Pet Holidays & Awareness Days Around the World


15th July: National Pet Fire Safety Day (USA)

31st July: National Mutt Day (USA)


7th-13th August: International Assistance Dog Week

8th August: International Cat Day

22nd August: National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day (USA)

26th August: National Dog Day (USA)


IVAPM’s Animal Pain Awareness Month (USA)

11th September: National Pet Memorial Day (USA)

18th-24th September: National Deaf Dog Awareness Week (USA)

28th September: World Rabies Day

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American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month (USA)

1st-7th October: National Walk Your Dog Week (USA)

4th October: World Animal Day

15th October: Dog Film Festival (USA – New York City)

29th October: National Cat Day (USA)

30th October: National Black Cat Day (UK)


ASPCA’s Adopt a Senior Pet Month (USA)

Pet Cancer Awareness Month (USA)

Pet Diabetes Month (USA)

17th November: National Black Cat Day (USA)


This list is not exhaustive – we’re sure there are plenty of other pet holidays that exist!

Fri Jul 1 2016