Get out of the cold and into these fun and furry dog events and holidays for February 2022. Don’t see your dog event on the list? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will include your dog event.
February Dog Holidays
Pet Dental Health Month
Responsible Pet Owners Month
Dog Training Education Month
February 3, 2022: National Golden Retriever Day
February 6-12, 2022: Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week; dogsdeservebetter.org
February 14, 2022: Have a Furry Valentine’s Day
February 14, 2022: Pet Theft Awareness Day
February 20, 2022: Love Your Pet Day
February 20-26, 2022: National Justice for Animals Week
February 22, 2022: Walking the Dog Day
February 23, 2022: National Dog Biscuit Day;
Dog Events for February 2022
February 1-21, 2022: Cadbury Bunny Tryouts
Using their expertise as previous Cadbury Bunny Tryouts winners, Henry the English Bulldog, Lieutenant Dan and Betty the Tree Frog are returning to the annual competition to form the first-ever Judges Panel. Together, they’ll help select this year’s 10 finalists before the brand turns it over to America to vote and crown the winner. To enter your own fur baby, snap an adorable photo of your pet with some bunny ears and head over to bunnytryouts.cadburyusa.com by February 21 for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on March 29 and will appear in the 2022 Ad Spot along with receiving a $5,000 cash prize and plenty of bragging rights! Register at https://bunnytryouts.cadburyusa.com.
February 5, 2022: Dogs! A Science Tail Exhibition
Takes place at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Tickets and other information at nmnaturalhistory.org.
February 5, 2022: Puppy Love Quarter Auction
Join in the fun at this February fundraiser benefitting Dogs Deserve Better Piedmont held at The Barn at Vino, 6pm, 3200 Bliss Trl, Stem, NC. More at ddbpiedmont.org.
February 12, 2022: Paws in the Park Pet Parade and Festival
Check out Orlando’s largest pet festival, supporting Pet Alliance of Grater Orlando, at Lake Eola Park, Orlando, FL. Details at petallianceorlando.org.
February 13, 2022: Puppy Bowl XVII
Who doesn’t love puppies and football? This year’s Puppy Bowl will be televised on a special episode of Animal Planet at 2 pm EST and streaming on the discovery+ app. Hosting and coaching by the beloved legendary duo Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart. See nothing but puppies for three furrific hours of Team Ruff and Team Fluff competing for the Lombarky Trophy and, of course, to all find forever homes. More at discovery.com and @PuppyBowl
February 13, 2022: Dog Days of Winter
You and your four-legged friends can celebrate winter with a variety of activities ranging from a 5K trail race, adoption events, ice rink access, doggy vendors and more at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC. More at whitewater.org.
February 14, 2022: Some Buddy to Love on Chewy’s Tik Tok Live
Spread some love — and pet food and supplies — when you tune in to Chewy’s TikTok Live for a heartwarming pick-me-up on Valentine’s Day of adorable animal show-and-tells, cute puppy and kitten cameras, a kissing booth, activities and more. Viewers will have lots of eligible cuties to meet – check out their dating profiles in this link! For every view, Chewy is donating a pound of pet food and supplies to our rescue host, Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, with the goal of reaching 10,000 pounds. Event happens at 4pm ET.
February 18, 2022: Premiere of the movie Dog
Dog lovers will wag their tails for his furry buddy comedy following the misadventures of two former Army Rangers paired against their will on one bark-out-loud road trip. Army Ranger Briggs (played by Channing Tatum) and Lulu (a Belgian Malinois dog) buckle into a 1984 Ford Bronco to race down the Pacific Coast in hopes of making it to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time. Along the way, they drive each other completely crazy, break a small handful of laws, narrowly evade death, and learn to let down their guards in order to have a fighting chance of finding happiness. Stars Channing Tatum, Belgian Malinois LuLu, Aqueela Zoll and Ronnie Gene Blevins, directed by Reid Carolin and Channing Tatum. Check out the trailer here. See your local movie theater for show listings and times.
February 21, 2022: Pawsident’s Day Camp
Children in grades second through eighth can celebrate “Pawsident’s Day” with the animals at Jacksonville Humane in Jacksonville, FL. Campers learn about animal sheltering plus help to enrich the lives of the homeless dogs and cats JHS. Includes red, white, and blue dog treat making, designing pawsidential campaign posters spending time with JHS’ four-legged friends. Registration at jaxhumane.org
February 25-27, 2022: United Spa Alliance Online Conference
For anyone who’d like to make spay/neuter services more affordable and accessible in their community, this conference is for you! Great for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, animal control officers, animal welfare staff and volunteers, as well as individual folks who want to bring innovative programs to their communities to help pets. Features speakers and panel discussions on how to start a spay/neuter clinic, tips to avoid staff burnout, increase spay/neuter capacity and best practices from successful spay/neuter clinics and model programs. Also includes update on the veterinary shortage, and recommendations on what clinics and programs can do to compensate and better serve their communities through the ongoing crisis. More information available on the conference website.
The Premier Sponsor, Feline Fix by Five, is a public awareness initiative, co-hosted by Marian’s Dream and United Spay Alliance. Feline Fix by Five aims to educate veterinarians and pet parents alike on the benefits of spay and neuter at an early age, and advocates for cats and kittens to be spayed or neutered before they are five months old. Go to this link for some great social media swag for Feline Fix by Five.
February 26, 2022: Furry Friends Fine Arts Festival
Animal-themed arts festival at the Shemer Art Center in Phoenix, AZ. More info at shemerartcenter.org.
Want to see what dog holidays are coming up in 2022? Check out Dogster’s dog holiday list.