Calendar

Celebrate pets and vets all year with our comprehensive pet holiday & veterinary event holiday calendar.

2018

February 

Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

Responsible Pet Owner’s Month

National Cat Health Month

American Heart Month

Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month

National Pet Dental Health Month

Dog Training Education Month

National Bird Feeding Month

vmx 2018 navc orlandoVMX (Formerly NAVC)

February 4-8, 2018 (Exhibits February 4-7)

We’re exhibiting! – Be sure to visit booth 3342, check out our schedule:

Book Signings:

Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC

Sunday, February 4th – 9:15 a.m. – 9:55 a.m., 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Monday, February 5th – 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Debra Horwitz, DVM, DACVB

Monday, February 5th – 9:15 a.m. – 9:55 a.m., 3:35 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.

Tuesday, February 6th – 9:15 a.m. – 9:55 a.m., 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Homes for Birds Week

February 5-11, 2018

Dog Writers Association of America Seminar & Writing Competition Awards Banquet

February 10, 2018

Banquet will be held at the New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan where Dr. Marty Becker, a.k.a. “America’s Veterinarian,” will give a keynote speech and legendary dog show host and author David Frei will be inducted into the DWAA Hall of Fame! Get your tickets here

The Westminster Kennel Club and American Kennel Club Meet & Compete

February 10, 2018

The Westminster Kennel Club 2nd Masters Obedience Championship

February 12, 2018

The 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

February 12-13, 2018

Pet Theft Awareness Day

February 14, 2018

Love Your Pet Day

February 20, 2018

Walking the Dog Day

February 22, 2018

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

February 23, 2018

World Spay Day

February 28, 2018

March

Poison Prevention Awareness Month

Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month

If Pets Had Thumbs Day

March 3, 2018

Western Veterinary Conference (WVC)

March 4-8, 2018

Cruft’s 2018

March 9-12, 2018

K-9 Veteran’s Day

March 13, 2018

Poison Prevention Awareness Week

March 19-25, 2018

Global Pet Expo

March 21-23, 2018

National Puppy Day

March 23, 2018

Respect Your Cat Day

March 28,2018

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference

March 30-April 2, 2018

April

Pet First Aid Awareness Month

ASPCA Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

National Heartworm Awareness Month

Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month

International Pooper Scooper Week

April 1-7, 2018

National Ferret Day

April 2, 2018

National Walking Day

April 5, 2018

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society Spring Symposium

April 6-9, 2018

National Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week

April 9-15, 2018

National Pet Day

April 11, 2018

Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

April 21, 2018

Earth Day

April 22, 2018

National Volunteer Week

April 23-29, 2018

National Lost Dog Awareness Day

April 23, 2018

National Help a Horse Day

April 26, 2018

International Guide Dogs Day

April 26, 2107

National Kids and Pets

April 26, 2018

Hairball Awareness Day

April 28,2018

World Veterinary Day

April 29, 2018

National Pet Parents Day

April 30, 2018

Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

April 30, 2018

National Animal Advocacy Day

April 30, 2018

May

Pet Cancer Awareness Month

National Pet Month

Responsible Animal Guardian Month

National Service Eye Dog Examination Month

National Purebred Dog Day

May 1, 2018

Be Kind to Animals Week

May 1 – 7, 2018

National Specially-Abled Pets Day

May 3, 2018

Mayday for Mutts

May 4, 2018

International Respect for Chickens Day

May 4, 2018

The National Dog Show

May 4-7, 2018

National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) Education & Networking Forum

May 5-7, 2018

National Pet Week

May 7-13, 2018

Animal Care Expo

May 9-12, 2018

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

May 10, 2018

BlogPaws Conference 

May 18-20, 2107

Central Veterinary Conference

May 18-21, 2018

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

May 21 – 27, 2018

June

American Humane Association Adopt-a-Cat Month

ASPCA Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

National Pet Preparedness Month

Social Petworking Month

National Hug Your Cat Day

June 4, 2018

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum

June 7 – 10, 2018

Cat Writers Association (CWA) Annual Conference & Awards Banquetcwa cat writers 2018 conference blogpaws

June 7-9, 2018 – Houston, TX – Get Your Tickets HERE!

Association of Veterinary Microbiologists (AVM) National Meeting

June 8 – 10, 2018

World Pet Memorial Day

June 10, 2018

National Pets in Film Day

June 19, 2018

Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 23, 2018

PACVet 2018 (Pacific Veterinary Conference)

June 29 – July 2, 2018

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

June 25 – July 1, 2018

July

Dog House Repairs Month

National Lost Pet Prevention Month

All American Pet Photo Day

July 11, 2018

I Love Horses Day

July 15, 2016

National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 15, 2018

National Craft for your Local Shelters Day

July 21, 2018

American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (AVMA)

July 21-25, 2018

SuperZoo

July 24-26, 2018: Conference
July 25-27, 2107: Standout

National Mutt Day

July 31, 2016

August

DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter and Rescued Dogs

August 1, 2018

Work Like a Dog Day

August 5, 2018

International Assistance Dog Week

August 6-12, 2107

World Cat Day

August 8, 2018

National Dog Assistance Day

August 10, 2018

Spoil Your Dog Day

August 10, 2018

National Check the Chip Day

August 15, 2018

International Homeless Animals Day

August 16, 2018

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 17, 2018

National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

August 22, 2018

National Dog Day

August 26, 2018

European Dog Show

August 24-27, 2018

KC Animal Health Homecoming Dinner

August 28, 2018

KC Animal Health Investment Forum

August 29, 2018

National Holistic Pet Day

August 30, 2018 

September

Animal Pain Awareness Month

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Month

Happy Cat Month

National Service Dog Month

National Disaster Preparedness Month

7th International Veterinary Congress

September 4-6, 2018

National Pet Memorial Day

September 10, 2018

National Hug Your Hound Day

September 10, 2018

National Dog Party Day

September 13-14, 2016

National Deaf Dog Awareness Week

September 24-30, 2018

National Dog Week 

September 24-30, 2018

Dogs in Politics Day

September 23, 2018

October

American Humane Association Adopt a Dog Month

ASPCA Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

National Pet Wellness Month

National Black Dog Day

October 1, 2018

8th International Conference on Animal Health and Veterinary Medicine

October 2 – 4, 2018

World Animal Day

October 4, 2018

National Walk Your Dog Week

October 1-7, 2018

New York Week for the Animals

2018 – TDB

EEVC Veterinary Conference

2018 – TBD

National Veterinary Technician Week

October 15 – 21, 2018

American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) Conference

October 19 – 22, 2018

American Veterinary Holistic Medical Association (AHVMA) Annual Conference

October 21 – 24, 2018

National Reptile Awareness Day

October 21, 2018

National Black Cat Day

October 27, 2018

Plush Animal Lovers Day

October 28, 2018

National Cat Day

October 29, 2018

November

ASPCA Adopt a Senior Pet Month

National Senior Pet Health Month

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Pet Diabetes Month

Cook For Your Pets Day

November 1, 2018

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

November 1 – 7, 2018

One Health Day

November 3, 2018

World Dog Show

November 8-12, 2018

9th Global Veterinary Summit

November 16-17, 2018

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Annual Convention

November 17 – 21, 2018

The National Dog Show

November 18 – 19, 2018 (Airs on TV on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23)

December

National Mutt Day

December 2, 2016

CVC San Diego

December 7 – 10, 2018

AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Dog Show

2018 – TBD

National Day of the Horse

December 13, 2018

2019

February

VMX – Veterinary Meeting & Expo (formerly NAVC)

February 19 -23, 2019

August

AVMA Convention

August 2 – 6, 2019

October

AAFP Conference

October 31 – November 3, 2019