National Brown Dog Day

Even though brown is a color that is common among canines, it’s still something that should be recognized. After all, we’re sure that just about every single one of us has loved a brown dog at one point or another in our lives. That’s why someone went ahead and decided to dedicate a whole day to these beautiful dogs.

This holiday is called National Brown Dog Day, and it’s observed on the 2nd of February every year. This is a day for all of us to give thanks for the brown dogs in our lives and show them a little bit of extra love.

The History of National Brown Dog Day

Unfortunately, at this time, we’re unsure who invented National Brown Dog Day. We’re sure it’s probably someone who owned a brown dog that they loved very much.

We think that this holiday was invented sometime around 2010, but we’re unsure if this is accurate. As usual, we’ll continue to search for the origins of this holiday, but until we do, the information we have will just have to suffice.

A Quick Look at Popular Brown Dog Breeds

Anyone and everyone who is interested in brown dogs will probably want to take a few minutes to find out some of the more popular brown dog breeds. Although dogs of any breed can be brown, the following list features breeds that are commonly brown. Let’s take a look at them below.

  • Labrador Retriever
  • Dachshund
  • Boxer
  • Chihuahua
  • Basset Hound
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Pomeranian
  • Great Dane
  • Collie
  • Chow Chow
  • German Shepherd

Observing National Brown Dog Day

As the name of this holiday suggests, this is a day for people who own a brown dog to show their pets the love and appreciation they deserve. If they don’t own a brown dog but are in the market for one, then they might consider getting one from the local shelter. People can spread the news about this holiday by using the hashtag #NationalBrownDogDay on social media.

When is it?
This year (2024)
February 2 Friday
Next year (2025)
February 2 Sunday
Last year (2023)
February 2 Thursday