Adoption Events

A Home 4 Ever Rescue
Visit their webiste for adoption events.

Animals Rule Placement Foundation
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Creative Pet Supply 305 N. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro.

Barks of Love Animal Rescue and Placement Services
Visit their website for event locations.,

Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California
February 3, March 24, and December 1: Brunch With Bassets–Bring your basset and enjoy the company of other bassets and their owners. You can also meet some hounds that are available for adoption. Saturdays, 10 a.m. – noon. Free. Visit website for location. (714) 536-5672.

• Beagles and Buddies
Open house-style mobile adoptions in Costa Mesa, Irvine, San Gabriel and other venues. Email an application in advance, so the rescue can get to know adopters before a visit, to help make a good match. The beauty of visiting B&B’s sanctuary is that you can see all currently adoptable dogs (up to 90), as well as the Dogs Help Heal Center, where there are several playgrounds for you to meet and greet dogs in private settings. You are invited to bring your current dog/s with you too. Find maps/directions for their mobile adoptions and other special events on their website. B&B’s 15-acre sanctuary, 23430 US Hwy 18, Apple Valley. (626) 444-9664.

BFF K9 Rescue
Visit their website for event locations.

Bichon FurKids Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations.

Bunny Bunch Rabbit Rescue (714) 889-9755
Adoption of rescued rabbits, chinchillas, Guinea pigs and other small animals. Free nail trims, gland cleaning and care sheets as well as classes. 10534 Bechler River Ave., Fountain Valley. Adoption center also in Montclair, 4601 Brooks St., (909) 631-9552. Health care classes also offered, call for details.

Caring Friends Cat Rescue
Adoption events every Saturday and most Sundays, 2-5 p.m. Petsmart, 2741 El Camino Real, Tustin.

• Coastal German Shepherd Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming events. (714) 528-4730.

Cuddly Canines Rescue
Visit their website for event locations.

Dachshund Rescue of LA
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Costa Mesa, Long Beach, West Hollywood, and Malibu. Find detalis on their website.

DREAM Animal Rescue
Check website for schedule and location of adoption events.

Friends of Orange County’s Homeless Pets (714) 280-4993
Check out thier adoptable pets on their website, then call or email to find out which location he or she will be, so you can “Meet and Greet.”

• German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County
Visit their website for upcoming event locations. (714) 974-7762.

German Shepherd Safe Haven
Visit their website for event locations.

Good Dog – Good Talk Rescue
Visit their Facebook page for upcoming event locations.

Great Pyrenees Association of Southern California
Vist their website for upcoming events. (909) 887-8201.

Greyhound Adoptions
Visit their website for upcoming event locations. CalGAP, (949) 275-0916,; and Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue, (800) 298-5743,

I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations. Email:

K9 Spirit Organization
Saturday: Adoption of rescued dogs. PetSmart, 2465 E. Imperial Hwy., Brea, noon – 3 p.m.; and 26532 Towne Center Drive, Foothill Ranch, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Karma Rescue
Visit their website for weekly adoption events. (310) 512-7833.

Labrador Rescuers (619) 819-0234
Visit their website for upcoming events and locations.

Labs and Friends
Find adoption event locations and dates on their website. Rescues labs and other breeds too.

Leonberger Rescue Pals
Visit their website for upcoming events. (866)-7-LRPALS ((866) 757-7257).

Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue
Sundays, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Rover Kennels, 2116 Main St., Santa Monica. (310) 74-LHASA.

Maltese Rescue California Adoption Events – Second Saturday of every month, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Petsmart, La Jolla Village Square Shopping Center, 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla. Fourth Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Unleashed by Petco, 10625 Scripps Poway Pkwy., San Diego.

Michelson Found Animals Adopt & Shop (562) 531-2871
353 Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood. Additional location in Culver City.

Miniature Schnauzers Weekly Adoption Event
Saturdays: Meet adoptables. noon – 3:30 p.m. PetCo, 537 N. PCH, Redondo Beach. (310) 374-7701.

Mutt Hutt Rescue
Select Sundays: Join the Mutt Hutt Rescue to adopt your next family member. Event can be cancelled at any time, not all dogs listed on website are guranteed to attend the event, and the dog you applied for might be adopted at the event. Select Sundays, noon – 4 p.m. PetSmart, 5521 Mirage St., Yorba Linda.

New Beginnings for Animals (949) 348-8057
Saturdays: Meet their adoptable rescues. If there’s a particular dog you want to meet, please contact them to be sure that dog is available and being shown that Saturday or to arrange a private meeting. Noon – 4 p.m. PetSmart, 26761 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo. Visit the cats at the Cat Adoption Center insde the Aliso Viejo Pet Smart, Monday-Friday, noon – 2 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. or by appointment.

No Stray Left Behind
Small breed rescue. Most Sundays: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Petsmart, 2741 El Camino Real, Tustin. Visit thier website for more upcoming adoption events.

OC Small Paws Adoptions
Saturday and Sunday: Visit OC Small Paws’ cat and kitten kennels at the following locations. The Puppy Store at The Main Place Mall, 2800 Main St., Ste. 632, Santa Ana, Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Petco, 6761 Westminster Ave., Westminster, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Petco, 25592 El Paseo, Mission Viejo, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Petco, 8909 Adams Ave, Huntington Beach, Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Petco, 1815 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, Saturday, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.; and Petco, 1280 Bison Ave., Newport Beach, Saturday, 12-3 p.m. (714) 815-4300.

Old English Sheepdog Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming events. (310) 392-3366.

Orange County Pit Bull Rescue
Visit their website and Facebook page for upcoming adoption locations.

Pardon Me Inc.
Saturdays and Sundays: If there is an animal that you are interested in that you saw on their website, email them, to make sure he or she will be available to meet. 1-5 p.m. PetCo, 8092 Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim Hills.

Paw Prints in the Sand
Visit their website for upcoming event locations.

Pet Food Express Weekend Adoptions: Dog and cat adoptions most weekends. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Long Beach, (562) 984-4444 and Rolling Hills, (310) 541-4444. Plus wellness vet clinics and self-service pet washes.

Pug Nation Rescue of LA – Adoptions every second Saturday, noon – 3 p.m.; and fourth Sunday, noon-3 p.m. Tailwaggers, 801 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. Pug Nation Rescue of LA, (310) 327-7871.

Pugs ‘n Pals
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations. (949) 262-7843.

Pups and Pals (562) 713-5103
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations.

Rabbit Rescue (562) 862-8844
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday, 12-3 p.m.: Meet bunnies currently waiting adoption. Rabbit Rescue Adoption Center, 7640 Rosecrans Ave., Paramount. Also visit their website for a list of adoptable bunnies at local Petco stores.

Rover Rescue (310) 379-0154
Visit their website for upcoming adoption locations.

Southern California Bulldog Rescue
Second Saturdays: Meet adoptable bulldogs and save a life. Monthly adoption day and meeting of adoptable English Bulldogs. 9-11 a.m. 434 S. Tustin St., Orange.

The Little Red Dog Rescue
Visit their website for upcoming events. (949) 427-0925.

The Orphanages – Priceless Pets’ Adoption Centers
Adoption centers are located in Chino Hills and Claremont; visit their website for hours and upcoming events and fundraisers. (909) 203-3695.

West Coast Animal Rescue and Sparky and the Gang
Schedule a meet and greet at their Long Beach kennel.,

Westie Rescue of OC and Beyond
View their website for upcoming events. (714) 960-1083.

Westside German Shepherd Rescue
Adoption days, Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Or by appointment. Westside German Shepherd Rescue, 3016 S. Hill St., Los Angeles.