National Make a Friend Day: How to Help Your Dog Make Friends

National Make a Friend Day: How to Help Your Dog Make Friends

As the saying goes, “No man is an island”. Building relationships with the people around us is vital not only to our sanity and survival, but also to our quality of life and personal growth. Whether we want to acknowledge it or not, we wouldn’t be the person we are today if we didn’t meet the people that we did. So as a way to continue learning, growing, and bettering ourselves and other people, let’s take the time to hit the refresh button and lengthen our friends list every February 11th in celebration of National Make a Friend Day! Of […]
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National Toothache Day: Does Your Pet Have a Toothache?

National Toothache Day: Does Your Pet Have a Toothache?

Tossing and turning in bed until the wee hours of the night, trying to brave through the painful throbbing of a damaged tooth even for just an hour’s worth of shuteye—yep, we’ve all been there and it’s no fun! That’s why as adults, we’ve learned that skipping a 2-minute teeth cleaning ritual isn’t worth getting a head start on those z’s. As a way to educate people on the importance of dental care, as well as the prevention and treatment of teeth-related issues, we observe National Toothache Day every February 9th. However, as pet owners, we should care for our […]
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National Frozen Yogurt Day

National Frozen Yogurt Day

Is your uncontrollable sweet tooth holding you back from shedding those extra stubborn pounds you’ve been meaning to lose since 2019? Well, believe it or not, there’s a way for you to get your diet back on track without completely depriving yourself of life’s sweet, delectable pleasures. How, you might ask? Simply trade in your favorite dessert for a healthier alternative—frozen yogurt! Yogurt was first invented in the Middle East and India over 4,000 years ago. It wasn’t until the 1970’s that the fermented treat made its way to the US, when an American dairy company known as HP Hood […]
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National Thank a Mail Carrier Day: Teach Your Dog to Love Mail Carriers

National Thank a Mail Carrier Day: Teach Your Dog to Love Mail Carriers

Rain or shine, our friendly neighborhood mail carriers are there to deliver our most awaited letters and packages six days a week. They brave through the hunger, the traffic, the exhaustion, and even the dog barks just to make sure we get that new Amazon product we’re so excited about not a second too late. For that, they truly deserve to have a special day observed in their honor. So this February 4th, don’t let your mail carrier go without hearing a “Thank You” because it’s National Thank a Mail Carrier Day! Unfortunately, while we love our mailman or mail […]
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Blueberry Pancake Day: The Safe Way to Celebrate with Your Dog

Blueberry Pancake Day: The Safe Way to Celebrate with Your Dog

What’s better than waking up to a plate of pancakes? Waking up to a plate of blueberry pancakes! Topped with the famous blue-colored superfood, not only are they more flavorful but they’re also way more nutritious—perfect for kick starting the day! However, today’s an exception to the unwritten rule that blueberry pancakes are best eaten before the clock strikes noon. Why? Because January 28th is Blueberry Pancake Day! And in celebration, you’re free to indulge in the fruit-sprinkled cake-inspired dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Okay, we know you’re excited to scarf down as many mouthwateringly delicious blueberry pancakes—your furry […]
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National Peanut Butter Day: Should You Share Peanut Butter with Your Dog?

National Peanut Butter Day: Should You Share Peanut Butter with Your Dog?

Calling all peanut butter lovers—January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day! Whether you prefer it crunchy, smooth, with chocolate, or with jelly, this is a celebration you definitely wouldn’t want to skip out on! First patented by Marcellus Gilmore Edison in 1884, peanut butter has been around for more than a century now, yet it remains a classic favorite in many American households. However, humans aren’t the only ones going nuts for the nutty food spread, our canine friends are, too! But the question is, should we share spoonfuls of peanut butter with them on National Peanut Butter Day?   […]
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National Hugging Day: Should You Hug Your Pet?

National Hugging Day: Should You Hug Your Pet?

First introduced by Kevin Zaborney on January 21, 1986 in Michigan, National Hugging Day is a holiday meant to encourage people to spread the love through warm hugs. So whether you’re a side hug, back hug, or bear hug kind of person, make sure to celebrate the day with open arms and give everyone you love a big hug! Speaking of loved ones, we know that you won’t let the day pass without pulling your pet in for a tight embrace. Why would you, right? It’s one of the best ways to de-stress after a long day and show your […]
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National Winnie the Pooh Day: Can Pets Eat Honey Like Pooh?

National Winnie the Pooh Day: Can Pets Eat Honey Like Pooh?

A chubby, yellow-skinned bear that wears a red, almost-too-small shirt, and has an undeniable obsession with honey? Yep, that sounds like none other than Winnie the Pooh! Created by Alan Alexander “A.A.” Milne, Pooh has been a childhood favorite for generations. So every year, on January 18th, we celebrate National Winnie the Pooh Day as a tribute to the amazing imagination and writing talents of Milne that brought us the iconic honey-loving bear. Speaking of honey, what better way to enjoy the special day than to crack open a jar of honey, right? Since Winnie the Pooh eats it all […]
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National Dress Up Your Pet Day

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

Whether it’s a pink tutu, a cool hoodie, or a superhero outfit, the majority of pet parents absolutely love playing dress-up with their fur babies. If you do, too, then it’s time to put your fashion sense to the test because National Dress Up Your Pet Day is finally here! Celebrated every 14th of January, National Dress Up Your Pet Day was founded by leading pet and family lifestyle expert and animal advocate Colleen Paige to remind owners about the importance of having fun with their pets. However, whatever costume you decide to put on your furry friend today, it’s […]
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National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

If you’re wondering who in the world started National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day (and decided to stick with that incredibly looooong title), then we know exactly how you feel. We’ve searched high and low, but weirdly enough, no one really knows the when and how the day became a yearly tradition. It doesn’t really matter, though, because who wouldn’t want a free pass to step on a puddle and splash their friends, right? Well, unless they’re on their way to work or you know, a date or something, then you may want to find another […]
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