It’s Official! April 19th is Now National Dog Parent Appreciation Day!


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For many people, animal companions are as much a part of the family as anyone else, and humans depend on them for companionship, loyalty, and love. Monday marks the inaugural DOG PARENT APPRECIATION DAY, a day to celebrate that inseparable bond between humans and their loving, canine counterparts.



The new holiday is founded by Dr. Marty Goldstein, DVM, a notable integrative veterinarian, founder of Dr. Marty™, and author of the new book, The Spirit of Animal Healing: An Integrative Medicine Guide to a Higher State of Well-Being and subject of the renowned documentary The Dog Doc.

Check out Dr. Marty’s exciting announcement video, including ways that everyone can celebrate the special day, and also have a chance to win some great prizes that will boost your dog’s health and longevity! 

To join in the fun (and maybe win some great prizes, too!) simply post a photo that shows the best part of being a dog parent to social media, using the hashtag #ProudDogParent and tag @DrMartyPets!

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