Your Complete Guide To Pet Holidays

National Dog Day - you have probably heard of it. Well that is not the only pet holiday worth celebrating. Here at Time To Pet - it feels like every day is a pet holiday! We try to celebrate our pets (and the pets our customers are taking care of) whenever we can. While a lot of people are familiar with the major pet holidays like the aforementioned National Dog Day, PSI's Take Your Dog to Work Day, National Pet Day and Adopt a Shelter Pet Day - there are many more pet holidays to celebrate. Here are some of our favorites:

Your Complete Guide to Pet Holidays



  • Pet Dental Health Month
  • Beat the Heat Month
  • Responsible Pet Owners Month
  • February 14th - Pet Theft Awareness Day
  • February 20th - National Love Your Pet Day
  • February 22nd - National Walk Your Dog Day
  • February 26th - World Spay Day





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  • Happy Healthy Cat Month
  • Guide/Service Dogs Month
  • Pet Sitter Education Month
  • September 8th - National Pet Memorial Day
  • September 8th - National Hug Your Hound Day
  • September 16th through 22nd - Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week
  • September 22nd through 28th - National Dog Week
  • September 22nd through 28th - Deaf Pet Awareness Week



  • Adopt a Senior Pet Month
  • National Pet Awareness Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • November 3rd through 9th - National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
  • November 17th - National Take a Hike Day


  • National Cat Lovers’ Month
  • December 2nd - National Mutt Day
  • December 13th - National Horse Day

Celebrating your pet doesn't have to be reserved for a holiday. Here at Time To Pet - we believe that any day is a good day to celebrate them!

If you want to celebrate pets every day - you may want to consider starting your own pet care company. We have a free email course on Starting Your Pet Sitting or Dog Walking Business to help!
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