DOGust 1: The Universal Birthday

Jackson is a mixed-breed dog and his birth date is not known

Do you have a rescue/shelter dog whose birthday is unknown? Well today is the day to celebrate his or her birthday!

DOGust 1 has become recognized as the universal birthday for adopted pets whose dates of birth are not known, as declared by the North Shore Animal League America. While many pet owners choose to celebrate their pet’s Gotcha Day (the day the pet was adopted), DOGust 1st gives pet owners a day to celebrate their pet’s birthday.

So if your dog is a rescue pet, we wish him or her a very Happy Birthday!

Do you know your pet’s birthday? Will you be celebrating today?

About Stacy @Trupanion

Social Media Manager
Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

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