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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!!

work like a dog day

August 1-7: National Feeding Pets of the Homeless

August 6-12: International Assistance Dog Week

August 5: Work Like a Dog 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 19: International Homeless Animals’ Day®

August 26: National Dog Day

Monthly Observances

August 1-31: Clear The Shelters Day

National Pet Immunization Awareness Month


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