National Black Dog Day 
Celebrated On October 1, 2020

National Black Dog Day  12 days to go

 

Every year October 1, is observed as National black dog day. The dog comes from domestic and carnivore’s ancestry. There are many varieties of dogs around the world from the most dangerous to the cutest and adorable once. Dogs are part of the wolf-like canids.

History of National Black Dog Day 

National black dog day was formed by author Colleen Paige. National black dog day was launched to motivate the people to endorse a dog in a darker shade. Black dogs are mostly not adopted because of their shade. Some black shade dogs are the Bernese mountain dog, Portuguese water dog, and the Scottish terrier these breeds are fully cloaked in black color but still, they are good looking and attractive.

 National black dog day was first observed on October 1, 2011. The word ‘Black dog’ was coined by the Roman poet Horace. According to the European mythology, the black dog symbolizes death, ghost and Hellhound. It is because of the color. It is believed that if we see a black dog in our dream it signifies to death or depression but dogs are mostly known for their loyalty. The color black signifies death or depression.

 

How to Observe National Black Dog Day

  • Create awareness among the people to pet black shades of dogs.  
  • Encourage people to embrace dark shade dogs because they are the same as other dogs the color of the dog cannot determine their love, affection and character towards their master. Many dark-toned dogs are been mistreated and brutally beaten due to their color. On this day advertise people to pet black shaded dogs. 
  • Show love to black dogs at your surroundings take care of them visit their habitat clean their place make them feel comfortable. 
  • Get them chewing toys and feed them which they like. Then take them for a long walk and show your love to them. 
  • Play with them and spend time with the dogs.
  •  Usually, black dogs and cats are added to a group where fewer people adopt them. The most important cause to celebrate this day is to change the belief that black dogs bring bad luck and negativity. Black is just a color it is a color that represents strength, authority, power, strong emotions, richness. 
  • A dog should be chosen on his character and loyalty to his family, not on the basis of his outlook and beauty. surprisingly every dog knows how to shower love to human but many human fail to realize it. 

 

Why Celebrating National Black Dog Day is Important 

  • It is very important to celebrate National black dog day. It creates awareness and importance to the black dogs which are been mistreated and misused. 
  • Usually, black dogs and cats are added to a group where fewer people adopt them. The most important cause to celebrate this day is to change the belief that black dogs bring bad luck and negativity. Black is just a color it is a color that represents strength, authority, power, strong emotions, richness. 
  •  It is also a day to appreciate the people who have taken care of the black dogs which have been maltreated. Mostly black dog day is celebrated in western countries like the USA, Canada. And on this day people go to the local animal shelter and adopt dogs or give the organization cash to develop their dog shelter.
  •  People help with the medical facilities for the dogs which were been mistreated. Today is the day to shower out your love for the black dogs that they deserve.

 

When is National Black Dog Day?

YearDate
2020Oct 1
2021Oct 1
2022Oct 1
2023Oct 1

 

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