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MAY The month of May brings with us some very important humane calendar dates! This month, learn about dog-bite prevention, endangered species preservation, and conservation of our environment.

 January 2015

 February 2015

Adopt a Rescued Bird Month

National Bird Day - Jan. 5
Albert Schweitzer's Birthday - Jan. 14
Squirrel Appreciation Day - Jan 21

 Unchain a Dog Month
National Prevent a Litter Month
Pet Dental Health Month
Responsible Animal Guardian Month
Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month

World Wetlands Day - Feb. 2
Random Acts of Kindness Week - Feb. 10-16
National Pet Theft Awareness Day - Feb. 14
National Justice for Animals Week - Feb. 16-22
Spay Day USA - Feb. 24
Polar Bear Day - Feb. 27

 March 2015

 April 2015

Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month

Buzzard Day - Mar. 15
Great American MEAT-OUT - Mar. 20

Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Jane Goodall's Birthday - Apr. 3
National Pet ID Week - Apr. 12-18
World Week for Animals in Laboratories - Apr. 19-25
Earth Day - Apr. 22
Save the Frogs Day - Apr. 25

 May 2015

 June 2015

National Pet Week - May 3-9
Be Kind to Animals Week - May 3-9
Endangered Species Day - May 15
National Dog Bite Prevention Week -
May 17-23
Rachel Carson’s Birthday - May 27

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

World Environment Day - June 5
World Oceans Day - June 8
World Pet Memorial Day - June 9
International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos - June 14
Take Your Dog to Work Day - June 26

 July 2015

 August  2015

George Bernard Shaw's Birthday - July 7

National Homeless Animals Day - Aug. 15
National Dog Day - Aug. 26

 September 2015

 October 2015

National Pet Memorial Day - Sep. 13
National Humane Education Society Founded 1948 - Sep. 15
International Coastal Cleanup Day - Sep. 19
National Farm Animals Awareness Week - Sep. 13-19
Elephant Appreciation Day - Sep. 22

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Vegetarian Awareness Month

World Vegetarian Day - Oct. 1
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday - Oct. 2
World Farm Animals Day - Oct. 2
St. Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day - Oct. 4
National Feral Cat Day - Oct. 16
National Wolf Awareness Week - Oct. 11-17
Make a Difference Day - Oct. 24

 November 2015

 December 2015

Adopt a Senior Pet Month

World Vegan Day - Nov. 1
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week - Nov. 1-7
Fur Free Friday - Nov. 27

NHES Founder Anna C. Briggs’ Birthday - Dec. 9
National Day of the Horse - Dec. 13
Endangered Species Act signed 1973 -
Dec. 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


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