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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!
Day
Pet Travel January 2 Pet Travel Safety Day
Happy Mew Year for Cats Day January 2 Happy Mew Year for Cats 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
Sled Dog Day February 2 Sled Dog Day
Groundhog Day February 2 Groundhog Day
Hedgehog Day February 2 Hedgehog Day
Western Monarch Day February 5 Western Monarch Day
Hippo Day February 15 Hippo Day
World Whale Day February 15 World Whale Day
World Pangolin Day February 15 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
Pig Day March 1 Pig Day
World Horse Day March 1 World Horse 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
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
March 16 Curlew Day
World Sparrow Day March 20 World Sparrow Day
March 21 Save the Florida Panther Day
March 22 Day of the Seal
March 22 Buzzard Day
Cuddly Kitten Day March 23 Cuddly Kitten Day
Puppy Day March 23 Puppy Day
Manatee Appreciation Day March 25 Manatee Appreciation Day
Respect Your Cat Day March 28 Respect Your Cat 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
Farm Animals Day April 10 Farm Animals Day
Pet Day April 11 Pet Day
Catch and Release Day April 11 Catch and Release 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
Pet Owners Independence Day April 18 Pet Owners Independence Day
World Circus Day April 18 World Circus Day
Bulldogs are Beautiful Day April 21 Bulldogs are Beautiful Day
Lost Dog Awareness Day April 23 Lost Dog Awareness Day
April 24 World Day For Animals In Laboratories
Go Birding Day April 25 Go Birding Day
Save the Frogs Day April 25 Save the Frogs Day
Cat at the vet April 25 World Veterinary Day
World Penguin Day April 25 World Penguin Day
Pet CPR Day April 25 Pet CPR Day
Pet Parent's Day April 26 Pet Parent's 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 29 Guide Dog Day
Adopt a Shelter Pet Day April 30 Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
Animal Advocacy Day April 30 Animal Advocacy Day
Purebred Dog Day May 1 Purebred Dog Day
Save the Rhino Day May 1 Save the Rhino Day
Doodle Dog Day May 2 Doodle Dog Day
Start Seeing Monarchs Day May 2 Start Seeing Monarchs Day
World Tuna Day May 2 World Tuna Day
May 3 Specially Abled Pets Day
May 4 Respect for Chickens Day
National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day May 8 Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
May 8 Fintastic Friday
Dog Mom's Day May 9 Dog Mom's Day
World Migratory Bird Day May 9 World Migratory Bird Day
May 10 Hamster Day
Frog Jumping Day May 13 Frog Jumping Day
Endangered Species Day May 15 Endangered Species Day
May 16 Sea Monkey Day
World Bee Day May 20 World Bee Day
Rescue Dog Day May 20 Rescue Dog Day
Sea Turtle May 23 World Turtle Day
May 27 World Otter Day
Dinosaur Day June 1 Dinosaur Day
Black Bear Day June 1 Black Bear Day
Hug Your Cat Day June 4 Hug Your Cat Day
Turtle Races Day June 6 Turtle Races Day
June Bug Day June 7 June Bug Day
June 7 National Animal Rights Day (NARD)
Dog Memorial June 12 Pet Memorial Day
June 13 Young Eagles Day
June 13 Missing Mutts Awareness Day
Nature Photography Day June 15 Nature Photography Day
Ugliest Dog Day June 19 Ugliest Dog Day
World Giraffe Day June 21 World Giraffe Day
Pink Flamingo Day June 23 Pink Flamingo Day
Dog at Work Day June 26 Take Your Dog to Work Day
Cow Appreciation Day July 9 Cow Appreciation Day
Don't Step on a Bee 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
July 16 Guinea Pig Appreciation 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
World Honey Bee Day August 15 World Honey Bee Day
August 15 Homeless Animals Day
black cat August 17 Black Cat Appreciation 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
August 30 Holistic Pet Day
Whale Shark August 30 International Whale Shark Day
September 1 Japan Dolphins Day
Vulture Awareness Day September 5 Vulture Awareness Day
Hummingbird Day September 7 Hummingbird Day
International Red Panda Day September 19 International Red Panda Day
Puppy Mill Awareness Day September 19 Puppy Mill Awareness Day
Responsible Dog Ownership Day September 19 Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Elephant Appreciation Day September 22 Elephant Appreciation Day
Save The Koala Day September 25 Save The Koala Day
Rabbit September 26 International Rabbit Day
Shamu the Whale Day September 26 Shamu the Whale Day
September 28 World Rabies Day
October 1 Fire Pup Day
International Raccoon Appreciation Day October 1 International Raccoon Appreciation Day
World Animal Day October 4 World Animal 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
Black Cat Day October 27 Black Cat Day
pit bull awareness day October 28 Pit Bull Awareness Day
National Cook For Your Pets Day November 1 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