Pet Holidays-March, April, May, June

Here’s a list of Pet Holidays for March, April, May, June. Celebrate with your pets and enjoy!

MARCH

Poison Prevention Month

March 3rd – Iditarod Dog Sled Race

March 5th-11th – National Pet Sitters Week

March 8th-11th – Crufts – world’s largest dog show held in Birmingham, England

March 18th-24th – National Poison Prevention Week

March 23rd – National Puppy Day – sponsored by The Animal Miracle Foundation encouraging shelter adoption

APRIL

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month – American Red Cross explains specialized pet first aid

Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month – ASPCA

April 10th – ASPCA Day

April 11th – National Pet Day – honoring our furry friends

April 18th – Pet Owners Independence Day

April 22nd – Earth Day

Third week in April – National Pet ID Week

April 26th – National Kids and Pets Day

April 27th – Hairball Awareness Day

April 28th – National Veterinary Day – World Veterinary Association always celebrates on last Saturday in April

MAY

National Pet Month

National Service Dog Eye Examination Month – sponsored by The American College of Veterinary Opthalmologists, over 200 veterinarians donate services for eye exams for service dogs in the U.S. and Canada

May 6th-12th – Be Kind to Animals Week sponsored by the American Humane Association since 1915

May 6th-12th – National Pet Week – American Veterinary Medical Association event, always the first full week in May

Second Saturday in May – Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

May 18th-20th – World Dog Show

May 20th-26th – Dog Bite Prevention Week – events by AVMA, U.S. Postal Service and the American Association of Pediatrics on how to prevent dog bites

JUNE

National Microchipping Month

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

National Zoo and Aquarium Month

June 4th – Hug Your Cat Day

First Week in June – Pet Appreciation Week

June 10th – World Pet Memorial Day

June 22nd – Take Your Dog to Work Day – sponsored by Pet Sitters International

June 22nd – Ugliest Dog Day

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