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2018 Pet Holidays for Veterinary Practices – Australia & New Zealand

It’s hard to come up with social media content that is relevant but it is particularly hard to keep up to date with key pet holidays. We’re helping veterinary practices out by keeping you informed of some of the most important pet holidays this year.

January

26 January - Australia Day

February

4 February - World Cancer Day

14 February - Valentines Day

March

Polite pets month

Poison prevention awareness month

17 March - St Patrick's Day

21 March - Adopt a Greyhound Day

26 March - Purple Day (Epilepsy awareness)

April

Heartworm Awareness Month

National Pet Month

1 April – April Fools! & Easter
7 April -World health day
8 April – healthy hips day
22 April - Earth day
24-20 April - World immunisation Day (WHO)
25 April - ANZAC Day

28 April - World Veterinary Day
30 April - International Guide Dog Day

May

13 May – Mother’s Day

June

Adopt-a-Cat Month

8 June - National Best Friends Day
19 June - National Garfield Day

July

8-14 July - National Daibetes Week
31 July - National mutt day

August

Pet Dental Health Month

17 August - National black cat appreciation day
22 April - National take your cat to the vet day
24 August - Daffodil Day

September

National disaster preparedness month
National guide dogs month

1 Sep - Ginger cat appreciation day

2 Sep - Father’s Day

29 Sep - AFL Grand Final

30 Sep - NRL Grand Final

October

4 Oct 4 - World animal day
16 Oct - Global cat day
31 Oct - Halloween

November

Pet Diabetes month

5 November - Melbourne Cup Day

December

National Pet ID Month

25 December - Christmas