May Pet Holidays:
~ National Pet Month
~ Chip Your Pet Month.
~ National Service Dog Eye Examination Month. The American College of Veterinary Optholmologists hosts this annual event when over 200 veterinary optholmologists donate their services to provide eye exams to service dogs in the US and Canada.
~ May 5-11, 2013: American Humaneís Be Kind to Animals Week. This week-long event has been celebrated since 1915. Always the first full week of May.
~ May 5-11, 2013: National Pet Week. Always held the first full week of May by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
~ May 6-12 2013: Puppy Mill Action Week.humanesociety.org/puppymills An initiative of the HSUS, this week is always scheduled to begin the Monday before Motherís Day.
~ Second Saturday in May. Animal Disaster Preparedness Day.
~ May 16-19, 2013: World Dog Show Hungary. This large show is hosted by a different county every year.
~ May 29-25, 2013: Dog Bite Prevention Week. This event by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) along with the United States Post Office (USPS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) focuses attention on preventing dog bites.