National Fire Pup Day in US
National Fire Pup Day in US is held on October 1. This event in the first decade of the month October is annual. Help us
National Fire Pup Day on October 1st recognizes the canine firefighters that have long been members of fire departments across the country.
For centuries, Dalmatians have been the unofficial mascot for firefighters in the United States. In years past, they stood tall along those who risked their lives. Even today, Dalmatians are often brought into schools for fire safety education. Not Just Dalmatians Anymore - Today's Fire Dogs Come in All Breeds.
Nowadays they mainly serve as mascots, but before fire trucks had engines, Dalmatians played a vital role every time firefighters raced to a blaze. It all dates back to when people used horse-drawn carriages.
Today's Fire Dogs Come in All Breeds. Across the board, Labradors, Golden Retrievers, and hybrids of the two (Goldadors) may be most prevalent in this line of work.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
National Walk Your Dog Week in US on October 1 (First Week of October);
Dog Day in Japan on November 1 (Inu No Hi)