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This calendar contains the dates for a variety of animal celebrations. Lesson plans for educators that encourage responsible pet care and promote a special day, week and month-long celebration can be found on the ASPCA website.


All month: Adopt-a-Rescued Bird Month (ASPCA)

January 6: National Bird Day

January 20th: National Penguin Awareness Day

January 22nd: National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day


All month: National Prevent a Litter Month (HSUS), Pet Dental Health Month(AVMA), Responsible Pet Owners Month

All month: Responsible Pet Owners Month

All month: Pet Dental Health Month

February 7th – 14th: Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week

February 14th: Pet Theft Awareness Day (Last Chance for Animals)

February 20th: Love Your Pet Day

February 22nd: Spay Day (Doris Day Animal Foundation)

February 23rd: International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day


All month: Adopt-a-Rescued Guinea Pig Month (ASPCA)

March 6-12: National Pet Sitters Week

March 17-19: Big White Dog Dart Tournament (benefits NWA animal welfare organizations)


All month: Animal Cruelty Prevention Month (ASPCA)

All month: National Pet Month

All month: National Pet First Aid Awareness Month (First Aid Info)

April 2nd: National Ferret Day, Tag Day (American Humane)

April 10th: ASPCA founded in 1866

April 17th-23rd: Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week (HSUS)

April 18th – 24th: National Pet ID Week

April 26th: National Kids & Pets Day


All month: Chip Your Pet Month (Home Again Pet ID)

May 1st – 7th: Be Kind to Animals Week (AHA), National Pet Week

May 3rd: National Disabled Pets Day

May 14th: Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

May 13th – 19th: National Dog Bite Prevention Week


All month: Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Month (ASPCA)

June 5th – 11th: Pet Appreciation Week

June 12th: World Pet Memorial Day

June 19th – 25th: Animal Rights Awareness Week

June 24th: Take Your Dog to Work Day


All month: Adopt a Shelter Rabbit Month, Dog House Repairs Month

July 14th: Cow Appreciation Day


August 20th: National Homeless Animal Day (International Society for Animal Rights)


All month: National Chicken Month, National Save the Tiger Month

September 11th: National Pet Memorial Day

September 18th – 24th: Farm Animal Awareness Week, National Dog Week

September 23rd: Dogs in Politics Day


All month: Adopt a Shelter dog Month (ASPCA)

All month: National Animal Safety and Protection Month (Emergency Animal Rescue Service)

October 4th: World Pets’ Day

October 6th – 12th: Animal Welfare Week (AVMA)

October 9th – 15th: National Veterinary Technician Week

October 16th: National Feral Cat Day


All month: Adopt a Senior Pet Month (ASPCA)

Adopt a Turkey Month (Farm Sanctuary)

November 6th – 12th: National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week (HSUS)


All month: Hold a fundraising sale for your local animal shelter for the holidays!

December 10th and 11th: NWA Kennel Club Show



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