Keeping Your Pet Safe for Christmas and Having a Pet-Friendly Holiday

Keeping your pet safe for Christmas and having a pet-friendly holiday at the same time can sometimes be a difficult task. Christmas is that time of the year we anticipate so impatiently. It is the time of happiness, joy, family, love, presents and hopefully snow. Let’s be honest that all of us start acting a bit crazy while the festive …

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National Mutt Day – 02.12

National Mutt Day (Also called National Mixed Breed Dog Day) was initiated back in 2005 by Colleen Paige. Colleen is an animal welfare advocate and celebrity pet and family lifestyle, expert. NMD is celebrated twice yearly, on July 31st and December 2nd with a sole purpose to celebrate, embrace and popularize dogs of mixed breed origins. This special day has …

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Animal Pain Awareness Month – September 2018

September is proclaimed to be Animal Pain Awareness Month. This whole-month-long holiday is sponsored by the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM). Their intentions are to educate and inform all pet owners about their pet’s health and pain management, and with all that maintaining the well-being of that pet. This awareness month was inspired by the sole purpose of …

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National Dog Day – August 26th

National Dog Day is a holiday that was founded in 2004 with the pure goal of celebrating all dogs on Earth, of every breed, every mix, every color, and every size. This holiday, National Dog Day, was founded by Colleen Paige, a Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate. Colleen Paige is also the founder of some other holidays …

World Zoonoses Day – July 6

What are zoonotic diseases? Zoonoses, or zoonotic diseases, are infectious diseases that can be transmitted to humans from the animals. Zoonotic diseases and infections can be caused by a variety of pathogens like parasites, bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It is known, that most diseases that affect humans have origins from animals, but only the diseases that can be transmitted directly …