There are lots of events to bark about this October, including a couple opportunities to raise money for pets while getting your – and your pup’s – steps in. Show us how you and your #dogsterdogs are enjoying your October fall days by tagging us in your photos on social media.
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Month-long October 2022 Dog Holidays
Adopt a Dog month
Animal Safety & Protection month
Weekly October 2022 Dog Holidays
October 1-7, 2022: Walk Your Dog week
October 2-8, 2022: Animal Welfare week
October 16-22, 2022: Veterinary Technician week
Daily October 2022 Dog Holidays
October 1, 2022: Fire Pup day
October 1, 2022: Black Dog day
October 4, 2022: World Animal day
October 12, 2022: Pet Obesity Awareness day
October 15, 2022: Fetch day
October 21, 2022: Pets for Veterans day
October 30, 2022: Treat Your Pet day
October 2022 Dog Events
October 12, 2022: ASPCA Annual Humane Awards Luncheon recognizes animal heroes who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts, as well as people who have shown a great commitment to animal welfare. For more info, visit ASPCA.org
October 15-16, 2022: AKC Meet the Breeds, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH. For more information, visit akc.org
October 21-23, 2022: Pet Health Expo LA is one of the pet industry’s largest pet health and wellness shows. Held at the Grand Exhibit Hall at Magic Box, Los Angeles, CA. A virtual show will be held at pethealthexpo.com
October 22, 2022: National Strut Your Mutt Day is a Best Friends Animal Society national fundraiser walk that brings communities together to fight pet homelessness. Fundraising ends Oct. 31. Check for your city’s in-person schedule network at bestfriends.org
October 22, 2022: American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life of San Diego. Held at 8810 Judicial Dr., San Diego, CA. This non-competitive fundraiser benefits the American Cancer Society. For more information, click here.
October 28-30, 2022: Heart of Texas Dog Show. This all-dog breeds show is held at Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. For more information, click here.
Want to see what dog holidays are coming up in 2022? Check out Dogster’s dog holiday list.