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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!
January
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
February
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 16 World Whale Day
February 16 World Pangolin Day
Love Your Pet Day February 20 Love Your Pet 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
March
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 27 Manatee Appreciation Day
April
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 20 World Circus Day
Guide Dog Day April 24 Guide Dog Day
World Penguin Day April 25 World Penguin Day
Audubon Day April 26 Audubon Day
Cat at the vet April 27 World Veterinary Day
Adopt a Shelter Pet Day April 30 Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
Animal Advocacy Day April 30 Animal Advocacy Day
May
Day
Save the Rhino Day May 1 Save the Rhino Day
National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day May 8 Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
May 11 World Migratory Bird Day
May 13 Frog Jumping Day
May 17 Endangered Species Day
May 20 World Bee Day
Sea Turtle May 23 World Turtle Day
June
Day
June 1 Dinosaur Day
June 1 Black Bear Day
Dog Memorial June 12 Pet Memorial Day
Dog at Work June 21 Take Your Dog to Work Day
July
Day
Sharks July 14 Shark Awareness Day
pet July 15 Pet Fire Safety Day
Puppy July 21 No Pet Store Puppies Day
August
Day
elephant August 12 World Elephant Day
black cat August 17 Black Cat Appreciation Day
honey bees August 20 World Honey Bee Day
cat at the vet August 22 Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
Bats August 27 International Bat Night
Whale Shark August 30 International Whale Shark Day
Dog August 31 Dog Day
September
Day
Rabbit September 28 International Rabbit Day
September 28 World Rabies Day
October
Day
Octopus October 8 World Octopus Day
Pet Obesity Awareness Day October 9 Pet Obesity Awareness Day
pit bull awareness day October 28 Pit Bull Awareness Day
November
Day
National Cook For Your Pets Day November 1 National Cook For Your Pets Day
December
Day
Monkeys December 14 Monkey Day
Family at the zoo December 27 Visit the Zoo Day