International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is celebrated around the world on February 23 of every year as an appreciation to the dogs by pampering them with their favorite dog biscuits. A dog biscuit is a hard biscuit with selected dietary supplements in them for dogs; it is similar to human snack biscuits. Most of the dog biscuits are sold in a bone shaped to make them look like its made for dogs especially. There is also tartar control dog treats for your pooch which will protect the dog from tooth decay, infections and even from abscesses.
“If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.” – Phil Pastoret
History of International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
Origin of the International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is still unknown. It is also called as National Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day in the United States. At Roman times, dog bread made from bran was given to dogs. In later centuries it was criticised as lousy bread. It was in nineteenth-century when dog biscuits were innovated. In the following years, dog biscuits began to be made from meat products and were sometimes treated instead of dog food. This food gave the same strength to dogs as the healthy food. James Spratt claims to be the inventor of the dog’s food also obtained the patent for the biscuit. Then various other food like the dog bone, dog treats were started to be manufactured.
Other Celebrations on February 23
February 23 is also celebrated as
How to celebrate International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
On International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, treat your dog with their favourite biscuit or a newly flavoured dog biscuit. To make the day more special one can bake their dog’s favourite cookies at home. Man’s best friend deserves a treat for their good behaviour as a part of training, while going for a walk, and when they act obediently at the right time. To this day appreciate your dog and show them a lot of love. These days are formed specially to make the dog parents spend some personal time with their dogs. Share your thoughts about the day on social media by using the hashtag #DogBiscuitAppreciationDay.