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International or National Dog Day 26 August 2022

International Dog day


A Quick View of International Dog Day 2022

The dog is the greatest companion of humans since the ancient period. Dogs also bring a joyful atmosphere to a depressed society. Humans can not forget the sacrifices of dogs in critical situations like finding bombs or suspicious things by smelling. Each year millions of Dogs Become Homeless because owners do not need them. All the good things are more than the problems created by dogs but the conditions for dogs are getting worse day by day in the modern world. So National Dog day is celebrated to show some respect to Dogs and encourage people to adopt dogs.

Reason to Celebrate International Dog Day 2022

  • This day is celebrated to encourage people to adopt dogs that are homeless or adopt them from a local dog shelter.
  • Acknowledge the advantages that the dogs give to society and rescue homeless dogs, dogs that need proper medical treatment and from various problems.
  • Encouraging more people to adopt dogs of all breeds, pure and mixed instead of buying from the pet shop. This day is against the breed ban. In this era, most dogs will not get good treatment because some breed of dog is not adopted by people.
  • Every year most dogs are killed by poisoning or any other brutally killing methods. So on this day, volunteers try to educate the society
  • This day is observed around the globe giving the message to people to create a good living environment for dogs without discrimination of the breeds.

How to Celebrate International Dog Day 2022

  • The Best way to celebrate National Dog Day is by adopting a dog. Avoid buying dogs from pet shops. Buying pets from shops may create black marketing. You can use The Shelter Pet Project to search for pets.
  • You can also take care of some street dogs by giving food to them daily or you can take a dog from the rescue Center to give good care and love.
  • You can take your dog for a walk. Most existing dog owners will already know this but new owners make a note of it. You can take your dog for a walk in the evening or morning.
  • All people can not treat dogs in their homes because of some reasons. These people can find organisations or institutions which take care of helpless dogs and donate money or help them in work.
  • If you have time you can arrange a party and celebrate this day. Some families celebrate this day as the dog's birthday.
  • You can also post your Dogs and your selfie on social media with good quotes to encourage people to celebrate this day.
  • If you have a dog then you can give a hug to the dog this may help you to understand your dog even better and make the dog feel comfortable.

Path of International Dog Day - History

On August 26 colleen's family adopted a dog named Sheltie from a local animal shelter when he was 10 years old. So This day is celebrated on August 26. Colleen Paige was Animal Welfare Advocate, Pet Lifestyle Expert, Dog Trainer, Conservationist, and an Author. He was also the founder of National Wildlife Day, National Mutt Day, National Puppy Day, and National Cat day. On 2013 New York State Legislation officially adopted National Dog Day.

The awareness about this day was spread to the world by the Human Society of The United States and West Coast Labrador Retriever Rescue and some of the rescue partners. These organizations spread awareness and encouraged people to adopt dogs from adoption centers instead of buying them from pet shops.

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This day gradually got the attention of the media which helped to spread to the world. Since 2004, one million dogs have been saved through adoption in the United States.

Remember and Give it Back

Some dog owners make dogs homeless because they can not manage them. Dogs help human society in many ways whether it may be by finding bombs or drugs. Most of these Dogs get good care because humans need them. Some of the dog breeds will not get good care. Only high-class breeds are treated well remaining breeds will go through a lot of problems. Some of the dogs are killed by poisoning.

In recent years according to statistics 34 Percent of Households own at least one dog in the United Kingdom. Which a good thing, this trend may grow because in 2020 which is the tough situation of the pandemic year 8 Percent of dog owners reported they became first-time pet owners in November. In 2020 people gave food to street dogs this shows that humanity is still existing.

"Dogs should not have to lose their lives because of the atrocities they have been forced to endure at the hands of man."

This quote is given by Colleen Paige, so it's time for an educated modern world to think about Dogs and other pets. Wishing you a great day. Thank you.

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