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Assisted Living for Seniors with Pets 2/21/2019
Pet Theft Awareness Day 2/14/2019
February has been proclaimed Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month 2/7/2019
Have-A-Heart-For-Chained-Dogs Week 1/31/2019
Four-Footed Healers Support the Team 1/24/2019
National Train Your Dog Month 1/17/2019
January is Walk Your Dog Month! 1/10/2019
Adopt-A-Rescued-Bird Month 1/3/2019
Holiday Proofing 12/21/2018
Pets as Gifts 12/19/2018
National Cat Lovers Month 12/13/2018

National Day of the Horse is observed annually on December 13 12/6/2018
December 4 is now known as Wildlife Conservation Day 11/29/2018
Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month 11/15/2018
Pet Diabetes Month 11/8/2018
National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week​  11/1/2018
3 Facts and Myths About Spaying and Neutering Dogs 10/25/2018
National Pit Bull Awareness Month 10/18/2018
School Is Back in Full Swing 10/11/2018
World Animal Day 10/4/2018
6 Best Practices for Raising a Dog in a Small Apartment 10/9/2018
9 Tips for Moving with Your Pet 9/25/2018
It’s Happy Healthy Cat Month! 9/25/2018
Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet-Week 9/20/2018
September is National Service Dog Month 9/13/2018

K9s For Warriors - Because Together We Stand 9/6/2018
August 30th is National Holistic Pet Day 8/30/2018

National Take Your Cat to Vet Day 8/22/2018
International Homeless Animals Day 8/16/2018
6 Tips For Taking Care of Your Sick Dog 8/6/2018
Happy DOGust! 7/31/2018
National Mutt Day 7/31/2018

National Dog House Repair Month 7/19/2018
National Pet Fire Safety Day - July 15th 7/12/2018
June is National Pet Preparedness Month 6/26/2018
Adopt-A-Cat Month 6/21/2018
Attention NAPPS Members 6/14/2018
How Pets Can Affect a Child’s Life Positively 6/7/2018
Hug Your Cat Day 5/29/2018
National Service Animal Eye Exam Month 5/24/2018
Pet Cancer Awareness Month 5/17/2018

Be Kind to Animals Week 5/10/2018
Nationally Specially-abled Pets Day 5/3/2018
Adopt A Shelter Pet Day 4/30/2018
Pet First Aid Awareness Month 4/30/2018

Heartworm in Dogs: Myths vs. Facts 4/24/2018
April 11th is National Pet Day 4/10/2018

2018 Forum 4/5/2018
Recalls  3/15/2018
A “Gutsy” New Year’s Makeover For A Happy, Healthy Pet In 2018 3/15/2018
K9 Veterans Day 3/8/2018
NAPPS + DOGTV 3/6/2018
The Problem with Imitation 3/1/2018
National Cat Health Month 2/15/2018
Adopt-A-Rescued-Bird Month 1/11/2018
Top Health Tips For A Healthy & Happy Dog 1/4/2018
National Day of the Horse 12/7/2107
Pet Diabetes Month 11/21/2017

Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month 11/16/17

National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week 11/8/17
October = Adopt-A-Dog Month - 10/5/2017
October 1 is also known as National Black Dog Day - 9/28/2017
Deaf Dog Awareness Week -9/21/2017
National Disaster Preparedness Month -9/14/2017
National Service Dog Month - 8/31/2017
National Dog Day ~ 8/24/2017
Summer Hazards
Happy 4th of July
Adopt-A-Cat Month
"What Animal is in My Attic?"
NAPPS 2017 Forum = Success
Volunteer Today!
Spay/Neuter Awareness Month & World Spay Day
Recalls: Stay Informed & Up To Date
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Adopt-A-Rescued-Bird Month
Why adopting a pet is one of the best things you’ll ever do
National Train Your Dog Month
Winter Indoor Activities
January 5th is National Bird Day
There Are Many Organizations To Help During The Holidays
Don't Let The Holidays Be Frightful 
Winter Safety Infographic
National Mutt Day - December 2nd 
Time Out - To Take Care of YOU! 
Happy Thanksgiving 
Pet Cancer Awareness Month 
National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week
How Training & Socialization Change With an EPI Diagnosis
November has been declared as Adopt-a-Senior-Pet-Month
Halloween Safety for Pets 
National Cat Day ~ October 29th 
National Pet Obesity Awareness Day
Adopt-A-Dog Month 
World Animal Day, celebrated on October 4th 
How To Tell If Your Pet Is In Pain
Responsible Dog Ownership Month
September is recognized as National Preparedness Month
National Immunization Month
Celebrate National Dog Day on August 26th 
National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day ~ August 22nd
Back to School
Clear the Shelters = Success!
National Mutt Day - July 31st 
Summer Fun 
National Pet Fire Safety Day - July 15th 
10 Reasons Why Pet Parents Love Using NAPPS 
The Zika Virus 
Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) 
World Pet Memorial Day
Pet Appreciation Week
Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
Spring has officially sprung! 
Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
Pet Food Recalls 
April has been recognized as Heartworm Prevention Month
2016 NAPPS Education and Networking Forum
National Puppy Day 
March 20-26, 2016 has been proclaimed as National Poison Prevention Week 
Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
Pet Winter Safety Guide 
National Pet Dental Health Month
Finding An Ideal Weight For Your Pet 
What Can NAPPS Members Look Forward To
APDT has introduced the month of January as National Train Your Dog Month 
Adopt-A-Rescued-Bird Month
How Many Dangerous Poisons Exist In Your Home? 
Winter Has Arrived! 
Pet Winter Safety Guide 
This holiday season, it's easier than ever to make a needy pet's holiday brighter. 
Happy Holidays ~ Keep Pet Safe While Decking The Halls 
Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, takes place in November
National Black Cat Day
National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week
October = Adopt-a-Dog Month
Fall Allergy Season Is Upon Us Again! 
Pet Obesity Awareness Day, October 14th 
Deaf Dog Awareness Week 
National Preparedness Month ~ September! 
National Pet Memorial Day
September ~ Responsible Dog Ownership Month 
National Dog Day ~ August 26th! 
Take Your Cat to the Vet Day!
Deserving Pets Need You
National Mutt Day ~ July 31st 
National Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15 2015
Pet Summer Safety Guide 
Pet-Friendly Office Seeking Office-Friendly Pets
Adopt A Cat Month
Heartworm Disease (HWD)
Spring Has Sprung
How to Build a Successful Pet Sitting Business
The Canine Flu
Sleeping Dogs 
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
April: Lyme Disease Prevention Month
Idiopathic Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (IFLUTD) 
The 2015 Annual Conference was a success!
Taking the Next Step: Ways to Grow Your Business 
10 Marketing Initiatives for Pet Sitters in 2015
Pets & Colds 
New Pet Sitters: Set the Foundation For 2015 
The Winter Season Can Be Full Of Enjoyable Outdoor Activities
A New Year Means New Resolutions
Have a Holly Jolly Safe Holiday Season 
November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month 
Benefits of Advertising Your Pet-Sitting Business Both Online and Offline
Beat the Heat: Summer Safety Tips for Pet Parents 
Benefits of Hiring a NAPPS Professional Pet Sitter
Did You Know? 
DOGTV ~ Home Enrichment 
Save Money Without Sacrificing Great Education and Networking Opportunities!
2014 NAPPS Virtual Conference, March 6-8, 2014
The New NAPPChat Message Board is Here!
Take Advantage of  a Lull
Maximize your Holiday Marketing
The Importance of Keeping Files Up to Date
Stress - Free Pets
Planning a last-minute Labor Day getaway? 
Pet Sitter Safety at Meet and Greets
Why Volunteer for a NAPPS Committee?
Are you Getting the Most Value for Your Dollar with NAPPS?
NAPPS, Social Media, and You
Five Things You Should Know About NAPPS
Are You a Pet Parent?
NAPPS Announces New Membership Opportunity for Pet Parents
Presents 4 Pets is coming! 
Great Links to Know About
et Sitter and Communications
ets, Thunder, and Fireworks
ets and the Summer Heat
2014 Virtual Conference, March 6-8, 2014
Mentoring Teleconferences
The Importance of Having Insurance