Escargot Day

Escargot Day

Every May 24th

French for edible snails, Escargot were the first animals to be farmed by man; archaeological evidence has found traces of heliciculture going back thousands of years. They are consumed across the whole of what used...

Western Monarch Day

Western Monarch Day

Every February 5th

Get out your tiara…wait no! It’s not that day. It is Western Monarch Day. It is a day to celebrate the Western Monarch butterfly. It travels from place to place but this day specifically we...

Pet Theft Awareness Day

Pet Theft Awareness Day

Every February 14th

Pet Theft Awareness Day is meant to call attention to the importance of pet identification methods. It is a day for considering just how much the presence of an animal can enrich a family and...

Marmot Day

Marmot Day

Every February 2nd

Marmot Day is a celebration of marmots, a group of large squirrel-like animals that includes groundhogs, woodchucks and ground squirrels. Even though marmots are found all over the world, from Canada to Mexico and from...

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

Every February 23rd

Every dog has its day - and this is it. Nobody seems to know the origins of Dog Biscuit Day, but every canine in the world knows the best way to celebrate it. Pets will...

Manatee Appreciation Day

Manatee Appreciation Day

27th March (Last Wednesday in March)

Manatees are aquatic mammals known for their immense size and jowly appearance. Manatees might not make the list of cutest animals, but enough manatee enthusiasts exist for there to be a Manatee Appreciation Day. Manatee Appreciation...