September 22: Celebrating birthdays for all dogs and their humans! In honor of Leo, open to the public.
September 14-16 and 21-23: You’re invited to attend the very first art exhibit created for dogs in Los Angeles, dOGUMENTA! The exhibit will feature four-legged friends themed artwork commissioned by LA-area artists.
September 29: Enjoy Doggone Fun at the McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog. The event features a surFUR expo and more.
September 29: Join Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California for their annual Bids and Bites event to support hounds in need!
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.
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.
October 6: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
October 21: Join in the fun! Anaheim is hosting Doggie Trick-o-Treating including a photo booth, dog costume contest and more.
September 9 – October 28: Dozens of dachshunds scramble in pursuit of fame and imaginative lures as hundreds of spectators cheer them on along a 20-yard cobblestone track.