Now in its 27th year, this year National Pet Month takes place 1st April – 7th May 2018.
Thousands of people up and down the UK will be celebrating life with their pets: spreading the word on responsible pet ownership; raising money for their favourite UK pet charity in fun-filled events.
The month is a celebration of the benefits that pets bring to people's lives - and vice versa, and its aims are to:
- Promote the benefits of pet ownership
- Support pet adoption
- Make people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets
- Increase public awareness of services available from professionals who work with animals
- Raise awareness of the role, value and contribution to society of working companion animals