Adoption Events

A Home 4 Ever Rescue
Visit their website for adoption events. www.ahome4everrescue.org

 

Animals Rule Placement Foundation
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Creative Pet Supply 305 N. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro. www.animalsrule.org

 

Barks of Love Animal Rescue and Placement Services
Visit their website for event locations. www.barksoflove.org, www.facebook.com/barksofloveoc

 

• Beagles and Buddies
Open house-style mobile adoptions in Costa Mesa, Irvine, San Gabriel and other venues. Email an application in advance, so the rescue can get to know adopters before a visit, to help make a good match. The beauty of visiting B&B’s sanctuary is that you can see all currently adoptable dogs (up to 90), as well as the Dogs Help Heal Center, where there are several playgrounds for you to meet and greet dogs in private settings. You are invited to bring your current dog(s) with you too. Find maps/directions for their mobile adoptions and other special events on their website. B&B’s 15-acre sanctuary, 23430 U.S. Hwy. 18, Apple Valley. (626) 444-9664. www.beaglesandbuddies.com

 

BFF K9 Rescue
Visit their website for event locations. www.bffk9rescue.org

 

Bichon FurKids Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations. www.bichonfurkids.org

 

Bunny Bunch Rabbit Rescue            (714) 889-9755
Adoption of rescued rabbits, chinchillas, Guinea pigs and other small animals. Free nail trims, gland cleaning and care sheets as well as classes. 10534 Bechler River Ave., Fountain Valley. Adoption center also in Montclair, 4601 Brooks St., (909) 631-9552. www.bunnybunch.org. Health care classes also offered, call for details.

 

Caring Friends Cat Rescue
Adoption events every Saturday, 1-5 p.m.  Petsmart, 2741 El Camino Real, Tustin. www.caringfriendscatrescue.com

 

• Coastal German Shepherd Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming event locations. (714) 528-4730. www.coastalgsr.org

 

Cuddly Canines Rescue
Visit their website for event locations. www.cuddlycanines.com

 

Dachshund Rescue of LA
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Costa Mesa, Long Beach, West Hollywood, and Pasadena. Find details on their website. www.dachshundrescueoflosangeles.com

 

DREAM Animal Rescue
Check website for schedule and location of adoption events.
www.dreamanimalrescue.org

 

Friends of Orange County’s Homeless Pets        (714) 280-4993
Check out their adoptable pets on their website, then call or email to find out which location he or she will be, so you can “Meet and Greet.” www.fochp.org

 

• German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County
Visit their website for upcoming event locations. (714) 974-7762. www.gsroc.org

 

German Shepherd Safe Haven
Visit their website for event locations. www.gssafehaven.org

 

Good Dog – Good Talk Rescue
Visit their Facebook page  for upcoming event locations. www.facebook.com/GoodDogDogTalk

 

Great Pyrenees Association of Southern California
Visit their website for upcoming events. (909) 887-8201. www.greatpyrrescue.org

 

Greyhound Adoptions
Visit their website for upcoming event locations. CalGAP, (949) 275-0916, www.calgap.org; and Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue, (800) 298-5743, www.fastfriends.org.

 

I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations. Email: rescue@icaredogrescue.org. www.icaredogrescue.org

 

K9 Spirit Organization
Saturday: Adoption of rescued dogs. PetSmart, 2465 E. Imperial Hwy., Brea, noon – 3 p.m.; and 26532 Towne Center Drive, Foothill Ranch, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. www.k9spirit.org

 

Karma Rescue
Visit their website for weekly adoption events. (310) 512-7833. www.karmarescue.org

 

Labrador Rescuers (619) 819-0234
Visit their website for upcoming events and locations. www.labrescuers.org

 

Labs and Friends
Find adoption event locations and dates on their website. Rescues labs and other breeds too.
www.labsandfriends.org

 

Leonberger Rescue Pals
Visit their website for upcoming events. (866)-7-LRPALS ((866) 757-7257). www.lrpals.org

 

Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue
Sundays, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Rover Kennels, 2116 Main St., Santa Monica.  (310) 74-LHASA. www.lhasahappyhomes.org

 

Maltese Rescue California Adoption Events – Second Saturdays of even months (August, October, and December), 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Petco Del Mar Shopping Center, 2749 Via De La Valle, Del Mar. Fourth Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Unleashed by Petco, 10625 Scripps Poway Pkwy., San Diego. www.malteserescuecalifornia.org

 

Miniature Schnauzers Weekly Adoption Event
Saturdays: Meet adoptables. noon – 3:30 p.m. PetCo, 537 N. PCH, Redondo Beach. (310) 374-7701. www.msfr.org

 

New Beginnings for Animals      (949) 348-8057
Saturdays: Meet their adoptable rescues. If there’s a particular dog you want to meet, please contact them to be sure that dog is available and being shown that Saturday or to arrange a private meeting. Noon – 4 p.m. PetSmart, 26761 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo. Visit the cats at the Cat Adoption Center insde the Aliso Viejo Pet Smart, Saturday and Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. or by appointment. www.greatpets.org

 

No Stray Left Behind
Small breed rescue. Most Sundays: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Petsmart, 2741 El Camino Real, Tustin. Visit their website for more upcoming adoption events. www.nostrayleftbehind.com

 

OC Small Paws Adoptions
Saturday and Sunday: Visit OC Small Paws’ cat and kitten kennels at the following locations. The Puppy Store at The Main Place Mall, 2800 Main St., Ste. 632, Santa Ana, Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Petco, 6761 Westminster Ave., Westminster, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Petco, 25592 El Paseo, Mission Viejo, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Petco, 8909 Adams Ave, Huntington Beach, Saturday, 12-3 p.m.; Petco, 1815 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, Saturday, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.; and Petco, 24332 Rockfield Blvd, Lake Forest, Saturday, 12-3 p.m. (714) 815-4300. www.ocsmallpaws.org

 

Old English Sheepdog Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming events. (310) 392-3366. www.oesrescue.com

 

Orange County Pit Bull Rescue
Visit their website and Facebook page for upcoming adoption locations.
www.ocpbr.org

 

Pardon Me Inc.
Saturdays and Sundays: If there is an animal that you are interested in that you saw on their website, email them, to make sure he or she will be available to meet. 1-5 p.m. PetCo, 8092 Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim Hills. www.pardonmeinc.org

 

Paw Prints in the Sand
Visit their website for upcoming event locations. www.pawprintsinthesand.org/events

 

Pet Food Express Weekend Adoptions: Dog and cat adoptions most weekends. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Long Beach, (562) 984-4444 and Rolling Hills, (310) 541-4444. Plus wellness vet clinics and self-service pet washes. www.petfoodexpress.com

 

Pugs ‘n Pals
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations. (949) 262-7843. www.pugdogrescue.com

 

Pug Nation Rescue of LA – Adoptions every second Saturday, noon – 3 p.m.; and fourth Sunday, noon-3 p.m. Tailwaggers, 801 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. Pug Nation Rescue of LA, (310) 327-7871. www.pugnationla.org

 

Pups and Pals  (562) 713-5103
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations. www.pupsandpals.net

 

Rabbit Rescue (562) 862-8844
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday, 12-3 p.m.: Meet bunnies currently waiting adoption. Rabbit Rescue Adoption Center, 7640 Rosecrans Ave., Paramount. Also visit their website for a list of adoptable bunnies at local Petco stores. www.rabbitrescue.com

 

Rover Rescue (310) 379-0154
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations. www.roverrescue.com

 

• Southern California Bulldog Rescue
Second Saturdays: Meet adoptable bulldogs and save a life. Monthly adoption day and meeting of adoptable English Bulldogs. 9-11 a.m. 434 S. Tustin St., Orange. www.socalbulldogrescue.org.

 

The Little Red Dog Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming events. (949) 427-0925. www.thelittlereddog.com

 

The Orphanages – Priceless Pets’ Adoption Centers
Adoption centers are located in Chino Hills and Claremont; visit their website for hours and upcoming events and fundraisers. (909) 203-3695. www.pricelesspetrescue.org

 

West Coast Animal Rescue and Sparky and the Gang
Schedule a meet and greet at their Long Beach kennel. www.tinyurl.com/sparkygang, www.facebook.com/WestCoastAnimalRescue

 

Westie Rescue of OC and Beyond
View their website for upcoming events. (714) 960-1083. www.westierescueoc.com

 

Westside German Shepherd Rescue
Adoption days, Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Or by appointment. Westside German Shepherd Rescue, 3016 S. Hill St., Los Angeles. www.sheprescue.org