World Animal Day

World Animal Day

Every October 4th

While he may be rolling in his grave to discover that he was not the first person to be able to talk to animals, Doctor Doolittle would almost certainly be a keen advocate of World...

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...

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

22nd September (Fourth Saturday of September)

Held on the fourth Saturday or Sunday of September, this annual celebration of the long-eared, short-tailed mammal is not just in the name of the millions of bunnies kept as pets across the Western world...

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...

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