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.
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.
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.
June 3: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
June 3-4: Adoption event with at least 50 rescues and animal shelters bringing adoptable dogs and cats.
June 4: Orange County’s largest pet adoption event will feature over 600 animals for adoption.
June 7: Join the Friends of Long Beach Animals for a meet and greet membership meeting. Enjoy coffee, cookies, entertainment, prizes, and more.
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.
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.
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.
June 11: Animal Health Foundation is offering evaluations to test you and your pets ability to be part of the Animal Therapy Team.
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.
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.
June 17: The AFRMA judges various categories of rats and mice including pets, English, breeder’s group, brood doe and progeny.
June 17: Bring your leashed, well-mannered pooch to the annual DAWG Walk and Pet Faire.
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
June 24: Enjoy vendors, exhibits, Pet Prescription Team BBQ, 50/50 drawing, raffles and more!
A list of animal rescues’ adoption events.
Ongoing: A mobile dog-bakery unit, brings treats to pets in Orange County.
Monthly: Join Yappy Hour for social fun and treats for pups and parents. Theme changes monthly, call for details.
Ongoing: Food Drive at Animalia sponsors “No Empty Bowls,”a year-round food drive for homeless animals.
Ongoing: Get an up-close look at falcons, hawks, and more that have been developed with passion, dedication, and skill.
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
Ongoing: Throughout the year The Bunny Bunch hosts several photo shoots to raise money for the rescue.
Mondays: Find a low-cost microchip placement at Adopt & Shop.
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.
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.
Call for date: Bring your greyhound (or friend of greyhounds) and family to the Fast Friends annual summer picnic.
Visit website for date: Enjoy an afternoon of great food and wine, silent and live auctions, opportunity drawings, entertainment, dancing and a pooch pageant.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
May 14 and August 20: Join Pug Nation Rescue of LA for a fun fundraiser with $20 bingo.
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.
Wednesdays: Certified Professional Life Coach (CPC) Laura Lesneski specializing in Pet Grief, offers a support group every week.
Visit their website for upcoming event locations.