National Pet Month 2015
Saturday, 28 February 2015 | D for Dog
National Pet Month is a registered charity, unique in bringing together animal welfare charities, professional bodies, pet businesses, schools, youth groups and pet lovers, with the common goal of improving the welfare of pets.
"Pets provide us with so much love and companionship so we think it’s time to repay that kindness. Please join us and let’s celebrate life with our pets! Our nation’s beloved pets are counting on you."
National Pet Month 2015 runs from 1st April to 4th May
You are invited to be a part of National Pet Month. Thousands of people up and down the UK will be celebrating life with their pets, spreading the word on responsible pet ownership or raising money for their favourite charities in fun-filled events.
National Pet Month Aims are to:
- promote responsible pet ownership
- make people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets
- increase public awareness of services available from professionals who work with animals
- raise awareness of the role, value and contribution to society of working companion animals
Each year the responsible pet ownership message is conveyed by running the events under a central theme. The 2015 theme is “Pets and the elderly: enjoying later years together”.
The range of events is huge and can include dog and cat shows, dogathons, bazaars, parades, sponsored walks, raffles, dances, veterinary practice open days and roadshows.
Whatever you decide to do, by being a part of National Pet Month you can make things better for the nation’s pets and you can help keep National Pet Month running whilst having some fun too!
To find out more about National Pet Month visit http://www.nationalpetmonth.org.uk