Introduction – International Dog Day is celebrated every year on August 26 across the world to encourage people for adopting dogs by providing a better quality of life. This international day is dedicated to the unconditional love for dogs among common people all around the world. The main purpose of this international day is to encourage common people for adopting dogs from shelters and rescue organizations.
History – Colleen Paige, a pet and family lifestyle expert, dog trainer, and advocate, founded International Dog Day. Firstly, this global day was observed in the year 2004 to highlight the importance and offering shelters for rescue dogs with a lovely environment and showing appreciation or unconditional love towards dogs. The family of Paige adopted the first dog on August 26 at an age of 10 thus international Dog Day is celebrated every on this day.
Significance – The main purpose of this international day is to promote common people to adopt dogs from shelters and rescue organizations. On this day, if you can adopt any dog then need to know different important facts about several types of dogs across the world. The main aim of this international day is to raise awareness about the large number of dogs that are presently in rescue centers and promote the adoption of dogs across the world. This global provides an opportunity to raise awareness about several issues and finally motivate every people to take better care of these dogs.