Walking Doggies

A lifestyle magazine celebrating the dogs we love

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CELEBRATE

CELEBRATE YOUR DOG FROM OCTOBER – DECEMBER: HOLIDAYS ARE A GREAT TIME TO BOND


The holidays are here and it’s time to pay it forward.

No matter where you live there are shelters and rescue organizations filled with wonderful dogs who desperately need a home and a family. Visit our adoption pages to find one of your own and help me fulfill Murphy’s Mission.

If you’ve ever thought of adopting a homeless dog, now’s the time to do it.  Open your heart and your home to to a dog without a family this holiday season. Save a life and bring unconditional love into your home.

October Month-Long Holidays

October Week-Long Holidays

  • October 1–7 – National Walk Your Dog Week; Animal Welfare Week
  • October 3–9 – Animal Welfare Week
  • October 17–23 – National Veterinary Technician Week

October Special Holidays

  • October 1 – National Fire Pup Day
  • October 1 – National Black Dog Day
  • October 2 – Poodle Day
  • October 4 – World Animal Day
  • October 4 – World Pets Day
  • October 13 – Pet Obesity Awareness Day
  • October 17 – National Fetch Day
  • October 21 – National Pets for Veterans Day
  • October 28 – Plush Animal Lovers’ Day (perfect day to buy your pet a new squeaky toy)
  • October 30 – National Pit Bull Awareness Day

November Month-Long Holidays

  • Adopt a Senior Pet Month
  • National Senior Pet Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month (AVMA)
  • Pet Diabetes Month

November Week-Long Holidays

  • November 7–13 – National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

November Special Holidays

  • November 1 – National Cook for Your Pets Day
  • November 1 – National Pet Groomer Appreciation Day
  • November 7 – National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
  • November 16 – National Slobber Appreciation Day
  • November 20 – National Adoption Day

December Special Holidays

  • December 2 – National Mutt Day (again)
  • December 5 – Celebrate Shelter Pets Day
  • December 9 – International Day of Veterinary Medicine