Responsible Dog Ownership Day:
Every September of course, Labor Day is a constant on the calendar. As for another holiday or important day, well that would be Responsible Dog Ownership Day. According to the American Kennel Club, these particular events across the country are intended to be fun for the whole family. While each event may slightly differ from one another the overall resonating theme includes various demonstrations of several American Kennel Club activities which dog owners can participate with their dogs like agility and obedience.
Another component of Responsible Dog Ownership Day is having the ability to speak with experienced dog trainers, breeders, veterinarians, and technicians. Plus there are microchip clinics; this way, responsible dog owners may have the opportunity to permanently identify their dogs.
So you may wonder why a specific nationwide event like Responsible Dog Ownership Day is necessary. According to the AKC, Responsible Dog Ownership Day is all about having the opportunity to remind pet owners of everything that is required on their end of the bargain. Aside from showering one’s pooch with treats and affection other important aspects get highlighted on Responsible Dog Ownersehip Day such as proper identification such as a collar with tags, effective training, dog grooming, etc. For instance, in various cities by having veterinarians on site to answer questions you may be able to ask them a specific health or nutrition question without making an appointment to see your specific vet.
Another way to get dog owners engaged on Responsible Dog Ownership Day is a promise. Reminding owners that raising a healthy pet is more than just showering it with love and treats, owners must recognize their dogs don’t infringe on others. For instance, one example is following local leash laws.
For instance, the AKC (www.akc.org) has a responsible dog owner pet promise which is an important guideline to remember in particular on the Responsible Dog Ownership Day itself.
As a dog owner, I do solemnly swear: