Walking Doggies

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CELEBRATE YOUR DOG FROM APRIL – JUNE: EXPLORE THESE UNIQUE HOLIDAYS FOR DOGS


If you’re looking for more chances to celebrate with your dog we have you covered!

Choose from our growing selection of fun accessories to gift your dog and celebrate the season.

Many of these dog-related holidays are fun, others are thought-provoking. All of them are an opportunity to bond with your dog.

April Month-Long Holidays

  • Canine Fitness Month (Active Dog Month)
  • National Adopt a Greyhound Month
  • National Heartworm Awareness Month
  • National Pet First Aid Awareness Month
  • National Pet Month (UK)
  • Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

April Week-Long Holidays

  • April 1–7 – International Pooper Scooper Week
  • April 1–7 – National Raw Feeding Week
  • April 11–17 – National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week
  • April 11–17 – National Dog Bite Prevention Week
  • April 17–24 – National Pet ID Week
  • April 18–24 – Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week
  • April 26–May 2 – National Scoop the Poop Week

April Special Holidays

  • April 3 – Every Day is Tag Day
  • April 4 – World Stray Animals Day
  • April 8 – National Dog Fighting Awareness Day
  • April 8 – National Catahoula Day
  • April 10 – National Hug Your Dog Day
  • April 11 – National Pet Day
  • April 11 – Celebrate Shelter Pets Day
  • April 11 – Dog Therapy Appreciation Day
  • April 18 – Pet Owners Independence Day
  • April 21 – Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
  • April 22 – National Beagle Day
  • April 23 – National Lost Dog Awareness Day
  • April 24 – World Veterinary Day
  • April 25 – National Pet Parents Day
  • April 26 – National Kids and Pets Day
  • April 27 – National Little Pampered Dog Day
  • April 28 – International Guide Dog Day
  • April 30 – Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
  • April 30 – National Therapy Animal Day

May Month-Long Holidays

  • Chip Your Pet Month
  • National Foster Care Month
  • National Pet Month
  • Lyme Disease Prevention Month
  • National Service Dog Eye Examination Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pet Sitter Safety Month
  • Responsible Animal Guardian Month

May Week-Long Holidays

  • May 2–8 – Be Kind to Animals Week
  • May 2–8 – Dog Anxiety Awareness Week
  • May 2–8 – National Pet Week
  • May 3–9 – Puppy Mill Action Week

May Special Holidays

  • May 1 – National Purebred Dog Day
  • May 2 – Mayday for Mutts
  • May 3 – National Specially-abled Pets Day
  • May 8 – National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
  • May 8 – National Dog Mom’s Day
  • May 10 – German Shepherd Day
  • May 14 – International Chihuahua Appreciation Day
  • May 20 – National Rescue Dog Day
  • May 28 – Feast Day of St. Bernard of Montjoux
  • May 30 – International Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Day

June Month-Long Holidays

  • National Foster a Pet Month
  • National Microchipping Month
  • National Pet Preparedness Month

June Week-Long Holidays

  • June 6–12 – Pet Appreciation Week
  • June 20–26 – Animal Rights Awareness Week
  • June 21–25 – Take Your Pet to Work Week

June Special Holidays

  • June 1 – International Sheltie Day
  • June 4 – International Corgi Day
  • June 8 – World Pet Memorial Day
  • June 18 – Veterinary Appreciation Day
  • June 21 – National Dog Party Day
  • June 21 – National Dachshund Day
  • June 25 – Take Your Dog to Work Day

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