Facts, Updates & Occasional Ramblings

National Boxer Dog Day - January 17

National Boxer Dog Day - January 17

Every year on January 17th we celebrate National Boxer Day in honor of this beautiful and loyal breed. With their powerful bodies, expressive faces, high energy, and intelligence, Boxers are... Read More
National Bouvier des Flandres Day - January 16

National Bouvier des Flandres Day - January 16

Big, brainy, and boasting a shaggy double coat, the Bouvier des Flandres is a versatile working dog and family companion. But because of their intense grooming and activity needs, they may... Read More
National American Eskimo Dog Day - January 15

National American Eskimo Dog Day - January 15

The American Eskimo dog, or "Eskie" as the fans of this cheerful, enigmatic dog fondly call him, has a long and ancient history. Although relatively recent to the American Kennel... Read More
National French Bulldog Day - January 13

National French Bulldog Day - January 13

January 13th is National French Bulldog Dog Day, and it’s the perfect time to show your Frenchie some extra love.  French Bulldogs are ranked the second favorite dog in America by... Read More
National Australian Shepherd (AKA Robbie) Day - Jan 9

National Australian Shepherd (AKA Robbie) Day - Jan 9

We'll get to "Robbie Day" in just a moment.... but let's start off with a few basics, per the AKC... The Australian Shepherd, a lean, tough ranch dog, is one... Read More
National Labrador Retriever Day - January 8

National Labrador Retriever Day - January 8

Personally... the keepers of this Mama's heart.... The predecessors to today's Labrador retriever actually originated in Newfoundland (not Labrador). In the early 1800s, a breed called the St. John's water... Read More
National Alaskan Malamute Day - January 7

National Alaskan Malamute Day - January 7

A recent addition to Breed national days... Launched by The Woof Book Group in 2020 to honor this special breed and rich history. The Alaskan Malamute was named the official... Read More
National Standard Poodle Day - January 6

National Standard Poodle Day - January 6

Forget the stuffy, stuck-up poodles of pop culture—in actuality, these pooches are athletic, intelligent, friendly dogs with so much to offer. The poodle's bright demeanor and people-pleasing nature make him... Read More
National Pet Travel Safety Day - January 2

National Pet Travel Safety Day - January 2

On the pet calendar, every New Year starts with the celebration of National Pet Travel Safety Day (Jan 2). It’s an opportunity to highlight that pets love going places with... Read More
🎵🎶 Oh, NOT fun... to be on hold for an HOUR for USPS   🎵🎶

🎵🎶 Oh, NOT fun... to be on hold for an HOUR for USPS 🎵🎶

Ok... so my attempt to fit that phrase into the Jingle Bell lyrics flopped...  But want to make sure we have documented in as many places as folks might look... Read More
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