2022 Goodnewsforpets.com Pet and Vet Calendar

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2022 Pet Holiday & Pet/Vet Event Calendar

Dental Month Should Be Every Month! Check out these great VOHC approved products


In person businesse and trade shows are opening up again, but check with the organization directly as many are still hosting virtual and hybrid events options.  We encourage everyone to please follow CDC guidelines. For guidelines regarding your pets, please visit AVMA.org/coronavirus.

Pet Events

National Train Your Dog Month

Walk Your Pet Month

Adopt A Rescue Bird Month


January 15-19, 2022 In Person and Virtual




Pet Events

Dental Month Should Be Every Month! Check out these great VOHC approved products

National Pet Dental Health Month

Responsible Pet Owners Month

Valentine’s Day February 14, 2022

Love Your Pet DayFebruary 20, 2022

Goodnewsforpets.com Official Anniversary Day – February 20, 2022

National Wildlife Day – February 22, 2022

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day- February 23, 2022


Western Veterinary ConferenceMarch 6-9, 2022 Las Vegas, NV  Goodnewsforpets.com Attended. 

Pet Events

World Wildlife Day- March 3, 2022

National Puppy Day March 23, 2022

Poison Prevention Week March 20-26, 2022 Third full week of March starting with a Sunday

Global Pet Expo  March 23-25, 2022 Orlando, FL (trade only event) – Goodnewsfropets.com Attended.

Global Pet Expo 2023 DATES: March 22-24, 2023, Orlando, FL


Pet Events

ASPCA’s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

American Red Cross’s Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month

National Frog Month

National Heartworm Awareness Month

Every Day is Tag Day April 2, 2022 First Saturday in April 

National Public Health Week April 4-10, 2022

National Dog Bite Prevention Week® April 10-16, 2022

National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week April 10-16, 2022

National Pet Day April 11, 2022

National Dolphin Day – April 14, 2022

National Volunteer Week April 15-22

National Pet ID Week April 18-21, 2022 Third full week of April starting with a Sunday 

National Environmental Education Week April 22-28, 2022​

National Kids & Pets Day April 28, 2022

Hairball Awareness Day April 29, 2022 Last Friday in April
National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day April 30, 2022


Pet Events

National Service Dog Eye Examination Month

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Specially-abled Pets Day May 3, 2022

Cat Writers Association Contest Deadline Extended to May 7, 2022

National Pet Week® May 1-7, 2022 First full week in May starting with a Sunday

Be Kind to Animals Week® May 1-7, 2022 First full week of May starting with a Sunday

National Wildlife Preparedness Day May 7, 2022

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day May 14, 2022 Second Saturday in May

Endangered Species Day May 20, 2022

International Turtle Day May 23, 2022

Interzoo May 24-27, 2022 Nuremberg, Germany (trade show)


Pet Events

American Humane’s Adopt-a-Cat Month®​

AKA Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

National Zoo and Aquarium Month​

Hug Your Cat Day June 4, 2022

Relief Rover Virtual 5K, June 4-25, 2022 with PrideVMC as beneficiary.

World Food Safety Day June 7, 2022

Pet Appreciation Week June 5-11, 2022 First full week in June

World Oceans Day June 8, 2022

Global #VetMedPride Celebration, Friday, June 10, 2022, 3:00-4:00pm CT.

World Pet Memorial Day June 14, 2022

VMI: The Power of Affinity Groups – Celebrating Diversity Part 2 @ NABVC 2022, Saturday, June 18 @ 1:00-1:50pm CT, Columbus, OH. Hybrid event, free to join virtually.

westminster logoThe 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show held at Lyndhurst on Saturday, June 18 through Wednesday June 22, 2022. Details here.


National Insurance Awareness Day – June 20, 2022

Take Your Dog to Work Day June 24, 2022


Pet Events

Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month​

Independence Day July 4

World Zoonoses Day July 6       

Pet Fire Safety Day July 1

AVMA Convention

July 29-August 2, 2022 Philadelphia, PA. Registration Now Open! 

National Mutt Day July 31


International Cat Day August 8

National Immunization Awareness Month National Check the Chip Day August 15

SuperZoo August 17-19

National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day​ August 22

International Dog Day August 26

Animal Health Corridor Summit August 29-30, 2022


Pet/Vet Events

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