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February 28, 2019

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Pet Event Calendar

Keep up-to-date with important pet dates and events throughout the year with our specially curated pet calendar.





2 January:      National Pet Travel Safety Day (USA)


12 January:    Pop Up Adoption by RSPCA QLD, Brisbane Convention Centre (AU)


17 January:    Paws Day Moyneyana Festival, Fiddlers Green, Port Fairy (AU)





17 February:             Street Paws Festival (AU)


20 February:            Love your Pet Day


22 February:             Cat Day (Japan)


23 February:             International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day


28 February:            World Spay Day





28 March:      Respect Your Cat Day


30 March:      K-9 Kryptonite Challenge, Cairns (AU)





1- 7 April:       International Pooper Scooper Week


22 April:         Earth Day


28 April:         Hairball Awareness Day


29 April:         National Greyhound Adoption Day


30 April:         World Veterinary Day


30 April:         Adopt A Tabby Day


*April is National Greyhound Adoption Month






14 May:          International Chihuahua Appreciation Day


20 May:          RSPCA Million Paws Walk (AU)


20 May:          Dogs of Wayward Take Over, Camperdown Sydney (AU)


30 May:          International Hug Your Cat Day





2 June:            The Great Australian Dachshund Walk, Brisbane(AU)


4 June:            Hug Your Cat Day


9 June:            Annual Dachshund Dash, Campbell Street, Port Fairy (AU)


22 June:         International Take Your Dog to Work Day


29/ 30 June:   Gold Coast Pet & Animal Expo






27/28 July:    Riverwood Downs Trail Run (AU)


30 July:           International Day of Friendship






3-4 August:    Sydney Dog Lovers Show 2019 (AU)


5-11 August:  International Assistance Dog Week


8 August:       World Cat Day


17 August:     International Homeless Animals Day


19 August:     RSPCA Cup Cake Day (AU)


20 August:     Dirty Dog Trail Run – Coopernook State Forest NSW (AU)





15 September: Big Adopt Out, Brisbane QLD (AU)


28 September: International Rabbit Day






4 October:      World Animal Day


30 October:    National Black Cat Day (UK)





3-4 November: Dog Lovers Show, Brisbane QLD (AU)


25 Nov – 15 Dec: Give a dog a bone keep kitty happy, Sydney (AU)


30 Nov/1 Dec: Cat Lovers Show, Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building (AU)





9 December: DOGS Victoria – Big Day Out For Dogs & Canine Christmas Market (AU)



If you run a dog-friendly event and would like to see it here or know about a pet celebration day that is not listed above, please do get in contact.