October Pet Calendar At-A-Glance

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October Pet Calendar At-A-Glance

Monthly Holidays

 Adopt-A-Dog Month®. By American Humane Association

Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month. By ASPCA

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

National Pet Wellness Month

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

National Service Dog Month

Weekly & Daily Holidays

1st Week of October. National Walk Your Dog Week

October 4: World Animal Day

First Full Week of October. Animal Welfare Week. (AVMA)

Oct. 12: National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Oct. 9-15: National Veterinary Technician Week. Sponsored by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of Americablack-kitten

Oct. 1: National Fire Pup Day

Oct. 1: National Black Dog Day

Oct. 15: Dog Film Festival, New York City

Oct. 16: National Feral Cat Day/Global Cat Day

Oct. 27: National Pit Bull Awareness Day. Last Saturday in Oct. (unless Halloween falls on the last Saturday, then another date is chosen)

Oct. 28: Plush Animal Lovers Day. A day that most dogs will be happy to celebrate…as they unstuff them…

Oct. 29: National Cat Day

Oct. 30: National Black Cat Day in the UK

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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.