April Pet Calendar


Monthly Holidays

National Greyhound Adoption Month

National Heartworm Awareness Month

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month. This event is an effort by the American Red Cross to draw attention to the need to know specialized pet first aid

Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month (ASCPA)

National Pet Month (UK)

Weekly & Daily Holidays

April 1-7: International Pooper Scooper Week

April 2: Every Day is Tag Day. Always the first Saturday in April

April 8: National Dog Fight Awareness Day

April 11: National Pet Day

April 10-16: Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. 2nd full week in April

April 17-23: National Pet ID Week

April 18: Pet Owners Independence Day

April 21: Bulldogs are Beautiful Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 17-23: Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week. An effort by the Humane Society of the United States

Third week in April. National Pet ID Week

April 26: Hairball Awareness Day

April 26: National Kids & Pets Day

April 29: National Kids and Pets Day

April 30: World Veterinary Day. This event from the World Veterinary Association is always celebrated on the last Saturday in April

April 30: Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

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Larry Kay is the award-winning coauthor of Training the Best Dog Ever, which became a #1 best seller in dog training on Amazon Kindle. He is Leader of the Pack at Positively Woof, which helps shelter dogs get adopted by making videos and raises awareness and funds. Larry is an award-winning dog filmmaker and has been a frequent contributor to the American Animal Hospital Association and Dog Fancy magazine.