May 1-31: Sign-up to join an existing team or form a team of your own (with family, friends, coworkers) to help Beagles and Buddies with their Big Sunday service month.
June 2: Help find forever homes for those pets in need at the second annual Animal Rescue & Charity Event. Pet rescues, face painting, photo booth, refreshments, vendors.
June 2: The AFRMA judges various categories of rats and mice including pets, English, breeder’s group, brood doe and progeny.
June 2: 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 2: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
June 3: Join GreenDog Foundation at the Tustin Chili Cook off featuring craft booths, food, entertainment, music, contests, and more.
June 3: Orange County’s largest pet adoption event will feature over 600 animals for adoption. Bring your own dog for contests, professional photos and low-cost microchips.
June 4: Today is International Hug Your Cat Day so pamper your cat with some extra love.
June 8-9: Top canine athletes from across the region will travel to Huntington Beach State Park to compete in the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge.
June 9: 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 14: It’s the Ulti-Mutt Dog Party with pooches, hounds and pups of all sizes romping and playing on The Dana Lawn.
June 17: Enjoy an afternoon of great food and wine, silent and live auctions, opportunity drawings, entertainment, dancing and a pooch pageant.
June 23: The Pet Prescription Team holds an annual car show to raise funds for its mission of providing training and support to volunteers and their pets for visiting animal programs.
June 27: Join Operation Blankets of Love for the legendary bingo fundraiser to help homeless animals. The event includes raffles, prizes, drag babes, beer, burgers, and more.
June 30: Bring your furry friend along for some exciting family fun. A USDDN National Qualifier will be held.
Ongoing: Throughout the year The Bunny Bunch hosts several photo shoots to raise money for the rescue. Holidays include Valintine’s Day (February), Easter (March), 4th of July or Life’s a Beach (June or July), Halloween (October) and Christmas and Hanukkah (December).
Sundays: “Sunday Funday” when you book the date to come in with your group for two free hours of hang-out fun.
Sundays: Help your young reader build communication skills and self-confidence by reading with adoptable pets or listening to a story.
Thursdays: Join Christian Outreach in Action for a pet food bank every week.
Visit their website for upcoming event locations.
A list of animal rescues’ adoption events.
Thursday: Up to 35% discount offered on all vaccines for dog and cats, every Thursday.
Mondays: Find a low-cost microchip placement at Adopt & Shop. Your pet has a much greater chance of finding you if they become lost & found with a registered microchip with up-to-date contact information.
Wednesdays: Certified Professional Life Coach (CPC) Laura Lesneski specializing in Pet Grief, offers a support group every other week.
Monthly: Join Yappy Hour for social fun and treats for pups and parents. Theme changes monthly, call for details. Check website for specific dates and times.
First Fridays: Yappy Hours – Celebrate Yappy Hours at TOP DOG Barkery every month.
Wednesday – Sunday: Play with pups as you grab your coffee fix. All dogs are rescues looking for their forever homes and fosters.
Second Sundays: Join TOP DOG Barkery for coffee and donuts for humans, and yummy samples and Woffles for your pups!
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.
Ongoing: A mobile dog-bakery unit, brings treats to pets in Orange County.
Ongoing food drive and monthly low-cost anesthesia-free teeth cleaning and polish.
Ongoing: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Days, times and locations vary.
Monthly: Take a unique behind the scenes tour with the PetSpace staff and view the inner workings of the health center for an exclusive look at PetFit, the Operating Room, and more.
Ongoing: Visit Los Angeles’ first cat cafe – a coffee shop with rescue cats who are up for adoption. Make a reservation online, then hang out with adoptable cats while sipping on coffee or tea.
Ongoing: Get an up-close look at falcons, hawks, and more that have been developed with passion, dedication, and skill. Master falconers from Adam’s Falconry Service teach you about “the sport of kings” with an interactive experience in historical San Juan Capistrano.
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.