Pet Calendar: National Check The Chip Day

August 15 ~ National Check The Chip Day (Read more below) Pet Calendar: National Check The Chip Day As a pet owner, you want to do all you can to keep your pet safe from harm. For many pet parents that means microchipping their pets — cats and dogs. According to AVMA and the American

Pet Calendar: Black Cat Appreciation Day

By Robbi Hess ~ Managing Editor Pet Calendar, Crimeless Cat Executive Story Editor, Chief Cat Herder  Pet Calendar: Black Cat Appreciation Day is August 12 Not everyone loves black cats. In fact, there are still myths and unfounded fears that black cats are bad luck. Here are some reasons we believe that black cats should

Pet Calendar: National Pet Immunization Awareness Month

By Robbi Hess ~ Managing Editor Pet Calendar, Crimeless Cat Executive Story Editor, Chief Cat Herder  Vaccinations of our pets is a sometimes hotly-contested conversation among pet parent circles. Some pet parents follow their trusted veterinarian’s recommendations on vaccinations, other pet parents request titer testing to see if their pet still has antibodies in his

Pet Calendar ~ Assistance Dog Week

The week of August 2-8, 2020 is marked as International Assistance Dog Week. (read more below) What is International Assistance Dog Week? It is a week created to recognize all of the “devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability-related limitations.” Because assistance dogs can transform the lives of their human partners who deal