Squirrel Appreciation Day

Category: Animals
Squirrel Appreciation Day in USA in 2025
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About Squirrel Appreciation Day

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Dates of Squirrel Appreciation Day
2025 USA Tuesday, January 21stSquirrel Appreciation Day
2024 USA Sunday, January 21stSquirrel Appreciation Day
2023 USA Saturday, January 21stSquirrel Appreciation Day
2022 USA Friday, January 21stSquirrel Appreciation Day
2021 USA Thursday, January 21stSquirrel Appreciation Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Squirrel Appreciation Day

This holiday was founded in 2001 by wildlife rehabilitator Christy Hargrove of Asheville, North Carolina, as a way to highlight that this was the hardest time of year for squirrels as they are running out of food sources.

  • Did you know? Red squirrels are one a of very small number of mammals (including humans, chimpanzees and armadillos) to suffer from leprosy.

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