US & UK National Dog Day
US & UK National Dog Day is held on August 26. Was founded by a woman - Colleen Paige - in 2004. This event in the third decade of the month August is annual. Help us
The date of 26 August is significant as it marks the day when Colleen's family adopted their first dog "Sheltie" from an animal shelter, when Colleen was 10 years old.
National Dog Day celebrates all dogs, mixed breed and pure.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
International Dog Day on August 26 (supported by the International Fund for the Protection of Animals);
Hug Your Hound Day on September 8 (Second Sunday of September);
Responsible Dog Ownership Day on September 21 (Third Saturday in September);
Puppy Mill Awareness Day on September 21 (Third Saturday in September);
National Dog Week in USA on September 22 (Last Full Week of September);
National Deaf Dog Awareness Week in US on September 22 (Last Full Week in September)