January 27: Naked Dog Bistro is hosting a rescue event with Doggie Bonez Rescue. Doggie Bonez Rescue is committed to rescuing dogs that are left homeless and abandoned in high kill Orange County animal shelters, where euthanasia rates are staggering.
January 27: The AFRMA judges various categories of rats and mice including pets, English, breeder’s group, brood doe, and progeny.
January 27-28: A “Super-Bowl” feline show including more than 450 exotic cats and 41 different breeds, household pet and cat agility competitions, vendors, adoptions and more.
February 3: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
February 17: Kids (5-12) and their pets compete in a variety of contests.
February 18: Join the “Cat’s Meow” Valentine Brunch fundraiser, plus a silent auction of gift baskets.
February 18: Run, walk, or wag your way to better health while raising funds for breast cancer.
March 3: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
March 3-4 and 10-11: This seaside (dog-friendly) event celebrates the migration of the California Gray Whale. Games, parades, art shows, carnival, ocean activities, and entertainment.
March 24: Cesar Millan, star of the hit television series “Cesar 911” on NatGeo WILD and original host of the long-running series “Dog Whisperer” hits the stage.
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.