NATIONAL DOG MOM’S DAY – Second Saturday in May

During the second Saturday in May. This year that’s May 7, 2022. National Dog Mom’s Day sends out a chorus of yips, barks, and howls of praise for all the dog mommas! Our dogs are our family members, whether they came into our lives unexpectedly or as carefully planned additions. We adopt them as puppies, adolescents, or …
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NATIONAL PET PARENTS DAY – Last Sunday in April

On the last Sunday in April, National Pet Parents Day recognizes the pet parents who go the extra mile to care for their fur babies.  There is a very special connection, a unique bond, between a pet and its owner. This unique relationship, which can often last for many years, is often a vital part …
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NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY

National Medal of Honor Day on March 25th recognizes all Medal of Honor recipients. On March 25, 1863, Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton presented the first Medals of Honor (Army) to six members of  “Andrews Raiders” for their volunteering and participation during an American Civil War raid in April of 1862. Created in 1861, the …
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NATIONAL PUPPY DAY – March 23

Observed each year on March 23rd, National Puppy Day celebrates the unconditional love and affection puppies bring to our lives. Their cuddles and wiggles make us smile and without a doubt, there are squeals of delight when there are puppies around! The day also brings awareness to the need for care of and homes for …
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NATIONAL SUPREME SACRIFICE DAY – March 18

On March 18th, National Supreme Sacrifice Day honors those who have made tremendous sacrifices for the sake and the good of others as well as those who sacrifice their lives every day for us. We may most readily call to mind the men and women in uniform who have laid down their lives protecting their …
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NATIONAL LOVE YOUR PET DAY

On February 20th, pet lovers everywhere observe National Love Your Pet Day.  This holiday focuses on giving extra attention to our pets.  The day encourages pampering our pets and focusing on the special relationship pets hold in our lives. Did you know that most households in the United States have at least one pet?  While there …
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National Preparedness Month

Disasters don’t plan ahead, but you can. The entire month of September observes National Preparedness Month. No matter where you live, you are subject to disasters. Natural disaster and man-made disasters affect everyone and will cause severe damage and endanger lives. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, landslides, wildfires, hot spells or cold spells are all natural disasters …
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NATIONAL DOG DAY

National Dog Day on August 26th encourages dog ownership of all breeds. While seeking a new companion, be sure to consider the mutts, mixes, purebreds, and everything in between.  Whether mixed or purebred, embrace the opportunity for all dogs to live a happy, safe, and abuse-free life. They all give us companionship. Additionally, they keep …
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NEVER BEAN BETTER DAY

If you’ve waited for a Never Bean Better Day to enjoy the unconditional love of your canine companion, August 22nd is the day! Just like our ever-joyful pets, the day casts away the worries and spreads enthusiasm for life. The celebration encourages both the spirit of generosity and sharing the joys of life with delight. …
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NATIONAL KITTEN DAY – July 10

National Kitten Day on July 10th purrfectly celebrates the cuddly warmth of a kitty. The miniature furballs of energy snuggle their way into our hearts with no effort all. Within a flick of their tiny ears, we’re in love. The day aims to remind us that while kittens are well equipped to find their way …
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