May Celebrates National Pet Month and Pet Cancer Awareness Month

May celebrates pets and benefits that pets bring to people’s lives with National Pet Month in the USA and Pet Cancer Awareness Month. It is observed annually in the United States in May and during the month of April in the United Kingdom. May is also Pet Cancer Awareness Month with goals to inform pet owners of the potential dangers their pet may face from cancer. We gathered information and resources for all the pet owners and pet lovers out there for both National Pet Month and Pet Cancer Awareness Month below.

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How to Contribute to National Dog Day By Adopting or Giving Back With Lemonbug Jewelry

National Dog Day is annually celebrated on August 26th since 2004. It was established by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige, also the founder of National Puppy Day, National Mutt Day and National Cat Day and many more philanthropic days. The date of August 26th is significant, as it’s the date that Colleen’s family adopted her first dog “Sheltie” when Colleen was 10 years old.

Per NationalDogDay.com, “For dogs adopted on August 26th, National Dog Day becomes many a dog’s birthday and for all dogs, it’s as popular and exciting as the Super Bowl, with the anticipation of the day culminating into an explosion of network news stories, national TV show segments, online videos, shelter events, internet photos and K9 parties planned around the globe!  Even citizens who are not dog owners will be encouraged to donate $5 to their local shelter or rescue on August 26th.” Continue Reading →

The Shelter Pet Project Campaign and Site

While watching CNN, like most folks were probably doing currently that have access to a TV or the online live feed, there was one commercial that caught my eye. As a pet owner most adopt a pet commercials from various organizations are saddening but not the Shelter Pet Project Campaign. Their commercials instead reminded future pet owners of the great quality of life a person has with a pet. Continue Reading →