While the official day is January 2nd of each calendar year, this special day is important to recognize all
The day was originally established by Colleen Paige, known for her
animal advocacy and the founder of several national days designed
to recognize both our canine and feline companions, as well as other
National Pet Travel Safety Day was created to shed light on the
safety issues for pets when they travel unsecured in vehicles, and to
provide education and solutions for how to make vehicle travel more
safe, secure, and comfortable for both people and their furry friends. Often we don’t think about how
quick stops in traffic, flying debris (for pups with their heads out the car window), or sudden accidents
can both physically and emotionally hurt and scar our beloved pets.
Travel safely out there – learn more at www.pettravelsafetyday.com.