World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day

Every August 20th

World Mosquito Day was first established in 1897, when the link between mosquitos and malaria transmission was discovered by Sir Ronald Ross. It aims to raise awareness about the causes of malaria and how it...

Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Pet Obesity Awareness Day

10th October (Second Wednesday of October)

We humans spend a lot of time fretting over our own, and one another's, weight, going to drastic measures to prevent or fight obesity, but what about our beloved pets? Believe it or not, animals...

International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day

Every July 29th

The tiger is the largest of the world’s big cats and this magnificent creature, with its distinctive orange and black stripes and beautifully marked face, has a day that is dedicated to it. This was...

Pet Fire Safety Day

Pet Fire Safety Day

Every July 15th

The combined efforts of the Kennel Club and ADT Security Services led to the first Pet Fire Safety Day being held in the late 2000s. The idea behind the event is to make pet owners...

Holistic Pet Day

Holistic Pet Day

Every August 30th

Holistic medicine has grown in popularity over recent years but many people will not have considered it in terms of treating their pets. Holistic Pet day was set up to try and bring more publicity...

International Whale Shark Day

International Whale Shark Day

Every August 30th

The bunnies have got Easter sewn up and Christmas is all about Rudolph, so it's only fair that everyone's favourite fish, the whale shark, gets a bite at the cherry. Started in 2012, International Whale Shark...