September Calendar: 30 Autumn Adventures and Activities for You and Your Pet

By: BeChewy EditorsUpdated:

Illustration of a woman and her dog picking apples from a tree. A banner at the top of the illustration reads "September"
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September Calendar: 30 Autumn Adventures and Activities for You and Your Pet

Cozy season: It's here at last. Don your comfiest sweater, order a PSL and admire the changing leaves on your daily dog walks. Autumn's cooler temperatures make outdoor adventures a lot more fun (and safer) for your pet—and anything you can do with your pet by your side is a lot more fun for you, too. Follow our free printable September calendar of pet-inspired activities to make the most of the fall.

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30 Things to Do With Your Pet This September

September 1

It's Ginger Cat Awareness Day—so, how much do you know about orange cats?

September 2

Seasonal changes can lead to stress, so follow these tips to keep your pet calm.

September 3

Is it time to refill your pet's monthly flea and tick medication? Stock up now!

September 4

Make a pet-friendly treat for your Labor Day BBQ.

September 5

This back-to-school season, why not teach your dog a new trick?

September 6

Go apple picking at a dog-friendly orchard or farm.

September 7

Check your local baseball team's schedule for upcoming dog-friendly "Bark at the Park" nights—then plan to go with your pup!

September 8

Embrace the cooler fall weather on a dog-friendly hike.

September 9

Sweater weather is here! Outfit your pup in the latest trends.

September 10

Take some time to remember the beloved pets throughout your life on National Pet Memorial Day.

September 11

Halloween will be here before you know it—do you have your dog's costume picked out yet?

September 12

Ditto for your cat—what's your kitty wearing for Halloween this year?

September 13

These peanut butter pies are the perfect dog treat to make on National Peanut Day.

September 14

Has your new fall schedule caused your dog to act out? Try these toys for separation anxiety.

September 15

Shana Tovah! For Rosh Hashanah, find out about kosher pet food.

September 16

Spend a night (or longer!) with your pup at a dog-friendly campground.

September 17

September 18

It's Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week. Is there room in your home for a special needs pet?

September 19

How much do you know about your cat's breed? National Cat DNA Day is the perfect occasion to find out.

September 20

Oktoberfest is in full swing, so why not celebrate at a dog-friendly brewery?

September 21

Does your pet's gut health need a boost? Ask your vet about probiotics for dogs and cats.

September 22

Plan a leaf-peeping day trip with your pup.

September 23

Treat your bunny to a new toy for International Rabbit Day.

September 24

Invite your football fan friends to a dog-friendly homegating party.

September 25

Cook up a cozy fall recipe for your furry friend.

September 26

Snuggle up for a marathon of dog movies.

September 27

Add some extra zen to your home with pet calming music.

September 28

It's World Rabies Day—a good reminder to double-check that your cat's and dog's vaccines are up to date.

September 29

Celebrate National Starbucks Day with these "pup cup" recipes.

September 30

Planning a DIY Halloween costume for your pup? Start on it now!

Of course, you don’t have to do everything on our monthly calendar. (Life gets busy, we know!) If you have time for just a few special moments with your pet this month, add these adventures to your to-do list:
And don't forget to celebrate these September holidays!

The fun doesn’t stop here—we’ll be back next month with more ways to make the most of your time with your pet. Looking for more fun things to do in the month of September? We’ve got you covered:


By: BeChewy EditorsUpdated: