August Pet Calendar


Weekly & Daily Holidays

Aug. 1: DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs. The North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, declared August 1 as a birthday for all the shelter animals whose birthdays are unknown. Happy DOGust!!

work like a dog dayAug. 5: Work Like a Dog Day

Aug. 7-13: International Assistance Dog Week

Aug. 8: International Cat Day

Aug. 15: National Check the Chip Day. AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) joined together to create “Check the Chip Day.”

Aug. 17: National Black Cat Appreciation DayBlack cat appreciation day

Aug. 20: International Homeless Animals’ Day®

Aug. 22: National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Aug. 26: National Dog Day

Aug. 28: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

Aug. 30: National Holistic Pet Day