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May 2021 Dog-Related Holidays

Month-long Pet Related Observances in May 

National Pet Month
National Foster Care Month
Responsible Animal Guardian Month
Lyme Disease Prevention Month
Pet Cancer Awareness Month
Chip Your Pet Month
National Service Animal Eye Exam Month 

Week-long Pet Related Observances in May 

May 2–8  American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week
May 2–8  Dog Anxiety Awareness Week
May 2–8  National Pet Week
May 2-8  Puppy Mill Action Week


Daily Pet Related Observances in May

May 1  National Purebred Dog Day
May 2  Mayday for Mutts (first Sunday in May)
May 3  National Specially-Abled Pets Day
May 8  National Dog Mom’s Day (second Saturday in May)
May 9  Mother’s Day
May 14  International Chihuahua Appreciation Day
May 20  National Rescue Dog Day
May 31  Memorial Day
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