|Posted on March 28, 2012 at 9:00 PM|
March 3, 2012: If Pets Had Thumbs Day.
March 3, 2012: Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins. Called “The Last Great Race on Earth,” this grueling race travels along a path that alternates between two paths, changing in even and odd years. The race crosses two mountain ranges in conditions that range from 30 degrees above to 30 degrees below zero.
March 5-11, 2012: National Pet Sitters Week.
March 8-11, 2012: Crufts. Held in Birmingham, England, this is the world’s largest dog show, featuring nearly 28,000 canines in its four days.
March 18-24, 2012: National Poison Prevention Week.
March 23: National Puppy Day. The Animal Miracle Foundation sponsors this annual event that encourage dog lovers to adopt from a shelter.