Calendar

2020 Pet Holiday & Pet/Vet Event Calendar and

Goodnewsforpets 20th Anniversary Year

BREAKING NEWS: SUPERZOO 2020 RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 17-21, 2021

COVID-19 NOTE

To our Goodnewsforpets Community — Although stay at home restrictions are being eased, large gatherings are still being cancelled for the coming months with virtual events being planned. Please check with the individual event organizers in real-time.  Be well, be safe, maintain social distancing, stay home as guidelines dictate, wash your hands and please follow CDC guidelines regarding use of masks in public. For guidelines regarding your pets, please visit AVMA.org/coronavirus. Have a safe and good summer.

January


Pet Events

National Train Your Dog Month

Walk Your Pet Month

Adopt A Rescue Bird Month

 

VMX Virtual A Goodnewsforpets Anniversary Highlight

VMX – Veterinary Meeting & Expo

Orlando, Florida

January 18 -22

See you next year: January 16-20, 2021

We were there covering VMX Virtual and the VMX Meeting & Expo. #Goodnewsforpets20

akc logo

 

A Goodnewsforpets Anniversary Highlight

AKC Meet the Breeds

New York, NY

January 25-26

We were there at one of our fav NYC events bringing you some pics of the breeds we love and tips from AKC too in our 20th Anniversary Year.  Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @ Goodnewsforpets #Goodnewsforpets20

February

Pet Events

National Pet Dental Health Month

Responsible Pet Owners Month

DWAA LogoA Goodnewsforpets Anniversary Highlight

DWAA Banquet

February 10, 2020 – Secaucus, NJ

2021 VIRTUAL EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Sunday, February 14, 2021 FREE, TIME TBD, COMPETITION OPENS JULY 6, 2020. VISIT WWW.DWAA.ORG

We were there proudly celebrating our 20th Anniversary Year as a DWAA Sponsor! DWAA was one of our first media sponsors. Hurray! Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @Goodnewsforpets #Goodnewsforpets20

A Goodnewsforpets Anniversary Highlight

Westminster Dog Show

Feb 8 – Agility

144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show – February  9-11

New York, NY

Next Year: Feb 13 Agility; Feb 15-16 145th Annual  Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

We were there covering Westminster for our 20th Anniversary Year.  It’s all about the dogs at this show! #Goodnewsforpets20

Valentine’s Day

February 14

A Goodnewsforpets Anniversary Highlight

Western Veterinary Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada

February 16-19, 2020

See You Next Year: February 14-17, 2021

We were there covering WVC during our official anniversary launch.  #Goodnewsforpets20         

A Goodnewsforpets Anniversary Highlight

Goodnewsforpets.com Official Anniversary Day

Love Your Pet Day
February 20

National Dog Biscuit Day
February 23

A Goodnewsforpets Anniversary Highlight

Global Pet Expo

Orlando, FL

February 26-28, 2020

See you next year: March 24-26, 2021

We were there to cover one of the biggest pet product shows of the year during our 20th Anniversary Year. Contact Editor Lea-Ann Germinder at [email protected]. #Goodnewsforpets20

March

Pet Events

Poison Prevention Week
March 18-24
Third full week of March starting with a Sunday

National Puppy Day
March 23

April

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 7
First Saturday in April 

National Public Health Week
April 2-8

National Dog Bite Prevention Week®
April 8-14

National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week
April 8-14

National Pet Day
April 11

National Volunteer Week
April 15-22

National Pet ID Week
April 15-21
Third full week of April starting with a Sunday 

National Environmental Education Week
April 22-28​

Earth Day
April 22

International Guide Dog Day
April 25
Last Wednesday in April

National Kids & Pets Day
April 26

Hairball Awareness Day
April 27
Last Friday in April

World Veterinary Day
April 28
Last Saturday in April

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
April 30

May

Pet Events

National Service Dog Eye Examination Month

National Specially-abled Pets Day
May 3

National Pet Week®
May

Be Kind to Animals Week®

First full week of May starting with a Sunday

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
Second Saturday in May

Endangered Species Day
May 18

International Turtle Day
May 23


CANCELLED

Interzoo

Weisbaden, Germany

May 19-22, 2020 Rescheduled for June 1-4, 2021


June

Pet Events

American Humane’s Adopt-a-Cat Month®​

ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

National Zoo and Aquarium Month​

Pet Appreciation Week
June 7-13
First full week in June

Hug Your Cat Day
June 4

World Oceans Day
June 9

World Pet Memorial Day
June 9
Second Sunday in June

Take Your Dog to Work Day
June 26

July

Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month​

Independence Day
July 4

World Zoonoses Day
July 6

Dog Writers Association of America Writing Competition Opens

July 6

Pet Fire Safety Day
July 1

THE CWA CONFERENCE AND BANQUET PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED FOR ISELIN, NJ  IS RESCHEDULING AS A JULY VIRTUAL EVENT. DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED!

National Mutt Day
July 31

THE 2020 AVMA CONVENTION IS CANCELLED. WATCH FOR UPDATES ABOUT ONLINE EVENTS. 

AVMA Convention

July 31-August 4

San Diego, CA


August

National Immunization Awareness Month

National Check the Chip Day
August 15

National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day​
August 22

International Dog Day
August 26

SuperZoo

Las Vegas, Nevada

August 31-September 3 RESCHEDULED 

August 17-19, 2021


September

Pet/Vet Events

National Hug Your Hound Day

National Dog Week

Dogs in Politics Day

October

November

Pet Events

ASPCA’s Adopt a Senior Pet Month

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

National Pet Diabetes Month

One Health Day​
November 3

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
November 4-10
First full week of November starting with a Sunday

National Senior Pet Health Month

The National Dog Show

December

Pet Events

National Mutt Day
December 2

World Wildlife Conservation Day
December 4

National Day of the Horse
December 13

Fetch San Diego

December 7 – 10

AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Dog Show

December 15-16

Christmas Day

December 25

Visit the Zoo Day
December 27

Hurray for our 20 years celebrating Goodnewsforpets! We love our community and thank our friends for following us all these years and welcome our new friends to the community. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @Goodnewsfopets #Goodnewsforpets20

2021  Rescheduling

Interzoo June 1-4, 2021

SuperZoo August 17-19, 2021