March Pet Calendar At-A-Glance

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MARCH Pet Calendar At-A-Glance

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.March holidays

Monthly Holidays

Poison Prevention Awareness Month

National American Diabetes Alert Month (write about pets with diabetes or preventing diabetes in pets)

Cabin Fever Month (write about how to entertain your pets indoors)

Humane Education Awareness Month

Optimism Month (write about how your pets lighten your mood)

Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month

Weekly & Daily Holidays

March 3: If Pets Had Thumbs Day

Week one: Professional Pet Sitters Week

March 12: Daylight Saving Time starts

Week two: Crufts. Held in Birmingham, England, this is the world’s largest dog show, featuring nearly 28,000 canines in its four days

March 13: K-9 Veterans Day

March 16: Everything You Do Is Right Day (according to your pets it is, right?!)

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day

Week three: National Poison Prevention Week; International Goof Off Week (share something fun you do with your pets)

March 22: International Goof Off Day (what would you do to goof off today?)

March 23: National Puppy Day

March 26: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day (what holiday would you make up?)

Week four: National Cleaning Week (share tips for all natural, pet-friendly cleaning products); National Sleep Awareness Week (share tips for how you sleep with your pets or funny pics of your pets sleeping); National Second-Hand Shopping Week (share how you can recycle or re-use items for your pet or upcycle items to donate to a shelter)

>Read about all Pet Holidays

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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.