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September 2020 Dog Holidays and Observances

New month, new holidays! Mark your calendars for these fun dog-specific holidays and observances this September. Now you can start planning how you and your doggo will celebrate National Dog Week on the last week of September!

September 2020 Daily Dog-Related Holidays and Observances:

  • Sept. 8: National Dog Walker Appreciation Day
  • Sept. 13: National Pet Memorial Day
  • Sept. 13: National Hug Your Hound Day
  • Sept. 13: Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day
  • Sept. 19: Puppy Mill Awareness Day
  • Sept. 19: Responsible Dog Ownership Day
  • Sept. 23: Dogs in Politics Day (also known as Checkers Day)
  • Sept. 24: Remember Me Thursday is an International awareness day to bring attention to the adoptable pets waiting in shelters around the world and to remember those pets who weren't rescued.
  • Sept. 26: World's Largest Pet Walk - Pet Partners invite you and your pets to walk at any time, any location and any distance on Saturday, September 26th!
  • Sept. 28: World Rabies Day

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September 2020 Weekly Dog-Related Observances

  • Sept. 14-21: Adopt-a-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week
  • Sept. 20-26: National Deaf Dog Awareness Week
  • Sept. 20-26: National Dog Week
  • Sept. 13-19: National Farm Animals Awareness Week

September 2020 Monthly Pet Holidays and Observances

  • National Disaster Preparedness Month. Learn more about how you and your pup can be prepared for a natural disaster.
  • National Service Dog Month
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Month
  • Pet Sitter Education Month
  • Animal Pain Awareness Month


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