Purebred Dog Day

Purebred Dog Day

Every May 1st

Mutts are adorable, and there is no denying that—their floppy ears, patches of different-coloured fur, and deep loving eyes. For those who just need a friend, someone who will be thrilled to see them when...

World Numbat Day

World Numbat Day

3rd November (First Saturday in November )

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) is a small marsupial that was once found across most of southern Australia. It is now restricted to a few isolated pockets in southwest Western Australia as well as two small...

Human-Animal Relationship Awareness Week

Human-Animal Relationship Awareness Week

12th November - 18th November

The Animals & Society Institute, an organization that studies and promotes human-animal relationships, will be celebrating our first ever Human-Animal Relationship Awareness Week, in the second week of November (November 13-19, 2016). We would be...

World Snake Day

World Snake Day

Every July 16th

Snakes have gotten something of a bad rap over the past few thousand years. What with that one snake tricking that nice lady nice lady into eating an apple way back when, thus condemning the...

Ferret Day

Ferret Day

Every April 2nd

The ferret is a much maligned and misunderstood animal, widely believed to be a smelly, quarrelsome, amoral, biting beast. All you have to do is take a quick look at some of the most popular children’s...

Fancy Rat & Mouse Day

Fancy Rat & Mouse Day

Every November 12th

Fancy Rat & Mouse Day gives us the opportunity to celebrate these beautiful creatures. Not to be confused with wild (black) rats, the Fancy Rat is the domesticated brown rat; while the Fancy Mouse is...