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National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day is observed each year on April 30.  This day was created as a way to raise awareness for thousands of pets that are waiting for (and needing) adoption from the shelters.

HOW TO OBSERVE

If you can care for a pet, consider adopting. Celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day by sharing pictures of your adopted pet on social media using #AdoptAShelterPetDay.

HISTORY

We are currently researching the origins of National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day.

Originally posted on National Day Calendar!

Earlier Event: April 29
National Pet Parents Day
Later Event: May 1
Chip Your Pets Month