Category Archives: Animal Holiday

National Dog Day

National Dog Day is celebrated on August 26th of each year. The staff at National Whatever Day were unable to discover the origin of National Dog Day. The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris), is a subspecies of the gray wolf (Canis lupus), a member of the Canidae family of the mammilian order Carnivora. The term… Read More »

National Puppy Day

National Puppy Day is a special day to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. But more importantly, it’s a day to help save orphaned puppies across the globe and educate the public about the horrors of puppy mills, as well as further our mission for a nation of puppy-free… Read More »

Poultry Day

Poultry Day is celebrated on March 19th of each year. Poultry is a category of domesticated birds kept by humans for the purpose of collecting their eggs, or killing for their meat and/or feathers. These most typically are members of the superorder Galloanserae (fowl), especially the order Galliformes (which includes chickens, quails and turkeys) and… Read More »

National Save a Spider Day

National Save a Spider Day is celebrated on March 14th of each year. Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom. They are the largest order of arachnids and rank seventh in total species diversity among all other groups of organisms. Spiders are found worldwide on… Read More »

Learn About Butterflies Day

Learn About Butterflies Day is celebrated on March 14th of each year. A butterfly is a mainly day-flying insect of the order Lepidoptera, which includes the butterflies and moths. Like other holometabolous insects, the butterfly’s life cycle consists of four parts: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Most species are diurnal. Butterflies have large, often brightly… Read More »