Walking Doggies

Joy Is a Walk In Nature With a Dog By Your Side



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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