National Pet Week
According to the petweek.orgÂ “National Pet Week wasÂ founded in 1981 by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Auxiliary to the AVMA, and is widely celebrated throughout the United States and other parts of the world. In 2010, National Pet Week is celebrated from May 2-8.” This year’s theme is “Pets & People Healthy Together”Â
National Pet Week purpose isÂ to “promote responsible pet ownership, celebrate the human-animal bond, and promote public awareness of veterinary medicine.”
At petweek.org you can find many resources that help promote their cause,Â fromÂ lesson plansÂ for teachers, andÂ ways to get involved locally.Â As a lover of animals, myself,Â I am extremelyÂ excited to learnÂ about more ways I can get involvedÂ and supportÂ animals.Â
Click here ifÂ you would like to learn more about getting involvedÂ or donate for this cause!