What Is National Spoil Your Dog Day & How Do You Celebrate It?

National Spoil Your Dog Day is a holiday that celebrates the love and affection we have for our furry companions. This special day is all about pampering our dogs and making them feel extra special. It is observed annually on August 10th, and it provides an opportunity for dog owners to spoil their furry friends with treats, toys, and extra cuddles.

The holiday was created to recognize the importance of dogs in our lives and to encourage dog owners to take some extra time out of their busy schedules to show their pets some love. While we love our dogs every day, National Spoil Your Dog Day gives us an excuse to go the extra mile in treating our furry friends like royalty.

The origins of National Spoil Your Dog Day are unclear, but it is believed to have started in the United States in the early 2000s. As dog ownership continues to rise, so does the need for holidays like this one. This holiday has become increasingly popular in recent years, with more and more dog owners taking part in the celebration.

If you're wondering whether today is National Spoil Your Dog Day, it's important to note that the holiday falls on August 10th each year. So, if you missed it this year, you can start planning for next year's celebration. But don't let that stop you from spoiling your furry friend any day of the year.

There are many ways to celebrate National Spoil Your Dog Day, but the best way is to spoil your dog with treats, toys, and extra attention. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

1. Treat Your Dog to a Special Meal

Make a special homemade meal for your dog using healthy ingredients that they love. Here are 20 Homemade meals you can make your dog


2. Go for a Long Walk

Take your dog on a long walk and let them sniff around and explore. This is a great way to bond with your dog and give them some much-needed exercise.


3. Give your dog a massage

Just like humans, dogs can benefit from a massage. Gently massaging your dog can help relieve stress, improve circulation, and ease any muscle tension.


4. Give your dog a new toy

Dogs love toys, and there's no better way to spoil your furry friend than by giving them a new one to play with. Consider getting them a puzzle toy to keep their minds sharp, or a plush toy to snuggle up with.


5. Snuggle Up and Watch a Movie

Spend some quality time snuggling with your dog and watching a movie. Make sure to have some of The Dog Bakery's cheese biscuits on hand for a yummy movie snack.


6. Plan a dog-friendly outing

Take your furry friend to a dog-friendly beach, park, or hiking trail. This is a great way to get some exercise while spending quality time with your pup.


7. Set up a playdate

Dogs are social animals, and they love to play with other dogs. Consider setting up a playdate with a friend or family member's dog to give your pup some much-needed socialization.


    Now that you have some ideas for how to celebrate National Spoil Your Dog Day, let's talk about which treats would be best to give your furry friend:

    1. Barker's Dozen Treat Assortment Pack

    This box includes 13 of The Dog Bakery's most scrumptious treats


    2. Oatmeal Bites

    These treats are made with oatmeal and cinnamon, and they are a great source of fiber and antioxidants.


    3. Celebration Cake

     Get a custom cake just for your pooch to celebrate the bond you have


    4. Jerky

    Our jerky is made in USA, is 3 day aired dried then slow baked. Dogs LOVE our jerky


    National Spoil Your Dog Day is a fun and special holiday that gives dog owners the opportunity to show their furry friends some extra love and attention. Whether you choose

    Rocky Kanaka

    Rocky Kanaka is an entrepreneur, pet rescue advocate and dog dad to a rescue boxer named Flip, a blind Cane Corso called Kobe, and a terrier mix named Zoey. He's also a pet chef and owner of The Dog Bakery, which specializes in dog birthday cakes and fresh baked dog treats. His three dogs can't get enough of the dog cakes and treats!

    Lorna Ladd

    Lorna Paxton Ladd is a passionate dog lover and enthusiast of The Dog Bakery. She loves spoiling her 3 rescue dogs with dog cakes and jerky. A 15 year veteran in the pet industry, her aim is to educate pet parents on the best recipes, products, tips and tricks to optimize the human/canine bond. Her favorite product at The Dog Bakery are the customizable dog birthday cakes.