February is Spay Neuter Awareness Month

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Puppy LoveIt’s almost February and that means Valentine’s Day to shower your pup with love and affection. But it also means time to devote more attention to raising awareness for the important of spaying and neutering our pups. It’s also a good time to think about what might make a good gift for your pooch this love-filled season. Don’t chase your tail – leap forward into the month ahead!

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

In fact, February has been officially named Spay/Neuter Awareness month so I thought it was a great time to remind you that we can all help reduce the number of dogs and cats on the streets and in our shelters if we spay or neuter our pets. This surgery is inexpensive and can often be paid partially by local shelters if you qualify for financial assistance. And it will make your pet calmer and less of a stray – pun fully intended! 😉 Read our benefits of spaying and neutering article to learn more.

More Pup-tastic Holidays in February 2014

There’s lots to love about February other than Valentine’s Day. Dogs around the world can rejoice with a month full of celebrations in their honor this month.

  • Feb 7-14: Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week
  • Feb 10-11: Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
  • Feb 14: Pet Theft Awareness Day
  • Feb 20: Love Your Pet Day
  • Feb 23: International Dog Biscuit Day (check out our delicious dog treat recipe)
  • Feb 25: World Spay Day

Great Valentine’s Gifts for Your Pup

Whether you are showing your love to your adult dog or a new puppy, there are lots of toys to pick from. So, how do you choose which will be top pick with your furry friend? We dug through all the offerings to find which make the top picks among all dogs so you can be sure to treat your pup with a sure winner this time around. Take a look at these 7 Gifts Your Pup Will Beg For – some doggone great gift ideas to share your puppy love this Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine’s to each of you and until next time, stay warm and cuddle up with your favorite canine.

All the best,

Michelle, Founder of CanineJournal.com

Michelle with Lily and Bella

Since the day she was born, Michelle has lived in a home full of dogs and dog lovers. Her home is no exception with two adorable rescue pups of her own, Bella and Lily. Their unconditional love and never ending tail wags make every day brighter.

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