Today, August 26th, is International Dog Day! It is a day in recognition of the tremendous impact dogs have on their humans. From the family pet to lifesaving service animal, dogs occupy a special place in our lives.
Author and animal behaviorist, Colleen Paige started Dog Day in 2004 to celebrate dogs and bring awareness to critical issues like abandoned or mistreated dogs and puppy mills.
Celebrate your dog with healthy treats, a new toy or maybe a harness for a mountain hike. And while you are online, share posts from local rescue organizations and consider giving time or money to support these valuable groups.
Some of the Calgary area animal rescue organizations: