2020 Care Calendar

January

  • 5 – National Bird Day
  • 6 – National Cuddle Up Day
  • 11 – National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
  • 11 – National Vision Board Day
  • 20 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • 21 – National Hug Day
  • 21 – Squirrel Appreciation Day
  • 24 – National Compliment Day
  • 25 – National Seed Swap Day
Spay and Neuter Awareness Month

February

National Unchain a Dog Month
National Prevent a Litter Month

March

National Nutrition Month

April

  • 5International Golden Rule Day
  • 10 – National Farm Animals Day
  • 11 – National Pet Day
  • 14 – National Dolphin Day
  • 16 – National High Five Day
  • 17 – International Bat Appreciation Day
  • 22Earth Day
  • 24 – World Day for Lab Animals
  • 24National Arbor Day
  • 30 – National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
National Month of Hope
National Volunteer Month

May

  • 2 – National Join Hands Day
  • 4 – International Respect for Chickens Day
  • 5 – National Foster Care Day
  • 5 – National Teacher Appreciation Day
  • 10 – Mother’s Day
  • 15 – National Bike to Work Day
  • 15 – Endangered Species Day
  • 16 – National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day
  • 16 – National Love a Tree Day
  • 20 – National Rescue Dog Day
  • 23 – World Turtle Day
  • 31 – National Smile Day
National Mental Health Awareness Month

June

  • 1 – World Reef Awareness Day
  • 1 – National Say Something Nice Day
  • 1 – National Pen Pal Day
  • 5 – World Environment Day
  • 6 – National Black Bear Day
  • 6 – Clean the Bay Day
  • 7National Animal Rights Day
  • 8World Oceans Day
  • 8 – National Best Friends Day
  • 11 – National Making Life Beautiful Day
  • 14 – National Children’s Day
  • 21 – Father’s Day
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

July

  • 11 – World Population Day
  • 11– National Cheer Up the Lonely Day
  • 15 – National Give Something Away Day
  • 26 – National Parents Day
  • 27 – National Love is Kind Day
Plastic-Free July

August

  • 2 – National Friendship Day
  • 2 – National Sisters Day
  • 4National Night Out
  • 8 – National Happiness Happens Day
  • 8 – National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day
  • 10 – World Lion Day
  • 11 – National Son’s and Daughter’s Day
  • 12 – World Elephant Day
  • 15 – National Relaxation Day
  • 16 – National Tell a Joke Day
  • 17 – National Nonprofit Day
  • 23World Water Week begins
  • 25 – National Secondhand Wardrobe Day
  • 26 – National Dog Day
  • 27 – National Just Because Day
  • 30 – National Beach Day
International Peace Month
National Wellness Month

September

  • 4 – National Wildlife Day
  • 10 – National Swap Ideas Day
  • 12 – National Day of Encouragement
  • 13 – National Grandparents Day
  • 19 – Puppy Mill Awareness Day
  • 21 – International Day of Peace
  • 22 – Car Free Day
  • 22 – Elephant Appreciation Day
  • 22 – World Rhino Day
  • 25 – National Lobster Day
  • 28 – National Good Neighbor Day
  • 30 – National Love People Day
National Suicide Prevention Month
Intergeneration Month
National Self-Care Awareness Month

October

  • 1 – World Vegetarian Day
  • 2World Day for Farmed Animals
  • 4 – World Animal Day
  • 4 – World Smile Day
  • 5 – National Do Something Nice Day
  • 16 – National Feral Cat Day
  • 16 – World Food Day
  • 21 – National Reptile Awareness Day
  • 22 – National Make a Dog’s Day
  • 24 – National Make a Difference Day
  • 29 – National Cat Day
Global Diversity Awareness Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Animal Safety and Protection Month

November

  • 1 – World Vegan Day
  • 3 – Election Day
  • 4 – National Stress Awareness Day
  • 13 – World Kindness Day
  • 27 – National Listening Day
  • 27 – Buy Nothing Day
  • 27 – Fur-Free Friday
National Adoption Month
World Vegan Month

December

  • 1 – National Day of Giving
  • 2 – National Mutt Day
  • 4 – World Wildlife Conservation Day
  • 10 – Human Rights Day
  • 14 – Monkey Day
  • 26 – National Thank-You Note Day
Universal Human Rights Month