Special days for our pets

Written by Louise Horton RVN
August 3, 2023

Everyone loves an excuse to celebrate. Here are some more reasons to celebrate with our amazing animals. We have created a calendar full of special days that you can enjoy together. This is not an exhaustive list as there are many other special days. It does however give you a few for each month.

Always make sure you and your pet stay safe while celebrating. Our team are here to help if you need us.


1st New years day

2nd National pet travel safety day

6th National cuddle up day


14th Valentines day

20th Love your pet day

28th World spay day


Pet poison prevention awareness month

3rd World wildlife day

8th International women's day


National pet month

7th World health day

11th National pet day

29th World Veterinary day


Veterinary Nurse awareness month

3rd week Noise action week

22nd International day for biological diversity


5th World environment day

7th World food safety day

8th World oceans day


Plastic free July

1st week Clean beaches week

14th World chimpanzee day


8th International cat day

17th Black cat appreciation day

30th National zoo awareness day


21st International day of peace

28th World rabies day

29th World Heart day


2nd World habitat day

4th World animal day

6th World smile day

31st Halloween


5th Bonfire night

11th Armistice day

14th World diabetes day


9th International day of veterinary medicine

25th Christmas day

31st Universal hour of peace

Please remember :

Special days also need to be celebrated safely. Our pets do not always get the same enjoyment from celebrations as we do. With some small modifications it is likely you can celebrate together safely. Take a look in our blog for more top tips and content liked to specific celebrations. Our expert veterinary team are also always here to answer any questions you may have.

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