International Dog Day is celebrated annually on August 26 to promote the adoption of dogs instead of buying them from pet shops. The day was founded by Animal Welfare Advocate and Pet Lifestyle expert Collen Paige. The aim of promoting this day is to raise awareness about adopting these animals who are currently in rescue centres. on this day promote dog ownership of all breeds, pure and mixed. Embrace National Dog Day as an opportunity for all dogs to live a safe, happy and abuse-free life.
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International Dog Day 2022: Significance
Their love is unconditional and therefore to honour that affection, International Dog Day is celebrated annually on August 26. It also aims to encourage people to adopt dogs and provide them with the better quality of life they deserve. Devote your time to your closest furry friend and make it feel more special. This day gives us an opportunity to spread awareness about such issues and ultimately motivate everyone to take better care of these dogs.
History of the International Dog Day:
The day was started as National Dog Day in the US in 2004 by pet & family lifestyle expert, animal rescue advocate, conservationist and dog trainer Colleen Paige. August 26 was chosen as on this day, Paige’s family had adopted their first dog “Sheltie” from an animal shelter when she was just 10 years old. Not only this, Colleen is the founder of National Puppy Day, National Cat Day, and National Wildlife Day as well.