There is no shortage of dates to celebrate this month.
- Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
- Adopt a Dog Month
- National Service Dog Month
- National Pet Wellness Month
- National Animal Safety & Protection Month
- October 1 National Fire Pup Day
- October 2 World Farm Animal Day
- October 4 World Animal Day
- October 8 National Pet Obesity Awareness Day
- October 16 National Feral Cat Day
- October 29 National Cat Day
- October 31 Halloween
We are aware of three opportunities on October 5 to participate in a Blessing of the Animals in honor of the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. Dogs must be leashed and cats and other small animals must be in carriers.
- St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Mooresville will hold a special service in their outdoor worship area at 10:30 AM.
- St. Peter Catholic Church in Mooresville will hold a special service at 11:00 AM.
- Davidson College Presbyterian Church will hold a special service at 3:00 PM on the lawn in front of Lingle Chapel. They are requesting that you bring an offering of pet food to be shared with the Loaves & Fishes pantry at the Ada Jenkins Center.