July Pet Calendar

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JULY PET HOLIDAYS 

Celebrate these holidays with your pets. Take some of the more “human-centric” holidays and see if you can spin them into a way to celebrate with your pets. Share your creativity with us on our Facebook page!

Share your holiday story with us. If you’re a blogger, contact us (and please put Pet Calendar in the subject line) if you have a pet holiday story you would like us to link to.  We have added a few quirky holidays (where you see “Story Idea” below)  to give you some ideas.

July Pet holidayMonthly Holidays

Dog House Repair Month

National Ice Cream Month

National Lost Pet Prevention Month™. Learn how to keep your pets from becoming lost in this month-long observance launched by PetHub.

Pet Hydration Awareness Month. Make sure your pet drinks enough water during the hot summer. Launched by PetSafe.

Weekly & Daily Holidays

July 4: Independence Day. This US holiday is no holiday for dogs; the sounds of fireworks causes many dogs to panic and run, resulting in many lost dogs every year

July 12: Simplicity Day. What can you simplify in your life and your routines with your pet?

July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day. Sponsored by the The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), ADT Security Services and the American Kennel Club® (AKC)

July 15 & 16: Celebration of the Horse

July 16: World Snake Day

July 17: Global Hug Your Kid Day (You know you consider your pets your kids, so hug them up!)

July 21: National Craft for your Local Shelters Day

July 23: Clear The Shelter Day

July 30: National Friendship Day. Celebrate your human and your four-legged, feathered, finned and other furry friends)

July 31: National Mutt Day. Also see Dec. 2

Check out our annual Pet Holiday Calendar At-A-Glance 

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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.