Pupaholic’s 2018 Calendar of Dog Holidays

You’ve been waiting patiently and it’s finally here! Pupaholic’s Official Calendar of all this year’s best dog holidays and events. It’s also the “Year of the Dog,” which means even more reason to celebrate your furry friend. Our compilation has holidays and events for celebrating and for spreading awareness of pet-related issues. We hope the following list of dog holidays will remind you of the special role your pet’s play in your life and the joy they bring all year round.


National Train Your Dog Month.

Walk Your Pet Month.

Jan. 2, 2018: National Pet Travel Safety Day.

Jan. 14, 2018: National Dress Up Your Pet Day.


Dog Training Education Month.

Pet Dental Health Month.

Feb. 3, 2018: Golden Retriever Day

Feb. 4 at 3 p.m. ET: Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet.

Feb. 12-13, 2018: Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show.

Feb. 20, 2018: Love Your Pet Day.

Feb. 22, 2018: Walking the Dog Day.

Feb. 23, 2018: International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day.


March 8-11, 2018: Crufts. Held in Birmingham, England, this is the world’s largest dog show.

March 13, 2018: K-9 Veterans Day.

March 23, 2018: National Puppy Day.


National Adopt a Greyhound Month.

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. 

April 8-14, 2018: National Dog Bite Prevention Week.

April 11, 2018: Pet Day

April 21, 2018: Bulldogs are Beautiful Day.

April 26, 2018: National Kids and Pets Day.

April 30, 2018: Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.


National Pet Month.

Pet Cancer Awareness Month.

Chip Your Pet Month.

May 1, 2018: National Purebred Dog Day.

May 3, 2018: National Specially-Abled Pets Day.

May 6 – 12, 2018: Be Kind to Animals Week.


National Pet Preparedness Month.

June 3-9, 2018: Pet Appreciation Week.

June 8, 2018: Best Friends Day

June 21, 2018: Dog Party

June 22, 2018: Take Your Dog to Work Day


July 1, 2018: ID Your Pet Day.

July 21, 2018: National Craft for your Local Shelters Day.


Aug. 1, 2018: DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs.

Aug. 26, 2018: National Dog Day.

Aug. 28, 2018: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day.

Aug. 30, 2018: National Holistic Pet Day.


Sept. 9, 2018: National Pet Memorial Day.

Sept. 9, 2018: National Hug Your Hound Day.



Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month.

Oct. 10, 2018: National Pet Obesity Awareness Day.

Oct. 27, 2018: National PitBull Awareness Day.

Oct. 28, 2018: Plush Animal Lovers Day.


Peanut Butter Lovers Month.

Adopt a Senior Pet Month.

November 1, 2018: National Cook for Your Pets Day.

Nov. 17, 2018: National Take a Hike Day.

Nov. 22, 2018: National Dog Show.


Dec. 2, 2018: National Mutt Day.

Find an array of dog supplies, clothing, and gifts to make all your pet holidays and events extra special!