If you have a furry friend at home, today is the day to spoil them with love and treats.
National Pet Day is celebrated annually on April 11 and is a day to show appreciation for all the pets in the world, according to Wincalendar’s website.
The day also advocates against animal cruelty and violence, and encourages people to adopt those in need of a home and safe shelter.
How to celebrate National Pet Day:
- Prepare a special meal such as their favourite food or a little more treats than usual.
- Take your pet to their “favourite spot” whether it is a local park or their favourite spot in the house.
- Give them extra attention and spend some time to play with them.
- Go all-out on a pet photoshoot at home
National Pet Day was created in 2006 by pet and family lifestyle expert Colleen Paige who believes adoption should be a first choice when owners look for a pet.