Wordless Wednesday – National Pet Day

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National Pet Day

Did you know that April 11, 2017 is National Pet Day? This special holiday was founded in 2006 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues all around the globe.

There are so many ways to celebrate this special day! If you have pets of your own, show them extra love and attention throughout the day!

  • Give them your undivided attention.
  • Play their favorite games with them.
  • Pet them, hug them, tell them how much you love them.
  • Feed them their favorite healthy meals.
  • Make a vet and grooming appointment to ensure that they are healthy and well tended to!

If you don’t currently have a pet but have been considering getting one, why not visit your local animal shelter or contact your local rescue organizations and start a dialog with them to see if your family and one of their residents might be a match made in heaven?

And, why not consider making a donation to your favorite animal or pet organization? Whether you donate your time, talents, or resources, they are sure to be appreciative of your support!

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Wordless Wednesday – Week of April 11, 2017

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35 Responses to “Wordless Wednesday – National Pet Day”

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  1. stevebethere
    Twitter: bethere2day
    says:

    Nice post and photo and some good suggestions and tips 🙂

    Have a nationalpetdaytastic week & thanks for meandering by 🙂

  2. Karren
    Twitter: Myllls
    says:

    Thank you for hosting, Hope you have a great week!

  3. Ellen Pilch says:

    Great post, we should celebrate our pets every day.

  4. Thank you for the party… I hope you have a great week. 🙂

  5. Ruth Daly says:

    Great suggestions for looking after pets!

  6. Shilpa says:

    This is a nice idea

  7. Summer says:

    Aren’t we supposed to have a National Pet Day tree, with presents underneath it?

  8. We don’t have that in our Country, but I think we have to introduce it. Extra Pawkisses for a Happy National Pet Day 🙂 <3

  9. Ramona, Happy Pet Day to all of your furbabies! Thanks for hosting the mid-week fun that never fails to awe and inspire me. Please JUMP over to look at today’s edition of Art Sketching Through the Alphabet Letter “J”. Have a happy WW!

  10. Kitties Blue says:

    Did you mean National Cat Day? MOL! Just teasing. We celebrated with our own Pet Day post. Hope lots of anipals found new homes yesterday. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, CalistaJo and Cooper Murphy

  11. You have the best pets in the world. Thanks for tips and the great photo.

  12. Marie Moody
    Twitter: Xmasdolly
    says:

    I wish I could celebrate with you, but I don’t have a pet yet. After our vacation hubby said he will get me one. Woo Hoo Can hardly wait. Sorry I’m so late, but had a few problems with my internet this morning. Big hugs and have a great day.

  13. indah nuria says:

    Happy national pet day! We have a pet fish at home named Darwin 🙂

  14. Maggie says:

    I missed National Pet Day, but everyday is Mickey Mouser and Rufus the Red day in our house! Nice post.

  15. Such a sweet post that you shared at Happy Pink Saturday too. Happy Easter and enjoy a wonderful weekend. HUGS

  16. Happy Easter to you and happy belated national Pet Day, too!
    Purrs, ERin

  17. speedyrabbit says:

    Happy Easter,we agree celebrating pets every day should be the norm,xx Speedy

  18. Happy National Pet Day!

    and sorry we are late, happy Easter and we hope your week is a good one

  19. Great suggestions! We just adopted a kitty from our local SPCA a month and a half ago. Best decision we made. Thanks for linking up to #fridayfrivolity! Xx

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Love hearing that you’ve adopted and it’s the best decision you’ve made – be sure to share your photos and stories with us (and leave me comments so I don’t miss your posts!)

  20. Nicole says:

    I did not know that April 11 was National Pet Day! I got our pets some special treats “just because” so I hope that makes up for it. We will have to mark our calendars for next year.

    Thank you for linking up your blog post with us at the #HomeMattersParty this week.

  21. Wonderful tips for pampering and looking after your pet! How lovely there is a National Pet Day! We don’t have pets now because we travel too much, but we had two cats who lived to be 18 who were really part of the family. They passed away 10 years ago but I still miss them every day! Thank you for sharing this post with us at Hearth and Soul.

  22. I did not know that April 11 was National Pet Day! Thank you for informing. Happy National Pet Day!

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