What do we love about being at home so much this February? Spending more time with our beloved dogs. Take the time to show your furry valentine how much you love him by taking him to one of our February 2021 dog events or celebrating one of the many February 2021 dog holidays. Don’t see your dog event on the list? Email us at email@example.com and we will include your dog event.
ALL-MONTH-LONG February 2021 DOG Holidays
Dog Training Education Month
Spay and Neuter Awareness Month
ALL-MONTH-LONG February 2021 DOG Events
January 5 — April 11, 2021: Hollywood Dogs Virtual Tour
Enjoy the AKC’s Museum of the Dog’s special exhibition Hollywood Dogs from the comfort of your own home. This is a free virtual event, although donations are greatly appreciated. See museumofthedog.org for more information.
January 10 – February 21, 2021: Premier of All Creatures Great and Small
Who doesn’t love Masterpiece on PBS? Now, there is another reason to watch as All Creatures Great and Small, the book about James Herriot’s adventures as a veterinarian in 1930s Yorkshire, gets a glorious new adaptation in a seven-part series. It has already been renewed for a second season! Click here to see the trailer.
February 2021: Virtual Exhibit Owney: The Mascot of the Railway Mail Service
Check out this exhibit at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum from your home!
February 2, 2021: National Sled Dog Day
Celebrating the sled dog’s contribution to humankind.
February 3, 2021: Doggy Date Night
Time to set apart some time to specifically do something new and fun with your dog. Since a big snow storm has blown across large parts of the country, check out these 6 Fun Games to Play with Your Dog in the Snow.
February 7 — February 14, 2021: Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Weeks
Many organizations across the country bring awareness and give tips on helping get dogs off the chain and into the home where they belong.
February 14, 2021: Valentine’s Day
Show your furry Valentine how much you love him with hugs, kisses, treats, toys and walks. Also consider, what would your dog write on your Valentine’s Day card if he had thumbs?
February 14, 2021: Rescue Speed Dating
Looking for a furrific long-term relationship? Spend five minutes with a variety of rescue dogs (and their escorts) to learn their likes and dislikes at the Broad River Hemp Company in Shelby, North Carolina (or the event will be virtual). More at cliffordsarmyrescue.com
February 22, 2021: Walking the Dog Day
Yes, doggy it’s cold outside and that is why there is a national day to remind us humans to get out there and engage our dog’s mind and body (along with some nature communing of your own!). Try these tips for turning your dog’s walk into a workout.
February 22, 2021: World Spay Day
Celebrated on the fourth Tuesday in February. For more information, go to the Doris Day Animal Foundation, which initiated Spay Day USA in 1995.
February 23, 2021: National Dog Biscuit Day
Also known as Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, which really is every day for most dogs — if you know what I mean. According to the Pet Food Institute, English businessman James Spratt created the dog biscuit sometime after creating the first commercially prepared pet food around 1860. Celebrate this holiday with a Valentine’s day flair by making these Dipped Biscuits Valentine’s Day Treats.
February 26, 2021: Premiere of Tom and Jerry: The Movie
One of the most beloved rivalries in history continues in this live-action hybrid movie from Warner Bros. Animation Group. When Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” the event’s planner is desperate to get rid of him, so Tom gets the job! But the ensuing cat and mouse battle threatens to destroy her career, the wedding and maybe even the hotel itself. All while a diabolically ambitious staffer conspires against all three of them, forcing the cat-and-mouse duo to do the unthinkable: work together to save the day. The movie isn’t just for cat (and mouse) lovers — Spike the Bulldog makes an appearance, too! Directed by Tim Story, the movie stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Michael Pena, Rob Delaney, Colin Jost and Ken Jeong, and is slated for release on Feb. 26, 2021 on HBO Max and in theaters.
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