Dog
Holidays

At National Today, we are big fans of dogs. BIG fans. All of the good boys and girls around the world deserve every opportunity to be celebrated, which is why we have nearly 50 opportunities to do so. Not only are dogs the purest, sweetest creatures around, they can also serve very important military and health-related duties that help humans every day. In other words, we don’t deserve dogs, but we’re going to delegate holidays in their honor, anyway!

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DateHolidayCategoryTags
Jan 1 Sunday
National Train Your Dog Month ,
Unchain a Dog Month , ,
Walk Your Dog Month , ,
Jan 14 Saturday
National Dress Up Your Pet Day , ,
Jan 29 Sunday
Seeing-Eye Guide Dog Anniversary , ,
Feb 1 Wednesday
Dog Training Education Month , ,
Pet Dental Health Month , ,
Responsible Pet Owners Month , ,
Feb 2 Thursday
National Brown Dog Day ,
Sled Dog Day ,
Feb 3 Friday
Doggy Date Night , ,
National Golden Retriever Day ,
Feb 7 Tuesday
Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week , ,
Feb 14 Tuesday
Pet Theft Awareness Day , ,
Feb 22 Wednesday
National Walking the Dog Day , ,
Feb 23 Thursday
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day , ,
National Dog Biscuit Day , ,
Feb 28 Tuesday
World Spay Day , ,
Mar 3 Friday
What If Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs? Day , ,
Mar 4 Saturday
Iditarod Race ,
Mar 13 Monday
K-9 Veterans Day , ,
National K9 Veterans Day ,
Mar 14 Tuesday
National Dog Theft Awareness Day , ,
Mar 20 Monday
Dogs in Yellow Day , ,
Mar 23 Thursday
National Puppy Day ,
Apr 1 Saturday
Canine Fitness Month , ,
Dog Appreciation Month , ,
National Adopt a Greyhound Month , ,
Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month , ,
Every Day is Tag Day , , ,
International Pooper Scooper Week , ,
Apr 8 Saturday
National Dog Fighting Awareness Day , ,
Apr 9 Sunday
National Dog Bite Prevention Week , ,
Apr 10 Monday
National Hug Your Dog Day ,
Apr 11 Tuesday
Dog Therapy Appreciation Day ,
National Pet Day , ,
Apr 19 Wednesday
National Dog Parent Appreciation Day , ,
Apr 21 Friday
National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day ,
Apr 23 Sunday
National Lost Dogs Awareness Day ,
National Scoop the Poop Week , ,
Apr 26 Wednesday
International Guide Dog Day , ,
Apr 27 Thursday
National Little Pampered Dog Day ,
Apr 30 Sunday
National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day , ,
National Pet Parents Day , ,
National Therapy Animal Day , ,
May 1 Monday
National Pet Month , ,
National Service Dog Eye Examination Month ,
International Doodle Dog Day , ,
National Purebred Dog Day ,
Dog Anxiety Awareness Week ,
May 7 Sunday
Mayday for Mutts , ,
Puppy Mill Action Week , ,
National Pet Week , ,
May 13 Saturday
National Dog Mom’s Day , ,
May 14 Sunday
International Chihuahua Appreciation Day , ,
May 20 Saturday
National Rescue Dog Day ,
Jun 1 Thursday
Social Petworking Month , , ,
Jun 4 Sunday
International Corgi Day , ,
Jun 17 Saturday
National Dog Dad Day , ,
Jun 18 Sunday
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show , ,
Jun 20 Tuesday
Ugliest Dog Day , ,
Jun 21 Wednesday
National Dog Party Day , ,
Jun 23 Friday
National Take Your Dog to Work Day , ,
Jul 1 Saturday
National Lost Pet Prevention Month , , ,
Dog House Repair Month , ,
Jul 21 Friday
No Pet Store Puppies Day , ,
Jul 26 Wednesday
National Dog Photography Day , ,
Jul 31 Monday
National Mutt Day , ,
Aug 1 Tuesday
DOGust 1st: Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs , ,
Aug 4 Friday
Assistance Dog Day , ,
Aug 5 Saturday
Work Like a Dog Day , ,
Aug 6 Sunday
Give a Dog a Bone Week , ,
International Assistance Dog Week
Aug 8 Tuesday
National CBD Day ,
Aug 10 Thursday
National Spoil Your Dog Day ,
Aug 15 Tuesday
Check the Chip Day , ,
Aug 19 Saturday
International Homeless Animals Day , ,
Aug 22 Tuesday
Never Bean Better Day , ,
Aug 23 Wednesday
International Blind Dog Day ,
Aug 26 Saturday
National Dog Day , ,
Sep 1 Thursday
National Guide Dog Month , ,
Responsible Dog Ownership Month , ,
Sep 7 Wednesday
Hulk the Dog’s Birthday
Sep 8 Thursday
National Dog Walker Appreciation Day , ,
Sep 11 Sunday
Hug Your Hound Day , ,
National Pet Memorial Day , ,
Sep 17 Saturday
National AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day , ,
Puppy Mill Awareness Day , ,
Responsible Dog Ownership Day , ,
Sep 18 Sunday
​Deaf Dog Awareness Week , ,
Sep 19 Monday
Adopt a Less-Adoptable Pet Week , ,
Sep 20 Tuesday
National Dog Week ,
Sep 23 Friday
National Dogs in Politics Day , ,
Oct 1 Saturday
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
National Pitbull Awareness Month , ,
National Black Dog Day ,
National Fire Pup Day , ,
National Walk Your Dog Week , ,
Oct 15 Saturday
National Fetch Day ,
Oct 22 Saturday
National Make a Dog’s Day , ,
Oct 29 Saturday
Muddy dog day ,
National Pit Bull Awareness Day ,
Oct 30 Sunday
National Treat Your Pet Day , ,
Nov 6 Sunday
Dog Film Festival , ,
Nov 23 Wednesday
Thankful For My Dog Day , ,
Wolfenoot , ,
Nov 24 Thursday
National Dog Show Broadcast ,
Dec 1 Thursday
Operation Santa Paws , ,
Dec 2 Friday
National Mutt Day ,