National Pet Week was created in 1981 by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the AVMA Auxiliary. Celebrated each year during the first full week of May, National Pet Week encourages pet owners to take steps to keep their pets happy and healthy. In honor of the 40th anniversary of this special week, the AVMA is highlighting seven essential actions to improve the welfare of pets. Click here to learn more!
Choose well and commit for life.
Socialize now. New doesn’t have to be scary.
Nutrition and exercise matter.
Love your pet? See your vet!
Travel with care.
Emergencies happen. Be prepared.
Give your pet a lifetime of love.