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Ultimutt List of Pet Holidays of 2022 - Wag!

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Overview


Month of January

Monthly

  • Walk Your Pet Month
  • National Train Your Dog Month
  • Unchain a Dog Month


Daily

  • January 2 - Happy Mew Year for Cats Day, National Pet Travel Safety Day
  • January 5 - National Bird Day
  • January 7 - National Alaskan Malamute Day
  • January 8 - National Labrador Retriever Day
  • January 14 - National Dress Up Your Pet Day
  • January 22 - Australian Shepherd Appreciation Day, National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day
  • January 24 - Peanut Butter Day, Change a Pet’s Life Day
  • January 29 - Seeing Eye Guide Dog Anniversary




Month of February

Monthly

  • Pet Dental Health Month
  • Responsible Pet Owners Month
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
  • National Cat Health Month
  • Dog Training Education


Weekly/Multi-Day

  • 2nd week - Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week

Daily

  • February 2 - National Hedgehog Day
  • February 3 - Doggy Date Night, National Golden Retriever Day
  • February 13 - Puppy Bowl XVII 2022
  • February 14 - Pet Theft Awareness Day
  • February 19 - National Boxer Day
  • February 20 - National Love Your Pet Day
  • February 22 - National Walking the Dog Day
  • February 23 - International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, National Dog Biscuit Day
  • February 25 - World Spay Day



Month of March

Monthly

  • National Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month


Weekly/Multi-Day

  • March 1-13 - Professional Pet Sitters Week

Daily

  • March 3 - National If Pets Had Thumbs Day
  • March 13 - National K9 Veterans Day
  • March 23 - National Puppy Day
  • March 27 - National Terrier Day
  • March 28 - Respect Your Cat Day




Month of April

Monthly

  • National Pet First Aid Awareness
  • National Pet Month
  • National Heartworm Awareness
  • Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
  • Active Dog Month

Weekly/Multi-Day

  • 1st Week - International Pooper Scooper Week
  • 1st Week - National Raw Feeding Week
  • 2nd Week - Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week
  • 2nd Week - National Dog Bite Prevention Week
  • 3rd Week - Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week
  • April 17-23 - National Pet ID Week


Daily

  • April 6 - National Siamese Cat Day
  • April 8 - National Dog Fighting Awareness Day
  • April 10 - National Hug Your Dog Day
  • April 11 - National Pet Day
  • April 21 - National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
  • April 22 - National Beagle Day
  • April 24 - World Veterinary Day, National Pet Parents Day
  • April 26 - National Kids and Pets Day
  • April 29 - International Guide Dog Day, National Hairball Awareness
  • April 30 - Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, National Therapy Animal Day, National Tabby Day



Month of May

Monthly

  • Chip Your Pet Month
  • National Pet Month

Weekly/Multi-Day

  • May 1-7 - National Pet Week *Dates change annually
  • May 2-8 - Be Kind to Animals Week
  • May 2-8 - Puppy Mill Action Week

Daily

  • 1st Sunday - Mayday for Mutts
  • May 8 - National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
  • May 9 - National Dog Mom Day
  • May 10 - National German Shepherd Day
  • May 14 - International Chihuahua Day
  • May 20 - National Rescue Dog Day
  • May 23 - World Turtle Day
  • May 30 - International Hug Your Cat Day, International Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Day



Month of June

Monthly

  • National Pet Preparedness Month


Weekly/Multi-Day

  • 1st Week - Pet Appreciation Day
  • June 12-18 - National Dog Bite Prevention Week
  • Week after Father’s Day - Take Your Pet to Work Week

Daily

  • 2nd Tuesday - World Pet Memorial Day
  • Friday after Father’s Day - Take Your Dog to Work Day
  • June 4 - National Hug Your Cat Day, National Corgi Day
  • June 8 - Best Friends Day
  • June 19 - International Box Day, National Garfield the Cat Day
  • June 20 - Ugliest Dog Day
  • June 21 - National Dachshund Day
  • June 22 - National Take Your Cat to Work Day
  • June 26 - National Take Your Dog to Work Day



Month of July

Monthly

  • National Lost Pet Prevention Month
  • National Pet Hydration Month
  • Dog House Repair Month

Weekly/Multi-Day

  • 3rd Week - National Feed A Rescue Pet Week

Daily

  • July 1 - ID Your Pet Day
  • July 10 - National Kitten Day
  • July 11 - All-American Pet Photo Day
  • July 15 - National Pet Fire Safety Day
  • July 17 - Feline Leukemia Day
  • July 21 - National Craft for your Local Shelters Day
  • July 31 - National Mutt Day



Month of August

Monthly

  • National Immunization Awareness Month


Weekly/Multi-Day

  • 1st Week - International Assistance Dog Week
  • August 10-16 - Give A Dog A Bone Week

Daily

  • Third Saturday - National Homeless Animals Day
  • August 1 - National Yorkie Day
  • August 5 - Work Like a Dog Day
  • August 8 - International Cat Day
  • August 10 - National Spoil Your Dog Day
  • August 15 - National Check The Chip Day, International Homeless Animals Day
  • August 17 - Black Cat Appreciation Day
  • August 22 - National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
  • August 26 - National Dog Day
  • August 28 - Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
  • August 30 - National Holistic Pet Day



Month of September

Monthly

  • National Pet Insurance Month
  • National Guide/Service Dog Month
  • National Pet Memorial Month
  • Pet Sitter Education Month
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Month
  • Animal Pain Awareness Month

Weekly/Multi-Day

  • September 20-26 - National Deaf Dog Awareness Week

Daily

  • 2nd Sunday - National Pet Memorial Day
  • 2nd Sunday - National Hug your Hound Day
  • 3rd Saturday - Responsible Dog Ownership Day
  • 4th Thursday - Remember Me Thursday
  • September 1 -  Ginger Cat Appreciation Day
  • September 8 - National Dog Walker Appreciation Day
  • September 13 - Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day
  • September 18 - Puppy Mill Awareness Day
  • September 19 - National Meow Like a Pirate Day
  • September 22 - Remember Me Thursday
  • September 26 - National Dogs in Politics Day
  • September 25 - National Schnauzer Day
  • September 28 - World Rabies Day



Month of October

Monthly

  • Pet Wellness Month
  • Adopt-a-Dog Month
  • Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month
  • National Animal Safety and Protection Month
  • National Pit Bull Awareness Month

Weekly/Multi-Day

  • October 1-6 - National Walk Your Dog Week

Daily

  • October 1 - National Fire Pup Day, National Black Dog Day
  • October 4 - World Animal Day
  • October 13 - National Pet Obesity Awareness Day
  • October 16 - National Feral Cat Day, Global Cat Day
  • October 15 - National Pug Day
  • October 17 - National Fetch Day
  • October 21 - National Reptile Awareness Day, National Reptile Day
  • October 22 - Make A Dog’s Day
  • October 26 - National Pit Bull Awareness Day
  • October 27 - National Black Cat Day
  • October 29 -  National Cat Day




Month of November

Monthly

  • National Senior Pet Month/Adopt A Senior Pet Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Pet Awareness Month
  • Pet Diabetes Month


Weekly/Multi-Day

  • First Week - National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Daily

  • November 1 - National Cook For Your Pets Day, International Pet Groomer Appreciation Day
  • November 7 - National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
  • November 12 - Fancy Rat and Mouse Day
  • November 16 - National Slobber Appreciation Day 
  • November 24 - National Collie Day
  • November 25 - National Dog Show



Month of December

Monthly

  • National Cat Lovers Month

Daily

  • December 2 - National Mutt Day
  • December 5 - Celebrate Shelter Pets Day
  • December 9 - International Day of Veterinary Medicine
  • December 13 - National Horse Day
  • December 15 - National Cat Herders Day


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