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    Dog Monthly and Daily Holidays

    Celebrate your dog every day and every way but especially on these fun dog national holidays. Don’t see a dog holiday here? Just email us at and we will add it to the list!

    JANUARY dog holidays

    Walk Your Pet Month

    Train Your Dog Month

    January 1: New Year’s Day

    January 2: National Pet Travel Safety Day

    January 14: National Dress Up Your Pet Day

    January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    FEBRUARY dog holidays

    ©Melissa L Kauffman

    Pet Dental Health Month

    Unchain a Dog Month

    Dog Training Education Month

    Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

    Responsible Pet Owners Month

    Superbowl Sunday

    Karma celebrates her team, the Kansas City Chiefs. ©Teresa Hu

    Date changes every year, but checkout the annual Puppy Bowl event, which you can find details at’s February event listing.

    February 3: National Golden Retriever Day

    February 14: Valentine’s Day

    Try this Doggie DIY project for Valentine’s Day.

    February 14: Pet Theft Awareness Day

    February 20: Love Your Pet Day

    February 22: National Walk Your Dog Day

    February 23: National Dog Biscuit Day

    MARCH dog holidays

    Who does’t love puppies? Celebrate National Puppy Day every March. Liberty Belle, Cirneco Dell Etna puppy. ©Melissa L Kauffman

    Poison Prevention Awareness Month

    Professional Pet Sitters Weed (first full week in March)

    March 13: K9 Veteran’s Day

    March 23: National Puppy Day

    APRIL dog holidays

    Don’t forget to celebrate Easter with your dogs every year. ©Melissa L Kauffman

    National Heartworm Awareness Month

    National Adopt a Greyhound Month

    Pet First Aid Awareness

    Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

    April 8: Dog Fighting Awareness Day

    April 10: National Hug Your Dog Day

    April 11: National Pet Day

    April 21: Bulldogs are Beautiful Day

    April 23: National Lost Dog Awareness Day

    April 25: International Guide Dog Day

    April 30: National Therapy Animal Day

    MAY dog holidays

    Chip Your Pet Month

    Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

    National Pet Month Day

    May 3: National Specially-abled Pets Day

    May 11: National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

    May 14: International Chihuahua Appreciation Day

    May 30: Memorial Day

    JUNE dog holidays

    June 9: World Pet Memorial Day

    June 21: Take Your Dog to Work Day

    JULY dog holidays

    Bational Pet Hydration Awareness Month

    National Lost Pet Prevention Month

    July 1: ID Your Pet Day

    July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day

    July 31: National Mutt Day

    AUGUST dog holidays

    August 1: DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs

    Augist 10: Spoil Your Dog Day

    August 15: National Check the Chip Day

    August 17: International Homeless Animals Day

    August 26: National Dog Day

    August 28: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

    August 30: National Holistic Pet Day

    SEPTEMBER dog holidays

    National Service Dog Month

    Responsible Dog Ownership Month

    September 8: National Hug Your Hound Day

    September 21: Responsible Dog Ownership Day

    September 23: Dogs in Politics Day

    September 28: World Rabies Day

    OCTOBER dog holidays

    ©Melissa L Kauffman

    Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Mont

    Pit Bull Awareness Month

    National Pet Wellness Month

    October 1: National Fire Pup Day/ National Black Dog Day

    October 10: Pet Obesity Awareness Day

    October 26: National Pit Bull Awareness Day

    NOVEMBER dog holidays

    Tampa and Justice celebrate Thanksgiving. ©Melissa L Kauffman

    Adopt-a-Senior Pet Month

    National Senior Pet Month

    National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

    National Pet Diabetes Month

    Epilepsy Awareness Month

    November 7: National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day

    DECEMBER dog holidays

    Tampa Bay and Justice love to celebrate Christmas. ©The Machine Photography

    December 2: National Mutt Day

    December 25: Christmas

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