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April Pet Calendar

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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.

Monthly Holidays

National Greyhound Adoption Month

National Heartworm Awareness Month

Tackle Your Clutter Month (if you’re a pet parent, we bet your pets have toys they no longer play with. Clear out their clutter and replace with new!)

National Financial Literacy Month (before you adopt a puppy, kitten, older dog or cat or any kind of pet, research the cost of ongoing pet care)

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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

First Week:

International Pooper Scooper Week

National Reading a Road Map Week (write about a road trip with your pet, or share tips on how you prepare for a road trip)

April 1:Every Day is Tag Day. Always the first Saturday in April

April 1: April Fool’s Day

April 8: National Dog Fight Awareness Day

Second Week:

Be Kind To Animals

Dog Bite Awareness Week

National Library Week (does your local library have a “library cat”? write about him or her)

April 11: National Pet Day

April 9-15: Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. 2nd full week in April

April 15: Tax Filing Day

April 18: Pet Owners Independence Day

bulldogs are beautifulThird Week:

Bike Safety (do you bike with your pets?)

National Volunteer Week (volunteer at your local shelter or write a post about a local shelter or rescue volunteer)

National Pet ID Week

April 16-22: National Pet ID Week

April 18: Pet Owners Independence Day

April 21: Easter (Easter pet safety tips)

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

Fourth Week:

Reading is Fun (write about your favorite pet-centric book)

National TV Turn Off (how many hours a day do you watch television? Take those hours back for one week and see what you can accomplish — maybe your pet will get more walks!)

April 28: Hairball Awareness Day

 April 26: 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 and Adopt A Tabby Day

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