2022 Pet Holidays

Count down to your pet's special day with this fun and unique pet holidays calendar! We've included all of the major pet-related holidays along with interesting facts and gift ideas for each holiday. Make sure to save this page so you don't miss planning your pet's special day!

Upcoming Pet Holidays
Jan 1, 2022

New Year’s Day

If there was ever a time we wanted to ring in the New Year, it’s probably going to be this one. But don't worry if you do find yourself hanging with friends instead—your pet will still love spending the night with you!

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Jan 2, 2022

National Pet Travel Safety Day

January 2 is National Pet Travel Safety Day. This day presents a good opportunity to remind pet owners about tips for keeping their pets safe when traveling.

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Jan 2, 2022

Happy Mew Year for Cats

It’s hard to imagine loving cats any more than we already do. They have our devoted attention every day of the year, and yet we still shower them with praise on holidays.

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Jan 5, 2022

National Bird Day

National Bird Day falls on January 5 every year. We celebrate birds for their beauty and for their importance to our everyday lives. Birds fill our world with song, color, and mystery.

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Jan 13, 2022

National French Bulldog Day

January 13 has been set aside to honor the special qualities of French bulldogs--a popular breed of small dogs known for their alert, adaptable and playful personalities.

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Jan 14, 2022

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

On National Dress Up Your Pet Day, encourage your dog or cat to wear dashing, on-trend pet clothing! Dress them in form-fitting and comfortable outfits that are not only fun to wear, but also safe for pets of all types.

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Jan 21, 2022

Squirrel Appreciation Day

National Squirrel Appreciation Day was started to celebrate the world’s cutest rodents! Here’s the thing about squirrels: some people hate them, but they can leap across a space ten times their body length!

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Jan 22, 2022

National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day

Cats are wonderful pets that deserve to be treated with love and respect every day. Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day gives you the opportunity to engage in activities that bring you closer to your kitty.

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Jan 24, 2022

Change a Pet’s Life Day

It’s an opportunity to recognize the good that shelters do for pets without home, to share information about how to find a new home for shelter animals, and especially to encourage people to adopt pets.

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Jan 25, 2022

National Plan for Vacation Day

National Plan for Vacation Day, a time to remember to start planning that big trip you've always dreamed of and take some mental health days.

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