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Daily Fun & Noteworthy Holidays relating to Animals & Pets

The daily holidays listed here are fun, silly, weird and wacky, and they are also days for remembrance, to support a cause or to celebrate something in our society. These observances 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 daily holidays and celebrate!
Day
Pet Travel January 2 Pet Travel Safety Day
Bird Day January 5 Bird Day
Dress Up Your Pet Day January 14 Dress Up Your Pet Day
Penguins January 20 Penguin Awareness 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
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 15 World Whale Day
February 15 World Pangolin Day
Love Your Pet Day February 20 Love Your Pet Day
Cat Day February 22 Cat Day
February 22 Wildlife Conservationists Day
Walking the Dog Day February 22 Walking the Dog Day
Dog Biscuit Day February 23 Dog Biscuit Day
Polar Bear Day February 27 Polar Bear Day
Pig Day March 1 Pig Day
World Horse Day March 1 World Horse 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
Panda Day March 16 Panda Day
Manatee Appreciation Day March 25 Manatee Appreciation Day
Ferret Day April 2 Ferret Day
Siamese Cat Day April 6 Siamese Cat 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
Farm Animals Day April 10 Farm Animals Day
Pet Day April 11 Pet Day
Dolphin Day April 14 Dolphin Day
Bat Appreciation Day April 17 Bat Appreciation Day
World Circus Day April 18 World Circus Day
Cat at the vet April 25 World Veterinary Day
World Penguin Day April 25 World Penguin Day
Audubon Day April 26 Audubon Day
Guide Dog Day April 29 Guide Dog Day
Adopt a Shelter Pet Day April 30 Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
Animal Advocacy Day April 30 Animal Advocacy Day
Save the Rhino Day May 1 Save the Rhino Day
World Tuna Day May 2 World Tuna Day
National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day May 8 Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
World Migratory Bird Day May 11 World Migratory Bird Day
Frog Jumping Day May 13 Frog Jumping Day
Endangered Species Day May 17 Endangered Species Day
World Bee Day May 20 World Bee Day
Sea Turtle May 23 World Turtle Day
Dinosaur Day June 1 Dinosaur Day
Black Bear Day June 1 Black Bear Day
June Bug Day June 7 June Bug Day
Dog Memorial June 12 Pet Memorial Day
Nature Photography Day June 15 Nature Photography Day
Dog at Work June 21 Take Your Dog to Work Day
Pink Flamingo Day June 23 Pink Flamingo Day
Cow Appreciation Day July 9 Cow Appreciation Day
July 10 Don't Step on a Bee Day
Sharks July 14 Shark Awareness Day
July 15 I Love Horses Day
pet July 15 Pet Fire Safety Day
World Snake Day July 16 World Snake Day
Puppy July 21 No Pet Store Puppies Day
International Tiger Day July 29 International Tiger Day
July 31 Mutt Day
World Cat Day August 8 International Cat Day
Spoil Your Dog Day August 10 Spoil Your Dog Day
World Lion Day August 10 World Lion Day
elephant August 12 World Elephant Day
World Lizard Day August 14 World Lizard Day
black cat August 17 Black Cat Appreciation Day
World Honey Bee Day August 17 World Honey Bee Day
World Orangutan Day August 19 World Orangutan Day
World Mosquito Day August 20 World Mosquito Day
cat at the vet August 22 Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
Dog Day August 26 Dog Day
Bats August 27 International Bat Night
Whale Shark August 30 International Whale Shark Day
Hummingbird Day September 7 Hummingbird Day
Vulture Awareness Day September 7 Vulture Awareness Day
International Red Panda Day September 21 International Red Panda Day
Puppy Mill Awareness Day September 21 Puppy Mill Awareness Day
September 21 Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Elephant Appreciation Day September 22 Elephant Appreciation Day
Shamu the Whale Day September 26 Shamu the Whale Day
Save The Koala Day September 27 Save The Koala Day
Rabbit September 28 International Rabbit Day
September 28 World Rabies Day
October 1 Fire Pup Day
Octopus October 8 World Octopus Day
Pet Obesity Awareness Day October 9 Pet Obesity Awareness Day
Fossil Day October 16 Fossil Day
International Sloth Day October 20 International Sloth Day
Reptile Day October 21 Reptile Day
Mole Day October 23 Mole Day
pit bull awareness day October 28 Pit Bull Awareness Day
National Cook For Your Pets Day November 1 National Cook For Your Pets Day
Bison Day November 2 Bison Day
November 15 Steve Irwin Day
Fur Free Friday November 29 Fur Free Friday
December 10 Animal Rights Day
Monkeys December 14 Monkey Day
Family at the zoo December 27 Visit the Zoo Day