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Drag Queen Bingo with Operation Blankets of Love

December 19: Join a fun bingo event to raise needed funds for Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL). There will be great prizes for all the bingo winners, an amazing raffle, and an auction!

Santa Paws at Huntington Beach

December 22: Bring your furry friends and family to meet Santa! There will be a special reading of The Night Before Christmas. Proceeds benefit local animal shelters.

Pawliday Dog Adoption Event with OC Animal Care

December 22: Come meet your newest furry family member and have them home for the holidays!

Barks of Love Yappy Hour in Orange

December 28: It’s time for another Yappy Hour at Tilted Kilt in Orange! There will be dog themed cocktails, a dog friendly menu, raffles, and dogs! This is a dog friendly event.

Explorer Academy at Long Beach Animal Care Services

January 4: Help make the city a safer place for people and animals while learning valuable animal care skills. The Explorer Academy is open to qualified young men and women who are age 14 (and completed eighth grade) or 15 to 20 years old by the start of the academy. You can attain volunteer hours / service credit.

Kitten Foster Parent Class in LA

January 5: Are you 55 or older? Are you able to open your home for a few weeks to nurture a kitten? Kittens need your help! Come train to be a foster parent with LA Animal Care. Foster training, supplies, and home delivery will be provided to older adults willing to become fosters parents to 4-6 week old kittens.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

January 5: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

The Cats on Glass Gallery in LA

Select dates, January 17-27: The Cats on Glass Gallery, curated by Fresh Step Clean Paws, known as a pop-up with a purpose, is back this coming January to bring Instagram inspiration and adoption awareness to Los Angeles cat lovers.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

January 19: Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a blend of the unique comedy of Gregory Popovich (award-winning star of the Moscow Circus and champion juggler) and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets.

The Food and Water Bowl XXVII

January 26-27: A “Super-Bowl” feline show including more a beauty contest with up to 450 exotic cats from all over the US, household pet and cat agility competitions, vendors, adoptions and more!

Annual Fancy Rat and Mouse Show

January 26: The AFRMA judges various categories of rats and mice including pets, English, breeder’s group, brood doe, and progeny.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

February 2: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Valentine’s Brunch with Bassets

February 2: Bring your basset and enjoy the company of other bassets and their owners. You can also meet some hounds that are available for adoption.

3rd Annual Valentine’s Doggie Wedding and Dog Adoption

February 9: Come celebrate a bridal party made up of shelter dogs- you might just find a new family member to adopt! There will be a raffle filled with items from artists at Crafted, a sloppy kissing booth, and food for humans and for dogs. Wedding attire for the guests is encouraged!

SoCal Pet Expo in Anaheim

February 9-10: Bring your pet to the So Cal Pet Expo! Check out special appearances, 200+ pet-friendly exhibitors, live demos, low-cost vaccinations, giveaways, contests, and much more for the whole family! Plus a mega-adoption event.

Long Beach Shelter Valentine’s Card Contest & Yappy Hour

February 9: Make cards to be hung on the cages of dogs and cats awaiting new homes during this Valentine’s season. Enjoy a Yappy Hour featuring card contest judging and awards, love songs, refreshments, and visits with adoptable animals.

Bulldog Beauty Contest in Long Beach

February 10: Join the 15th annual largest gathering of English bulldogs in the world! Enjoy contests, dogs parading down the red carpet, cat and dog adoption fair, food trucks and vendors.

Kids’ Pet Parade in San Juan Capistrano

February 16: Kids (5-12) and their pets compete in a variety of contests.

Cat’s Meow Fundraiser Brunch for Blue Bell Foundation

February: Join this fundraiser and enjoy a delicious champagne buffet brunch and silent auction of beautiful gifts. This year they will be giving a prize for best “Cat Themed Attire”!

Paws Fur Pink 5K Dog Run/Walk for Breast Cancer

February 17: Run, walk, or wag your way to better health while raising funds for breast cancer.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

March 2: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Dana Point Festival of Whales

March 2-3 and 9-10: Join the Dana Point Festival of Whales for two fun-filled weekends as they celebrate their 48th anniversary!  This seaside (dog-friendly) event celebrates the migration of the California Gray Whale.

ASPCA’s Go Orange for Animals Month

Entire Month of April: April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month and the ASPCA encourages you to wear, act and live Orange for the month of April. Participate in local events or create an event of your own.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

April 6: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

America’s Family Pet Expo 2019

April 26-28: Join the world’s largest pet and pet products expo! Everything you need to know for a happier, healthier pet. Repticon will also be part of this event!

National Kids and Pets Day

April 26: National Kids and Pets Day is both a day to celebrate the bonds children and pets can share and a day remember safety where our pets and children are concerned. Help kids and pets learn to be good companions to each other. Use #NationalKidsAndPetsDay to post on social media.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

May 4: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

22nd Annual Spring Games in Irvine

May 4: Join Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California for their 22nd annual Spring Games; enjoy food, a raffle, shops, crafts, competitions, and more!

Paws 4 Pets Walk in San Dimas

May 18: Join the annual Inland Valley Humane Society and S.P.C.A. Paw 4 Pets 1.5 mile walk to raise funds to support stray, homeless, abandoned, and abused animals cared for by IVHS every year. Be entertained with games and activities for both you and your dog.

Bichon Bash in Mission Viejo

May 19: Bring your Bichon and other fur kids for a parade of rescues, vendors, demonstrations, contests, raffles and more.

World Turtle Day

May 23: Turtle Day is celebrated worldwide in a variety of ways, from dressing up as turtles or wearing green clothes, to saving turtles caught on highways.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

June 1: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Super Pet Adoption Event in Irvine

June 2: Adopt your newest family member from pet rescue groups or shelters, browse people- and pet-related vendors, enjoy food trucks, and more at the 13th annual Super Pet Adoption event

International Hug Your Cat Day

June 4: Today is International Hug Your Cat Day so pamper your cat with some extra love!

CatCon LA

June 29-30: CatConLa is a two-day weekend event celebrating groundbreaking products and ideas in art and design, pop culture, and attitude…for cat people.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

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

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

August 10: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Low Cost Vaccination Clinic

August 13: The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center will conduct a public low cost animal vaccination and microchip clinic for pet owners in Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and Laguna Hills.

National Dog Day

August 26: It’s national dog day today. Make it a special day with your favorite canine or canines. Go to a favorite place or try somewhere new!

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

September 7: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

October 5: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

November 2: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

December 7: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.