It’s hard to believe how 2018 zoomed past us like a dog fresh out of the bath! To help you prepare for 2019, we’ve compiled a list of important, animal-related holidays to help your clinic plan for the new year.

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Monthly Events:

  • Walk Your Pet Month
  • National Train Your Dog Month
  • Adopt a Rescued Bird Month

Special Days:

  • January 2: National Pet Safety Travel Day
  • January 5: National Bird Day
  • January 14: National Dress Up Your Pet Day
  • January 14: National Seeing Eye Dog Day
  • January 24: Change a Pet’s Life Day

Monthly Events: 

  • Dental Health Month
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
  • Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month

Special Days:

  • February 20: National Love Your Pet Day
  • February 22: Walk Your Dog Day
  • February 23: International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
  • February 25: Spay Day USA/World Spay Day

Monthly Events:

  • Poison Prevention Awareness Month
  • Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month

Special Days:

  • March 1: International Pig Day
  • March 13: K-9 Veterans Day
  • March 23: National Puppy Day
  • March 28: Respect Your Cat Day
  • March 30: National Doctor’s Day

Monthly Events:

  • Heartworm Awareness Month
  • Pet First Aid Awareness Month
  • National Pet Month

Special Days:

  • April 2: National Ferret Day
  • April 4: World Rat Day
  • April 6: Siamese Cat Day
  • April 10: Hug Your Dog Day
  • April 11: Dog Therapy Appreciation Day
  • April 23: Lost Dog Awareness Day
  • April 24: International Guide Dog Day
  • April 26: Hairball Awareness Day
  • April 27: World Veterinary Day
  • April 28: National Pet Parent’s Day
  • April 30: Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Monthly Events:

  • Microchip Your Pets Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness

Special Days:

  • May 3: Specially-abled Pets Day
  • May 8: Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
  • May 14: Chihuahua Appreciation Day
  • May 23: World Turtle Day
  • May 30: International Hug Your Cat Day

Monthly Events:

  • Adopt a Cat Month
  • Microchipping Month

Special Days:

  • June 4: Hug Your Cat Day
  • June 8: Best Friends Day
  • June 11: Pet Memorial Day
  • June 17-21: Take your Pet to Work Week
  • June 24: Cat World Domination Day

Monthly Events:

  • Lost Pet Prevention Month

Special Days:

  • July 15: Pet Fire Safety Day
  • July 16: World Snake Day
  • July 17: National Hot Dog Day
  • July 31: National Mutt Day

Monthly Events:

  • Immunization Awareness Month

Special Days:

  • August 8: International Cat Day
  • August 10: Spoil Your Dog Day
  • August 17: International Homeless Animals Day
  • August 22: Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
  • August 26: National Dog Day

Monthly Events:

  • Service Dog Month
  • Pet Memorial Month
  • Healthy Cat Month

Special Days:

  • September 1: Ginger Cat Appreciation Day
  • September 22-28: Deaf Dog Awareness Week
  • September 28: International Rabbit Day

Monthly Events:

  • Pit Bull Awareness Month
  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Special Days:

  • October 1: National Black Dog Day
  • October 4: World Animal Day
  • October 10: Pet Obesity Awareness Day
  • October 13-19: Veterinary Technician Week
  • October 16: Feral Cat Day
  • October 21: Reptile Awareness Day
  • October 27: National Black Cat Day

Monthly Events:

  • Senior Pet Month

Special Days:

  • November 7: Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
  • November 14: Operating Room Nurse Day
  • November 17: Take a Hike Day

Monthly Events:

  • Cat Lovers Month

Special Days:

  • December 2: Mutt Day
  • December 10: International  Animal Rights Day
  • December 13: Day of the Horse
  • December 14: AKC Championship
  • December 15: Cat Herders Day

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