National Dog Day 2014: Celebrate Your Canine Companion!

Dog Events & Activities By Meg Marrs 1 min read July 21, 2023

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Happy National Dog Day! Today, August 26, is a day to celebrate our favorite canine companions!

Here are 20 ways to celebrate, from NationalDogDay.com!

  1. Adopt a dog from your local shelter or pure breed rescue organization. Volunteer at your local shelter and offer to walk a dog or play with a dog, clean cages or anything else they need help with.
  2. Have a safety check of your home to make sure it’s safe for your dog and others.
  3. Donate blankets, food and toys to animal welfare organizations.
  4. Organize a peaceful demonstration in front of your community pet store that sells puppies.
  5. Write your Congressman and ask that he/she support the ban of Puppy Mills and Gas Chambers in your state.
  6. Order an adorable dog shaped flower arrangement from 1-800-Flowers.com and enjoy a 10% discount by using code DOG when placing your order!
  7. Have a National Dog Day party and invite all your friends and their dogs!
  8. Spend the day taking photos of your dog.
  9. Assist an ill or elderly neighbor by walking their dog.
  10. Buy your dog a fun new dog toy….or two…or five.
  11. Give your dog some fun exercise by taking him or her to a doggy play resort.
  12. Brush your dog to eliminate excess fur.
  13. Give your dog a massage or holistic spa treatment.
  14. Teach your dog a new trick.
  15. Buy your dog a fashionable collar and leash.

How do you plan on celebrating? Send us photos of your National Dog Day celebration and we will share them in our next post!

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Written by

Meg Marrs

Meg Marrs is the Founder and Director of Marketing at K9 of Mine. She is a lifelong canine enthusiast and adores dogs of all shapes and sizes! She loves iced coffee, hammocks, and puppy-cuddling!


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