Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in Los Angeles

May 1-31: Celebrate Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in May by visiting the Michelson Found Animals food truck inspired Catty Wagon that will appear at local events throughout the Los Angeles area on a regular basis and brings adoptable animals to the people of LA.

Beagles and Buddies’ Big Sunday Service Month in Apple Valley

May 1-31: Sign-up to join an existing team or form a team of your own to help Beagles and Buddies with their Big Sunday service month.

Hounds on the Hill in Signal Hill

June 3: Bring your four legged friends and family for a day of fun at the 7th annual Hounds on the Hill event at Signal Hill Park.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

June 3: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

NKLA Super Adoption in Woodland Hills

June 3-4: Adoption event with at least 50 rescues and animal shelters bringing adoptable dogs and cats.

Orange County Super Pet Adoption Event in Irvine

June 4: Orange County’s largest pet adoption event will feature over 600 animals for adoption.

Meet and Greet Meeting in Long Beach

June 7: Join the Friends of Long Beach Animals for a meet and greet membership meeting. Enjoy coffee, cookies, entertainment, prizes, and more.

Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge in Huntington Beach

June 9-10: Top canine athletes from across the region will travel to Huntington Beach State Park to compete in the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge. This canine sporting event features an array of dog breeds competing in several “Olympic-style” events, including the surf dog competition, high-flying disc routines, and more.

Greyhound Picnic in La Habra Heights

June 10: Bring your greyhound (or friend of greyhounds) and family to the Fast Friends annual summer picnic, including games, chatting with an animal communicator, vendors, raffles, auctions and more.

Pet Adoption Day with KLOS’ Heidi and Frank in Long Beach

June 10: Heidi and Frank from KLOS radio station host pet adoption at the spcaLA – Long Beach with vendor booths, refreshments, silent auction and family fun.

Animal Health Foundation Pet Partners Evaluations

June 11: Animal Health Foundation is offering evaluations to test you and your pets ability to be part of the Animal Therapy Team.

Miss West Coast Pageant Benefits Operation Blankets of Love

June 16: The Miss West Coast Pageant will support the non-profit organization, Operation Blankets of Love and include a Red Carpet at 3 p.m. Come join the fun of a night filled with glitz, glam and entertainment.

Pug Beach Bone-Anza in Long Beach

June 17: Join the LA Pug and Lakewood/Long Beach Pug meet-up groups for free raffles, giveaways, fun for all. All pug meet-up groups and pug lovers are invited to come out and join in the fun.

AFRMA Fancy Rat and Mouse Show

June 17: The AFRMA judges various categories of rats and mice including pets, English, breeder’s group, brood doe and progeny.

Annual Dawg Walk, Pet Faire and Adoption

June 17: Bring your leashed, well-mannered pooch to the annual DAWG Walk and Pet Faire.

Yappy Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point

June 22: It’s the Ulti-Mutt Dog Party with pooches, hounds and pups of all sizes romping and playing on The Dana Lawn. Canines

Pet Prescription Team Car Show in La Habra

June 24: Enjoy vendors, exhibits, Pet Prescription Team BBQ, 50/50 drawing, raffles and more!

Adoption Events

A list of animal rescues’ adoption events.

Alice’s Gourmet Wonderland

Ongoing: A mobile dog-bakery unit, brings treats to pets in Orange County.

Yappy Hour at Healthy Spot In Costa Mesa and Long Beach

Monthly: Join Yappy Hour for social fun and treats for pups and parents. Theme changes monthly, call for details.

Animalia’s Food Drive and Teeth Cleaning

Ongoing: Food Drive at Animalia sponsors “No Empty Bowls,”a year-round food drive for homeless animals.

Falconry Experience in San Juan Capistrano

Ongoing: Get an up-close look at falcons, hawks, and more that have been developed with passion, dedication, and skill.

Free Pet Care Workshop for Kids in Torrance

First Sundays: During this 25-minute workshop kids (4-9) learn basic dog grooming and care, including, basic dog anatomy, brushing, de-shedding, combing, ear cleaning, and nail filing

Holiday Photo Shoots for Small Animals with Bunny Bunch Rabbit Rescue

Ongoing: Throughout the year The Bunny Bunch hosts several photo shoots to raise money for the rescue.

Microchip Mondays at Michelson Found Animals Adopt & Shop in Lakewood

Mondays: Find a low-cost microchip placement at Adopt & Shop.

Monthly Meetups at Top Dog Barkery, Bath and Boutique

Sundays: Make an appointment to come in with your group for two free hours of hang-out fun. Dogs enjoy the new doggie day care room plus free samples.

Orange County Bird Breeders Monthly Meetings in Costa Mesa

Second Saturdays: Orange County Bird Breeders meets each month, typically with a business meeting and educational presentation by a guest speaker, followed by refreshments and an opportunity drawing.

Greyhound Picnic in La Habra Heights

Call for date: Bring your greyhound (or friend of greyhounds) and family to the Fast Friends annual summer picnic.

Wags N Wine Fundraiser in Huntington Beach

Visit website for date: Enjoy an afternoon of great food and wine, silent and live auctions, opportunity drawings, entertainment, dancing and a pooch pageant.

The Dog Cafe LA

Tuesday – Sunday: America’s first Dog Cafe is now open in Los Angeles! Play with pups as you grab your coffee fix. All dogs are rescues looking for their forever homes and fosters.

Pet Adoption Day with KLOS’ Heidi and Frank in Long Beach

Call for date: Heidi and Frank from KLOS radio station host pet adoption at the spcaLA – Long Beach with vendor booths, refreshments, silent auction and family fun.

Catopia at OC Animal Care Services

July 15: Join OC Animal Care Services as they celebrate Cats! There will be lots of adorable kittens and wonderful adult cats available for adoption. OC Animal Care will provide fee-free adoptions (does not include license or microchip).

TranquilPet’s Dog Day Afternoon in Gardena

July 16: Visit Dog Day Afternoon, a TranquilPet sponsored event, including dog swim and trick demonstrations, dog massage tips, a free light lunch, silent auction, raffles, giveaways, and more.

Clear the Shelters Event at OCACS

August 19: Help the Orange County Animal Care Service “clear the shelter” by adopting a new family memeber. $17 adoptions (does not include license or microchip).

Drag Queen Bingo Pug Fundraiser in LA

May 14 and August 20: Join Pug Nation Rescue of LA for a fun fundraiser with $20 bingo.

Wine and Brew for the Rescue in Chino Hills

September 9: Join Priceless Pets at a private residence in Chino Hills for a Wine and Brew fundraiser to help animals, featuring a casino night with dinner, live music, auctions and a raffle.

Pet Grief Support Group in Lake Forest

Wednesdays: Certified Professional Life Coach (CPC) Laura Lesneski specializing in Pet Grief, offers a support group every week.

Moon Cat Cafe

Visit their website for upcoming event locations.