love your pet day

20 February is love your pet day. Image: Pixabay

Celebrate your furry friends – it’s love your pet day

Today is a day to celebrate the furry bundles of joy walking around our homes making everyday better; it is love your pet day

love your pet day

20 February is love your pet day. Image: Pixabay

Owners should take the time to celebrate their pets on love your pet day as they offer unconditional love and help make a home feel more welcoming and inviting.

More about this day

Most households in the United States have at least one pet present, which shows just how meaningful pets are to humans and the unique and significant bond they share.

Think of cats, dogs, birds, fish, and reptiles, for example.

Love your pet day provides us with a reason to celebrate our pets and make them feel special.

Pet owners take pride in their pets and love to show them off and admire them, acknowledging the special relationship and place pets hold in our lives.

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Humans and pets have meshed well together previously, and there’s no denying the fact that they continue to be a large part of our lives today.

Our furry and non-furry friends have an extraordinary place in our heart.

It’s fun to celebrate this shared and matchless connection.

On love your pet day, pet owners have the opportunity to show their pets extra love and undivided attention.

It’s a chance to pamper and admire them even more than we already do, and to give back to pets everywhere, as they’re known for helping to reduce stress and blood pressure in humans.

History of love your pet day

Humans have owned pets for thousands of years, and it is increasingly popular and common to have one.

Animals have been alongside us since the dawn of civilization.

Wolves, for example, lived among humans for centuries, and there is evidence of humans living with dogs and cats as far back as 12,000 years ago.

In the 1600s, European royalty began keeping toy dog breeds.

Pet birds were the pet of choice in Spain among all classes up until the 1960s.

Although the originator of love your pet day is not widely known, people began celebrating it and bringing it to light on a wide scale in the early 2000s.