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Daily Fun & Awareness Holidays relating to Animals & Pets

Who doesn't love their pets? Pet holidays are a fun way to share the love. The daily holidays listed here are fun, silly, weird and wacky, lovable and notable to raise awareness for pet causes. These Pet Holidays are typically not official by any state or government, most originate by organizations, groups, and well, we don't know where some of them got their start! So have fun, explore the pet holidays and celebrate with your pet!
Happy Mew Year for Cats Day January 2 Happy Mew Year for Cats Day
Pet Travel January 2 Pet Travel Safety Day
Bird Day January 5 Bird Day
Save the Eagles Day January 10 Save the Eagles Day
Dress Up Your Pet Day January 14 Dress Up Your Pet Day
Penguins January 20 Penguin Awareness Day
Hug Your Puppy Day January 21 Hug Your Puppy Day
Squirrel Appreciation Day January 21 Squirrel Appreciation Day
Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day January 22 Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day
Seeing Eye Dog Day January 29 Seeing Eye Dog Day
Serpent Day February 1 Serpent Day
Groundhog Day February 2 Groundhog Day
Hedgehog Day February 2 Hedgehog Day
Sled Dog Day February 2 Sled Dog Day
Western Monarch Day February 5 Western Monarch Day
Hippo Day February 15 Hippo Day
World Whale Day February 19 World Whale Day
World Pangolin Day February 20 World Pangolin Day
Love Your Pet Day February 20 Love Your Pet Day
Cat Day February 22 Cat Day
Wildlife Conservationists Day February 22 Wildlife Conservationists Day
Walking the Dog Day February 22 Walking the Dog Day
Dog Biscuit Day February 23 Dog Biscuit Day
World Spay Day February 25 World Spay Day
Polar Bear Day February 27 Polar Bear Day
World Horse Day March 1 World Horse Day
Pig Day March 1 Pig Day
International Rescue Cat Day March 2 International Rescue Cat Day
World Wildlife Day March 3 World Wildlife Day
K-9 police March 13 K-9 Veterans Day
Learn About Butterflies Day March 14 Learn About Butterflies Day
Moth-er Day March 14 Moth-er Day
Day of Action for the Seals March 15 Day of Action for the Seals
Panda Day March 16 Panda Day
Curlew Day March 16 Curlew Day
Save the Florida Panther Day March 19 Save the Florida Panther Day
Buzzard Day March 20 Buzzard Day
World Sparrow Day March 20 World Sparrow Day
Day of the Seal March 22 Day of the Seal
Cuddly Kitten Day March 23 Cuddly Kitten Day
Puppy Day March 23 Puppy Day
Respect Your Cat Day March 28 Respect Your Cat Day
Manatee Appreciation Day March 30 Manatee Appreciation Day
Ferret Day April 2 Ferret Day
World Rat Day April 4 World Rat Day
Siamese Cat Day April 6 Siamese Cat Day
Beaver Day April 7 Beaver Day
Kid at the zoo April 8 Zoo Lover's Day
Draw a Picture of a Bird Day April 8 Draw a Picture of a Bird Day
Dog Fighting Awareness Day April 8 Dog Fighting Awareness Day
Catch and Release Day April 9 Catch and Release Day
Gopher Tortoise Day April 10 Gopher Tortoise Day
Farm Animals Day April 10 Farm Animals Day
Pet Day April 11 Pet Day
Dolphin Day April 14 Dolphin Day
Save the Elephant Day April 16 Save the Elephant Day
Bat Appreciation Day April 17 Bat Appreciation Day
World Circus Day April 17 World Circus Day
Pet Owners Independence Day April 18 Pet Owners Independence Day
Welsh Corgi Dog Day April 21 Welsh Corgi Dog Day
Bulldogs are Beautiful Day April 21 Bulldogs are Beautiful Day
Lost Dog Awareness Day April 23 Lost Dog Awareness Day
World Day For Animals In Laboratories April 24 World Day For Animals In Laboratories
Pet Parent's Day April 24 Pet Parent's Day
World Penguin Day April 25 World Penguin Day
Pet CPR Day April 25 Pet CPR Day
Kids and Pets Day April 26 Kids and Pets Day
Help a Horse Day April 26 Help a Horse Day
Audubon Day April 26 Audubon Day
World Tapir Day April 27 World Tapir Day
Little Pampered Dog Day April 27 Little Pampered Dog Day
Matanzas Mule Day April 27 Matanzas Mule Day
Guide Dog Day April 27 Guide Dog Day
Go Birding Day April 29 Go Birding Day
Save the Frogs Day April 29 Save the Frogs Day
Cat at the vet April 29 World Veterinary Day
Tabby Cat Day April 30 Tabby Cat Day
Therapy Animal Day April 30 Therapy Animal Day
Adopt a Shelter Pet Day April 30 Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
Animal Advocacy Day April 30 Animal Advocacy Day
World Migratory Bird Day World Migratory Bird Day
Save the Rhino Day May 1 Save the Rhino Day
Purebred Dog Day May 1 Purebred Dog Day
World Tuna Day May 2 World Tuna Day
Specially Abled Pets Day May 3 Specially Abled Pets Day
Respect for Chickens Day May 4 Respect for Chickens Day
Start Seeing Monarchs Day May 7 Start Seeing Monarchs Day
Dog Mom's Day May 7 Dog Mom's Day
Doodle Dog Day May 7 Doodle Dog Day
National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day May 8 Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
Hamster Day May 10 Hamster Day
Frog Jumping Day May 13 Frog Jumping Day
Fintastic Friday May 13 Fintastic Friday
Sea Monkey Day May 16 Sea Monkey Day
Endangered Species Day May 20 Endangered Species Day
World Bee Day May 20 World Bee Day
Rescue Dog Day May 20 Rescue Dog Day
Sea Turtle May 23 World Turtle Day
World Otter Day May 25 World Otter Day
Dinosaur Day June 1 Dinosaur Day
Black Bear Day June 4 Black Bear Day
Hug Your Cat Day June 4 Hug Your Cat Day
Turtle Races Day June 4 Turtle Races Day
National Animal Rights Day (NARD) June 5 National Animal Rights Day (NARD)
June Bug Day June 7 June Bug Day
Young Eagles Day June 11 Young Eagles Day
Missing Mutts Awareness Day June 11 Missing Mutts Awareness Day
Dog Memorial June 12 Pet Memorial Day
Nature Photography Day June 15 Nature Photography Day
Ugliest Dog Day June 17 Ugliest Dog Day
World Giraffe Day June 21 World Giraffe Day
Pink Flamingo Day June 23 Pink Flamingo Day
Take your Dog to Work Day June 24 Take Your Dog to Work Day
Don't Step on a Bee Day July 10 Don't Step on a Bee Day
Cow Appreciation Day July 12 Cow Appreciation Day
Shark Awareness Day July 14 Shark Awareness Day
I Love Horses Day July 15 I Love Horses Day
pet fire safety day July 15 Pet Fire Safety Day
World Snake Day July 16 World Snake Day
Guinea Pig Appreciation Day July 16 Guinea Pig Appreciation Day
No Pet Store Puppies Day July 21 No Pet Store Puppies Day
International Tiger Day July 29 International Tiger Day
Mutt Day July 31 Mutt Day
World Cat Day August 8 International Cat Day
World Lion Day August 10 World Lion Day
Spoil Your Dog Day August 10 Spoil Your Dog Day
elephant August 12 World Elephant Day
World Lizard Day August 14 World Lizard Day
black cat appreciation day August 17 Black Cat Appreciation Day
World Orangutan Day August 19 World Orangutan Day
Homeless Animals Day August 20 Homeless Animals Day
World Mosquito Day August 20 World Mosquito Day
World Honey Bee Day August 20 World Honey Bee Day
cat at the vet August 22 Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
Dog Day August 26 Dog Day
Bat Night August 27 International Bat Night
Holistic Pet Day August 30 Holistic Pet Day
Whale Shark August 30 International Whale Shark Day
Japan Dolphins Day September 1 Japan Dolphins Day
Hummingbird Day September 3 Hummingbird Day
Vulture Awareness Day September 3 Vulture Awareness Day
Puppy Mill Awareness Day September 17 Puppy Mill Awareness Day
International Red Panda Day September 18 International Red Panda Day
Responsible Dog Ownership Day September 18 Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Elephant Appreciation Day September 22 Elephant Appreciation Day
Save The Koala Day September 24 Save The Koala Day
Rabbit September 25 International Rabbit Day
Shamu the Whale Day September 26 Shamu the Whale Day
World Rabies Day September 28 World Rabies Day
International Raccoon Appreciation Day October 1 International Raccoon Appreciation Day
Fire Pup Day October 1 Fire Pup Day
World Animal Day October 4 World Animal Day
Octopus day October 8 World Octopus Day
Pet Obesity Awareness Day October 12 Pet Obesity Awareness Day
Fossil Day October 13 Fossil Day
Feral Cat Day October 16 Feral Cat Day
International Sloth Day October 20 International Sloth Day
Reptile Day October 21 Reptile Day
pit bull awareness day October 22 Pit Bull Awareness Day
Mole Day October 23 Mole Day
Black Cat Day October 27 Black Cat Day
National Cook For Your Pets Day November 1 Cook For Your Pets Day
Bison Day November 5 Bison Day
November 15 Steve Irwin Day
Fur Free Friday November 25 Fur Free Friday
Animal Rights Day December 10 Animal Rights Day
Scottish Fold Cats December 13 Scottish Fold Cat Day
Monkey Day December 14 Monkey Day
Visit the zoo day December 27 Visit the Zoo Day