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Every Day Should Be National Dog Day!

September 04, 2021 2 min read

National Dog Day is an annual event celebrated on August 26th.

National Dog Day was established in 2004 by animal advocate & pet and family lifestyle expert Coleen Paige. The aim of the awareness day is to raise awareness about the number of dogs that are currently in rescue centres and encourage the adoption of these animals.

Sadly, each year, millions of dogs become homeless because they are unwanted or their owners are unable to care for them. National Dog Day aims to encourage people to adopt dogs from shelters and rescue organisations.

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Life in lockdown has not only allowed us to spend more quality time at home with our families (of the human kind), but also with our pets too! Whether your pet has become your new working from home buddy, or they’ve just been there keeping your spirits up…this precious time has given us the opportunity to witness all their cute quirks and funny personalities more than ever! 

How to Participate in International Dog Day

If you own a dog, this one’s easy! You can celebrate International Dog Day simply by spending time with your furry friend. But even if you’re not a dog owner, there are plenty of ways to get involved.

Adopt a dog. If you’re able, giving a dog a home is the best thing you can do on International Dog Day. The RSPCA has all the information you need on how to rehome a pet.

Play games with your dog. Go for a walk or run, create a doggy obstacle course, or even play a game of hide and seek. Teaching your dog some new tricks is also a great way to have fun and keep your dog mentally agile. Take some great photos so you can capture a memorable moment to frame, check out ourfunny custom pet portraits canvases!

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Organise a playdate for your dog to get together with friends. Maybe gift your good friends with funny pet portraits of them with their furry pet!

Give yourdog a gift, like a new toy, a massage, or a tasty treat. You can even bake your own dog-friendly snacks at home if you’re so inclined. 

Donate food, toys, or blankets to an animal rescue shelter. If you prefer to donate money, Assistance Dogs UK has a list of charity organisations.

Sponsor a dog or volunteer with a local shelter or dog protection group.

Buy a gift for your dog, check out our beautifulcustom made blankets they can snuggle into. 

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Pet a dog. A recent study shows that as little as 10 minutes of petting a dog can provide significant stress relief.

Hop on social media. You can follow the National Dog Day account on Instagram, track the event on Facebook, and post (or just browse) dog pictures on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #InternationalDogDay

Think outside the box. Last year, pet owners around Scotland took advantage of National Trust properties re-opening to take photos of their dogs in photogenic surrounds.

Now that we’ve got some great ideas for you to get stuck into for National Dog day, choose your favourite memorable moments to decor your home. Have a great day with your furr friends! 

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