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

11th 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...

World Octopus Day

World Octopus Day

Every October 8th

As the name suggests, World Octopus Day celebrates one of the most distinctive creatures living on the planet today; the octopus. Octopuses are worthy of appreciation for a number of reasons. First of all, they are...

International Rabbit Day

International Rabbit Day

23rd September (Fourth Saturday of September)

Poachers and cosmetic manufacturers beware: International Rabbit Day is definitely not for you! Held on the fourth Saturday or Sunday of September, this annual celebration of the long-eared, short-tailed mammal is not just in the...

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...

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