October Pet Calendar, Pet Calendar Year-At-A-Glance

October Pet Calendar

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By Robbi Hess ~ Managing Editor Pet Calendar, Crimeless Cat Executive Story Editor, Chief Cat Herder 

October Pet Calendar

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.

October pet calendar

Monthly Holidays

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

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

October 11: National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

October 9-15: National Veterinary Technician Week. Sponsored by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America

october pet calendarOctober 1: National Fire Pup Day

October 1: National Black Dog Day

October 4: World Animal Day

October 15: National Pug Day

October 16: National Feral Cat Day

October 21: National Reptile Awareness Day 

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

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

October 29: National Cat Day

October 30: National Black Cat Day in the UK

October 31: Halloween

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