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Everyone needs a new calendar to start the New Year. And we can’t think of a better way to kick off 2014 than with a calendar featuring adorable, funny and beautiful animals.
From Dog Shaming classics to sweet shelter animals, Vetstreet has rounded up some of our favorites in the gallery below. Click through to find the perfect one for your own wall or desk — or one that makes a great last-minute gift for someone on your list!
We all know cats can get themselves into some interesting positions. So, clearly they’d be better at yoga than a lot of humans! This 12” by 12” calendar of felines in amusing yoga poses is sure to inspire you each month.
$16.79 from Staples
This calendar is as small as the dogs in it. Published annually by Dallas photographer Tessa Berg, it fits in a CD case. But the sweet photos of little dogs on each page will melt your heart — and sales go to benefit animal rescues.
$10 from TBergPhoto, Etsy
This 16-month calendar features “spectacular photos of species and places where WWF works around the globe,” including a tiger, polar bear, rhinoceros, sea turtle and many more. The 14 3/16" wide by 10 7/8" high calendar is a gift from the organization for your donation to help with its conservation efforts.
Comes with a $25 donation to WWF
If you know someone who’s addicted to reading the hilarious submissions at DogShaming.com, this calendar is the perfect gift. It’ll keep them laughing with more than 40 of the site’s funniest entries.
$13.49 from Barnes and Noble
Instead of glossy photos, this set from the Museum of Modern Art features six different cutouts of white paper animals, each with a month’s calendar on each side. The artwork is made in Japan by designer Katsumi Tamura.
$18.49 from MOMA
Barnes and Noble
Another star made famous by the Internet has her very own calendar: Grumpy Cat. This has been a year of new merchandise from everyone’s favorite frowning feline, and now you can have 12 months worth of laughs from the kitty curmudgeon.
$12.59 from Barnes and Noble
Of course, cats and dogs are adorable, but goats had quite a year in 2013. (Who can forget that epic screaming goats video?) How about celebrating it with a calendar dedicated to them?
$14.99 from Calendars.com
A network of bloggers came together to create these 5 1/2" X 8 1/2" calendars of their own pets — one for cat people, and one for dog people. If you’re doing some last minute Christmas shopping, this is a great choice: you can download it instantly and print it out yourself. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of the United States.
$12 from BloggersLove, Etsy
This fundraising calendar features photos of animals who’ve been adopted by members of the ASPCA team, with success stories that will provide a daily reminder of the organization’s work to stop cruelty to animals. This year’s cover model, Deacon, was adopted by Jessica, who works for the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center, in 2010. She agreed to foster the abused 4-year-old Australian Shepherd, but wondered if he was “too far gone.” With a lot of love and patience, he came around. Jessica and her husband ended up adopting the now “goofy, sweet” dog.
Donate $25 or more to receive a calendar
Pit Bull Rescue Central
We’ll complete our list with the optimistic outlook of this calendar! Created by Pit Bull Rescue Central, each month features a photo of a rescued Pit Bull and his or her success story, as well as information about the rescue group and the breed. You also have the chance to customize the calendar when you order.
$22.95 to 31.45, depending on size, from Zazzle
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