Love Your Pet Day is a holiday that, of course, almost all animal lovers have heard of. On this day, people pamper their pets with gifts and various tasty things. Pet Love Day was coined in America, but is celebrated in most countries of the world. Those who do not have pets can purchase them on this day.
The holiday was invented by American veterinarians and animal advocates. On this day, all pet owners should show love to their pets in any way. You can pet your favorite animal, take it for a walk or treat it to delicious things. The main thing is to tell the pet about love in a language accessible to him.
Statistics claim that 80% of the inhabitants of the Earth have some kind of pet, ranging from fish to wild animals such as lions and tigers. They all need love and attention. It is necessary to show love to pets every day, and not only on a holiday, but on a holiday you should be especially gentle with them.
Many interesting facts are known about pets:
- It is known that cats and dogs can act as doctors, lying to a person on a sore spot;
- Animals sense danger faster than people and begin to worry long before a fire or earthquake, such signals should be listened to;
- Some people keep dangerous animals or insects at home, such as a poisonous tarantula or crocodile;
- Many countries criminalize pet abuse.
Before you get a pet, you need to weigh the pros and cons.
How to celebrate
You need to celebrate this day, of course, together with your pet.
If there is a cat as a pet, the holiday should be held at home, since the cat is a pet. If the pet is a dog, on this day you can walk longer with a four-legged friend. Animal Care Day is a good occasion to go with a dog or cat to a veterinary clinic for preventive vaccination or diagnosis. A great option to celebrate the holiday is to make your pet a stray dog or cat that is waiting for its owner in a shelter or on the street.
When is Love Your Pet Day celebrated in 2024?
Love Your Pet Day is observed on February 20 each year.