Adopt-A-Dog Month®


Adopt-A-Dog Month®, also known as National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, is observed next on Thursday, October 1st, 2020. It has been observed the month of October since 1981.

Occurrence Patterns

ObservedFirst YearLast Year
the month of October1981-



Alternate Names

  • National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month


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