joined together to create “Check the Chip Day.”
August 16: National Homeless Animal Day
August 17: Clear The Shelters Day
August 17: National Black Cat Appreciation Day
August 19: International Homeless Animals’ Day®
August 22: National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
August 26: National Dog Day
August 28: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
August 30: National Holistic Pet Day
National Pet Immunization Awareness Month