ADOPT A SHELTER DOG MONTH – October

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) sponsors this event to promote the adoption of dogs from local shelters. According to the ASPCA, approximately 3.3 million dogs enter shelters every year. When these abandoned and often abused animals find their way to a shelter, each …
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NATIONAL ADOPT A SHELTER PET DAY

Each year, on April 30th raises awareness for thousands of pets that are waiting for (and needing) adoption from the shelters. Animal shelters require year-round assistance and adoption is a part of the process. Since animals come in daily, the shelters must work quickly to ensure the animal’s health and well being. Only then can …
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NATIONAL MIDDLE CHILD DAY

Each year on August 12th, National Middle Child Day honors that in-between child in the family. Depending on the size of the family, sometimes more than one falls between the firstborn and baby of the family.  Many believe birth order plays a pivotal role in the personalities of children. The Middle Child Syndrome states that …
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NATIONAL SON’S AND DAUGHTER’S DAY

National Son’s and Daughter’s Day on August 11th brings parents and their children together for quality time. On this day, be with the joys of your life. Let your children know that you are glad they are part of your life. While listening to the events of their day, share family stories. Find out about …
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NATIONAL SISTERS DAY – First Sunday in August

National Sisters Day on the first Sunday in August celebrates the unique bond between sisters. This particular set of siblings embrace moments that make them laugh and cringe. While they don’t always agree, sisters have each other’s backs.  All siblings have the odd argument here and there, but deep down there’s little way around the …
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NATIONAL MUTT DAY

National Mutt Day encourages us to embrace, save and celebrate mixed breed dogs twice a year on July 31st and December 2nd. Desperately longing for a new home, millions of loving and healthy mixed breed dogs in shelters wait for someone to come and adopt them. National Mutt Day provides an excellent opportunity to find …
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NATIONAL DOG MONTH – August

All during the month of August, National Dog Month celebrates our loveable canine pals smack in the middle of the dog days of summer. Dogs are the #1 most commonly owned pets on the planet, and with good reason. Did you know that scientific studies prove our pawsome companions make us happier, less stressed, and …
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NATIONAL AUNT AND UNCLE’S DAY – July 26

National Aunt and Uncle’s Day on July 26th honors a special set of relatives we look up to throughout our lives. During holidays, family events, and sometimes sleepovers, aunts and uncles often hold an extraordinary place in our hearts. They fill our lives with fun, laughter, love, and incredible memories.   This holiday provides an …
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NATIONAL COUSINS DAY – July 24

National Cousins Day on July 24th recognizes the lifelong relationships that grow among cousins. Our first friendships often form with cousins as young as infants and endure a lifetime.  Whether cousins grow up together in close-knit families or only see each other occasionally, they share common memories through grandparents, aunts, and uncles. At family gatherings, …
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NATIONAL PARENTS’ DAY – Fourth Sunday in July

National Parents’ Day, July 24, 2022; honors all parents on the fourth Sunday in July. No matter where our parents may be, this day serves to celebrate their important role in our lives.  In May we celebrated mothers, and in June we celebrated fathers.  It follows that in July we can bring all our parents …
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