Pet Health Awareness

Pet Health Awareness

Every true cat lover knows every day is cat day. Cats expect to be celebrated year round, as they should be. However, every year we have specific days to bring awareness to the health and well-being of our feline friends. Below is a list of pet health awareness dates.

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National Pet Travel Safety Day - January 2


National Pet Dental Health Month

Responsible Pet Owners Month

Love Your Pet Day  - February 20

World Spay Day - last Tuesday of the month


Poison Prevention Week - third full week in March


ASPCA's Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

American Red Cross's Pet First Aid Awareness Month

National Pet Day - April 11

National Pet ID Week - third full week of April

National Kids & Pets Day - April 26

Hairball Awareness Day - April 29 (last Friday in April)

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day - April 30


National Pet Week - first full week in May

Be Kind to Animals Week - first full week in May


Pet Appreciation Week - first full week in June

International Hug Your Cat Day - June 4

World Pet Memorial Day - second Sunday in June


Pet Fire Safety Day - July 15


National Check the Chip Day - August 15

Black Cat Appreciation Day - August 16


Catalyst Council's Happy Healthy Cat Month


National Black Cat Day - October 27

National Cat Day - October 29


ASPCA's Adopt a Senior Pet Month


Visit the Zoo Day - December 27 (see the big cats)