January 4 and 11: Join the Hanaeleh Ranch for a three-week intensive horse academy that helps people of all levels improve their ability to connect with horses.
March 17: Join Old World Irish Fest with celebration and fun with Live Irish music by Wilde Rovers, family fun, delicious Irish food like Irish Stew or Corned Beef with Cabbage, drinks and the Weiner Dog Races.
March 24: Join Barks of Love for their 3rd Annual Bark Bash filled with family and dog activities.
May 4: Bring your dog or find one to adopt at their Spring Dog Fling on 5th and PCH. Dog adoptions & pet expo featuring products & services to pamper & care for your dog. Saturday, 12-3 p.m.
April 6: Dogs and their owners alike will be able to participate in the 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Wag Hotels. Thousands of eggs will be filled with pizza-flavored dog treats, then hidden so each pup can discover the egg and earn its treat.
April 6: Join this family-oriented event and enjoy Brea’s Police K-9 unit demonstrations, hands-on-petting opportunities, pet adoptions, pet-friendly shopping, activities and much more! Please do not bring your pets. Adults, $2. Kids, (12 and under), free. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Brea Community Center, 695 E. Madison Way. (714) 990-7711. For more information click here.
April 8: Calling all four-legged faily members and friends! Shoppers and their pets are invited to visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny! Monday, 6-8 p.m. Free. All pets must be leashed or in a carrier. Click here for more information.
April 13, 27: Wags Kids! is proud to announce the launch of their very own reading program, Paws and Pajamas at their adoption center. Pre-register to reserve a spot for a designated Saturday morning.After a brief safety orientation and mini-lesson facilitated your child will read to one of their Wags Dogs in their facility. Street parking […]
April 14: Have a fun Easter Egg Hunt playdate with your best furry friend(s) this April. Healthy Spot is hosting a fun opportunity for your pup to make friends in a safe environment with tons of fun activities.
April 20: Feline Good Social Club is opening their lounge to the public for a free 15 minute session with a beautiful feline. To celebrate the week before they open, go meet their cats and have an exclusive experience at their lounge. Get giddy with a kitty!
May 4: Come enjoy a day at Carbon Canyon Regional Park geared specifically toward you and your four-legged, furry friend!
May 5: Enjoy activities with your dog like yoga, bandana making and a photobooth by Cubby Photobooth.
May 5: The Pooch Parade is Ventura’s biggest dog-themed event of the year, and they’ve been at it for over 20 years! For two decades, Ventura County has come out to walk, eat, drink, shop, and support homeless dogs– join the fun!
May 6: Calling all mom’s of furry kids – join the Pet Project Foundation at an early Mother’s Day Celebration. Bring the whole family to a celebration of mom’s.
May 16: Bark your calendar to join other canines and their companions at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour. Canines enjoy complimentary hand-made dog biscuits and lapping up refreshing libations, thanks to bacon, chicken, cheese, beef and liver flavored water, while their companions can purchase burgers, brews and wines, with […]
May 18: Join them at Knead Catffeine for a yoga class! They will have a professional instructor, healthy snacks and waters for everyone who attends. The proceeds from this event will go directly back to the homeless cats in the care of Priceless Pet Rescue!
May 18-19: Get excited to help make this year’s event a great success for L.A.’s homeless pets! NKLA’s Super Adoption is a family-friendly event with L.A.’s most popular food trucks + vendors offering an array of pet-related products.
May 19: Old World presents the Dachshund wild weiner round-up! Bring Bring your doxies and your family for a really fun day! Watch “show and tell” with amazing adoptable dogs, join the raffle and bring your appetite for Bratwurst, german food, and drinks from the BBQ Kitchen in the event area.
June 1: 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, prize drawings, auctions and more. $15-20. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1885 N. Hacienda Blvd. (800) 298-5743. Click here for more details. Click here for more events.
June 20: Haute hounds enjoy lapping up libations, thanks to water in his favorite flavor: bacon, chicken, beef or vegan. Human guests can relax with a glass of Mutt Lynch Unleashed Chardonnay, Merlot Over and Play Dead, Chateau d’Og Cabernet.
June 22: Join SoCal Guide Dogs School for a fun-filled day. Tour the 7.5 acre campus, renovated student dormitory, visit the puppy kissing booth, mingle with puppies-in-training, watch working guide dog demos, and bid on the silent auction.
June 22: Dress in your best and dance the day away at Puppy Prom! Puppy punch and tailwaggin’ treats will be provided. Have your prom pictures taken and cheer on the Puppy Prom King and Queen.
June 22: Bring your pup for playtime on the yard, fun photos, refreshments, doggie contests, shopping with vendors, raffles, prizes, and more. VetCare Pet Clinic will be offering low cost vaccines and microchipping.
June 29: Dogs and their humans will meet up at TeWinkle Park for a morning of fun, socialization, and exercise for Pack Walk, presented by Priceless Pets. Join a group walk and stay for vendors, food, raffles, contests, and games for the kids. Registration required.
June 29: South Coast Pet Supply is hosting the Cones and Bones social with treats for the dogs and ice cream for the humans. Lots of samples for your furry friends and 20% off dog and cat treats. All donations go to the Laguna Beach Animal Shelter.
June 29: 4th of July Pet Portraits event will take place at the new Mission Viejo store. Bring your furry family member for a pet portrait. One 4×6 framed photograph, plus digital print.
June 29: What is better therapy than the love of a pit bull? Come out to enjoy raffle prizes, cold drinks, music and fun at this fundraiser in support of the Orange County Pit Bull Rescue. Ages 21+
June 30: Grab your sunscreen and head to Dog Beach to perform community service by cleaning up all along the beach. Kids and dogs are welcome to participate.
June 30: Kick off your Summer by adopting a new four-legged member of the family!
June 30: Mobile vet clinic offering low-cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, micro-chips, nail trims, and flea medications.
July 4: Join the Laguna Niguel YMCA at this dog friendly community tradition to celebrate Independence Day.
July 4: Dress up your four-legged friends and bring them out to strut their patriotic stuff! There will be games, activities, crafts, photo booths, giveaways, and a dog parade.
July 6: Meet the pups from Vanderpump Dog Rescue and join in for a fun afternoon of puppies and mocktails!
July 6: Join the German Shepard Rescue of Orange County at Pet Supplies Plus to meet a new best friend and stock up on delicious goodies from the bake sale.
July 3 – 7: A pawjama party, bedtime stories, sooth and snooze snacks, aromatherapy sessions, and movie time for your pampered pooch!
July 7: Cosplay (or should we say PAWSplay?) for a cause. Is your family into everything “pup culture”? Bring the kids and your superhero pupper to the celebration of heroes big and small: PAWmicon!
July 11: Celebrate pets and support the Friends of Long Beach Animals at the 25th Annual Benefit for the Animals featuring a special performance by “La Cage Aux Folles”.
July 13: Spend the afternoon enjoying tail wagging samples and treats, grilled hot dogs for pets and humans, pool splashing fun for the dogs, and spin the wheel for a chance to win fun prizes!
July 14: It’s German Heritage Day! Dozens of dachshunds scramble in pursuit of fame and imaginative lures as hundreds of spectators cheer them on along a 20-yard cobblestone track.
July 14: Lakewood’s pet-friendly summer tradition returns to offer convenient pet licensing and pet care services.
July 18: Mobile clinic for your pet’s low cost vaccines, microchips, deworming, and flea and tick treatment.
July 18: Haute hounds enjoy lapping up libations, thanks to water in his favorite flavor: bacon, chicken, beef or vegan. Human guests can relax with a glass of Mutt Lynch Unleashed Chardonnay, Merlot Over and Play Dead, Chateau d’Og Cabernet.
July 19: Meet your new best furry friend! The Hammer is hosting a pet adoption party for dog lovers and adoptable doggies.
July 20: Join Collar and Leash Pet Shop for a day of healthy advice for you and your pet.
July 20: It’s time for Reptile Roundup Party! Hold a bearded dragon, build a mini habitat & learn about reptile care.
July 20: 100 mighty wiener dogs, 10 trial heats, one championship race, and one dog with bragging rights of “Fastest wiener in the west!”
July 20: Come out and chill with your pup on National Ice Cream Day! Enjoy frozen samples of Primal Goat Milk and Primal Bone Broth, plus a canine-friendly topping bar.
July 20: Looking to adopt a funny, adorable, low-to-the ground furbaby? Join Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles to meet doxies and doxie mixes who need furever homes.
July 20: Join German Shepard Rescue of Orange County and shake paws with a new best friend.
July 20 – 21: Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with a free doggie ice cream sundae & free digital keepsake photo when you visit select PetsHotel locations.
July 21: Help clean up the beach surrounded by a bunch of adorable & happy dogs! Don’t forget the sunscreen!
July 27: Lace up and leash up your furry friends for a race in Silverado Canyon! Stay for Dog Fest, featuring pet-friendly vendors, entertainment, food, and giveaways.
July 28: Low-cost vaccine clinics for dogs and cats and $19 microchips.
July 28: What do you call a cat with six toes? Join in on the purr-fect day of learning fun feline facts and playing with itty bitty kitties.
July 14, 28: Make the most of your summer and learn how to hang ten with your best friend!
July 6 -21: Bring your furry friend to the Pop Up Dog Park at Laurel Park to celebrate “Parks Make Life Better!”
July 1 – August 1: It’s the best time to expand your family by four paws!
August 3: Bring your friends, family, and Bassets to catch some rays at Rosie’s Dog Beach in Long Beach.
August 3: Celebrate your dog with a day all about them. The Aliso Viejo Pet Fair and Vet Clinic will offer low price vaccinations, flea and tick treatments, dog adoptions, and pet-friendly vendors.
August 3: Looking for a cuddly and cute new companion? How about a kitten to add to your family!
August 3: Join Pugs ‘N Pals and a whole bunch of adorable and adoptable pugs at this adoption event inside Pet Supply Store.
August 4th: Take a break from the summer heat and head to Furly’s with your pooch for a Pool Pawty! There will be treats for the pups and refreshments for the pawrents.
August 4: Meet the ween team and furry friends at this adoption event for small dogs at Healthy Spot pet store.
August 10: Come out for free microchips, low cost vaccines, $10 flea meds and dewormer, and $5 nail trims. Vaccines for cats and dogs.
August 11: Finally, a festival for your furry loved one. Paséa Hotel & Spa has partnered with Vanderpump Dogs to host the first Pupchella featuring a brunch, fashion show, and festival.
August 15: Bark your calendar to join other canines and their companions to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour.
August 17: Adopt a new best friend! The Irvine Animal Care Center is participating in the nationwide adoption event, Clear the Shelters. All adoptions will be $20.
August 17: Come out and meet the ween team at an adoption event for local rescued doxies.
August 1,2,3,17: What do you call a cat with six toes? Join in on the purr-fect day of learning fun feline facts and playing with itty bitty kitties.
August 18: It’s Bark to School time and Healthy Spot is celebrating the new school year with Pet Play Dates!
August 18: Sip. Nibble. Mingle. Join Pussy and Pooch for their LAST in-store mixer and enjoy special treats, toasts, and plenty of tail-wagging.
August 24: Looking for a cuddly new family member? Join OC Small Paws at the Caturday Lounge to get up and purr-sonal with kittens and cats looking for fur-ever homes.
August 24: Have you ever wanted to play frisbee with your dog? Bring Fido out to Evergreen Park where D2ISC is hosting a clinic and play day!
August 24: Calling all dog and beer lovers! Help raise money for The Barking Lot Rescue while enjoying a sunny day of good eats and drinks and furry friends of all sizes.
August 24: Sniff, shmooze and sip while enjoying live entertainment, dog-friendly vendors, beer and cocktail tastings, photo booth, and free treats.
August 24: Bring your furry friends out to celebrate National Pet Day with live music, free samples, pet adoptions, and pet portraits!
August 24: Join Priceless Pets Wine and Brew fundraiser to help animals in need. There will be wine and beer tasting, casino tables, hors d’oeuvres, dancing, raffles and more.
August 11, 25: Teach your dog how to surf! You will learn basic and advanced techniques to teach your dog how to surf, so be ready to get in the water.
August 28: Forget about the catwalk – dogs will rule the runway in this Dog Fashion Show! 21+
August 9 – 30: Come out and see this three-acre working farm in action! It is home to chickens, roosters, pigs, oxen, goats, sheep and more.
August 31: Venture out to the beach for an an awesome beach day with the family at the Labour of Love Music Festival. Find a new best friend at the Orange County Pitbull Rescue booth!
July 11 – August 31: A mixture of art installation, amusement park, and interactive playground created to give us a glimpse of how our favorite companions see the world.
September 1: Socialize with your favorite squished faced friends at a park talking all things pug.
September 1: Come out and meet the ween team at an adoption event for local rescued doxies.
September 2: Let your pooch take a splash at any of six Los Angeles County pools during the happy “Pooches in the Pool” event.
September 4: Bring your well behaved dog with you to the pet friendly village for an hour walk with other local dog lovers.
September 5: Celebrate the start of a new school year by bringing your fur-friends to the Back to School Pawty for all-day play!
September 7: LA Galaxy II are hosting canine friends at the Pups at the Pitch event. The first 250 dogs and fans in attendance will receive an LA Galaxy II Los Dos dog leash.
September 7: How does paddle boarding and kayaking around the Newport Bay with 50+ other people and pups sound?
September 8: It’s time to get all four paws wet and wild! Check out dozens of epic surfing dogs, stay for the costume contest, vendors, giveaways, and food.
September 8: Get zen with your pooch! Join other yoga and doggie enthusiast for a one hour class at the park followed by brunch.
September 8: Join Orange County Pitbull Rescue for their 5th Annual Bikers for Bullies adoption event at Cooks Corner.
September 8: It’s Oktoberfest at Old World Huntington Beach and the wiener races are on!
September 9: Forget downward dog, this yoga class is all about the kitties!
September 14: Join the Queen Mary for a paw-fect afternoon as they celebrate our four-legged family members with a festival that’s all about them!
September 14: Join Pug Nation Rescue at Camp Run-A-Mutt for an adoption event and wine tasting fundraiser.
September 14: Cougars and tigers and jaguars- Oh My!
September 15: Get zen with your pooch! Join other yoga and doggie enthusiast for a one hour class at the park followed by brunch.
September 13, 14,15: Stop by your local PetSmart store for PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend to adopt love.
September 21: Bring your four-legged friends and your family for a day of fun, live music, pet adoptions, and pet vendors.
September 21: Looking to adopt a loving, adorable, low-to-the ground fur-baby? Join Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles to meet doxies and doxie mixes needing homes.
September 21: Pick your Own Price feline adoption event with vendors, giveaways, and lots of puur-fect kitties hoping to find fur-ever homes.
September 21: Find a cleanup site near you and register to be part of the largest volunteer day of the year!
September 21: Children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to Roxy, a beautiful trained therapy dog. Bring your favorite book or grab one from the Library.
September 21: German Shepard Rescue of Orange County will be at PETSMART in Lake Forest for a GSROC Adoption Event and bake sale.
September 21: Enjoy a fun beach day with funny frenchies and brave bulldogs a plenty!
September 22: Get zen with your pooch! Join other yoga and doggie enthusiast for a one hour class at the park followed by brunch.
September 22: Join Infinity Love Rescue for a fun event benefiting homeless animals and their medical needs. Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome.
September 22: This class is open to anyone wanting to learn about animal communication and how to connect with animals at a deeper level.
September 24: Wind down and let sound healing help you and the cats for better balance, wellness and relaxation.
September 26: Join the Tijeras Creek Golf Club for a charity golf tournament to raise money for The Little Red Dog Rescue.
September 28: Join K9 Kismet Dog Rescue, Live Love Animal Rescue, City of Long Beach Animal Care Services, Sparky and the Gang Animal Rescue and more to help raise awareness about adopting a rescue animal.
September 28: Get stoked for the Huntington Beach Surf Dog Competition, where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20!
September 28: Get ready for a pawsomely good time with the Orange County Doodle community!
September 28: Visit the Kriser’s Natural Pet booth to learn how you can keep your pets happy and healthy through holistic wellness.
September 29: Join the 23rd Annual Laguna Pet Parade and Chili Cook-off. Enjoy various pet contests and kids entertainment.
September 29: Run with your four-legged buddy or adopt a new best friend!
September 12, 22, 29: Dozens of dachshunds scramble in pursuit of fame and imaginative lures as hundreds of spectators cheer them on along a 20-yard cobblestone track.
September 29: Join Benebone and DogaFit yogi for a morning of dog yoga, mimosa brunch, dog caricature drawings, games and more!
October 5: Bring your pet out and enjoy this informative and fun day at the park! There will be music, pet adoptions, dog frisbee demonstrations, talent contest, pet costume contest, fire awareness demos, prizes, pet vendors, and much more.
October 5: Bring your pets and join in to celebrate St. Francis and his care for all of creation. The festival will feature family activities, vendors, dog demonstrations, dog costume contests, and blessing of the animals.
October 5: Head to your local PetSmart from 12 – 2 p.m. for free samples for your dog and cat.
October 5: Looking for a new furry family member? Head to Fairhaven’s Memorial park with local rescue groups and pet vendors. There will also be a Blessing of the Animals.
October 5: Children can improve their reading skills and build confidence by reading to a pawsomely trained therapy dog.
October 6: Meet Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles’ Halloweenies at this adoption event for rescued doxies.
October 12: Grab you friends, family, and dogs and head to this fun-filled event featuring music, vendors, dog demonstrations, agility course, dog friendly beer and wine tasting garden and inspiring speakers.
October 12: A canine costume contest, vendor area, and animal adoptions will be a part of the howling good time!
October 12: Children ages 4 – 12 can choose a book and practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog in the library.
October 12: Get those kids (human and furry) dressed up in costume and head over to the Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market for this family-fun morning of pet adoptions, treats, goodie bags, pet vendors, and costume contests.
October 12: Bring the entire family (dogs on leashes) for an enjoyable nature walk along the trails of West Coyote Hills.
October 13: Dress up in your favorite costume and come out for pizza, trick-or-treating for your pet, Halloween pictures, vendors, raffle, and contests.
October 13: Take a walk with your canine companion and visit the Pet Faire featuring pet and wildlife exhibits, a Howl-A-Ween pet contest, local vendors, photo booth, craft activities for kids, and dog and cat adoptions.
October 13: Celebrate pets with this festive event that includes dog shows, food trucks, shopping, vaccine clinic, a raffle, pet psychic, and pets available for adoption.
October 13: Bring your pets, big and small to the the annual interfaith pet blessing at the beach.
October 14: Bring your best friend down to Fred’s Mexican Cafe on Monday nights for Doggie Date Night and get a free doggie dinner with the purchase of an entree.
October 17: Join host Jerry O’Connel and the 90210 cast for this special event to benefit Much Love Animal Rescue. Dog adoptions, hosted bar, hors-d’oeuvres, and silent auction.
October 19: 3rd annual Pawpalooza event will feature local pet rescues, adoptable birds and animals, vendors, face painting, a photo booth, refreshments and the Go Country 105.1 street team.
October 19: Bring the family and your squishy nosed buddy to enjoy a fun-filled day of vendors, adoptions, raffles, contests, and more!
October 5 – October 26: Adopt a puur-fect friend! SEAACA is holding an Adoption Spooktacular. Adopt a shelter cat or kitten adoptions for only $5.
October 19: Children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to Roxy, a beautiful trained therapy dog. Bring your favorite book or grab one from the Library.
October 19: Join Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles and their rescued Halloweenies needing homes at Pet Food Express in Long Beach.
October 19: Costumed pets gather at pet-friendly Ventura Harbor Village for a fun and fluffy HOWL-O-WEEN Pet Costume Contest.
October 20: Surfs up! Head down to the beach for a spooktacular and ghoulish good time with fellow French Bulldog lovers. There will be a Howl-O-Ween costume contest so be sure fido wears his howloween best
October 20: Bring your family and guinea pigs to a fun fall day at the Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue Fall Festival featuring free health checks, nail clips, guinea pig contest and races, music and more!
October 20: Bring your family and your pawsome costumed pooches out to Pacific City for a fun-filled afternoon by the ocean. Fun games and prizes, halloween photo booth, treats, goodies, and free samples
October 20: Strike a pose! Ready for an exciting evening featuring celebrities, canine companion dogs, and a doggie runway fashion show?
October 20: Dress up Fido in his halloween best and head down to the grass area at Doheny Beach for a family-fun day of adorable dogs, pawsome vendors, funny costumes, and a Halloween parade.
October 20: It’s Howl-o-ween time! Dress up and run the doggie dash for a good cause.
October 20: Come experience a show like no other and socialize with hundreds of animal enthusiasts!
October 24: Bark your calendar and get out your best costume! Join other haute hounds as they strut their stuff for Yappy Hour.
October 24: It’s back-to-school time for your doggo! Join in for a day of Pet School, complete with training tweaks, trick hacks, plenty of pampering, and a pupperific graduation ceremony.
October 26: Amazon’s Treasure Truck Pup Fest experience in collaboration with Nutro welcome’s all pups and dog lovers alike to the Costa Mesa Bark Park. It will be a fun-filled day jam-packed with dog-friendly activities, interactive photo opportunities, dog adoptions with the ASPCA, and so much more.
October 26: Dress up those pets in their scariest, funniest, and your most creative costumes and head over to Hala’s Paws for their annual Hala-ween Party! Vendors, games, snacks, goodie bags, photos, and a costume contest will make this a pawsitively pawsome day!
October 26: Bring Fido and friends out for festive fall fun and a HOWL-O-WEEN Costume Contest. Prizes, a DJ, beer garden, free crafts and activities for the kids, and lots of pawsome doggos in costume is sure to give this event two paws up!
October 5 – October 26: Adopt a puur-fect friend! SEAACA is holding an Adoption Spooktacular. Adopt a shelter cat or kitten adoptions for only $5.
October 26: Get Fido dazzled in his Halloween best and bring the family out to to the Halloween Spooktacular! It’s sure to be a pawsomely good time!
October 26: Join Blockhead Brigade for Pit Bull Appreciation Day at Long Beach Marina. Dog adoptions, pet portraits, a pit bull muralist, raffles, photo contest and more. All breeds welcome!
October 26: Help raise money for Basset Hounds of Southern California with live music, raffles, cocktails and dinner.
October 26: Lace up. Leash up. Save lives.
October 26: Grab your corgi and your surfboard and head to the beach! Vendors, contests, food trucks and lots of adorable short-legged corgis enjoying a fun-filled beach day.
October 26: Can your dog balance a witch’s hat and walk 10 feet? Or find the stuffed animal with a treat in it among other ordinary stuffies? FIND OUT! Walk along the Trick or Treat Trail with over 20 interactive stations for you and your dog to earn treats!
October 26: Share in the celebration as Guide Dogs of America presents its latest class of blind and visually impaired students who have been successfully matched with highly skilled guide dog partners.
October 6,13,20,27: Come out to cheer on the the running of the wieners at the Wiener Nationals at Oktoberfest at Old World Huntington Beach!
October 27: This fun-filled day will have a dog costume contest, kids costume contest, dachshund races, live music, food and drinks. Get your low-riders signed up now!
October 27: Human barking contest? Watermelon eating contest with your dog? Yep! Bring your family (human and furry) and join in on this fun-filled Halloween Block Party and adoption event!
October 27: Unleash your inner animal and join the Pet Project Foundation for the 17th Annual Tail of Two Cities “Masquerade Furball” Gala.
October 27: Put on your favorite costume and the pawfect costume for your pup and participate in the 19th annual Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade.
October 28: Bring your best friend down to Fred’s Mexican Cafe on Monday nights for Doggie Date Night and get a free doggie dinner with the purchase of an entree.
October 29: Celebrate your feline friends today! Try a calming massage, give a good brush to eliminate excess fur, or make a window perch for your cat to lay in the sun.
October 31: Enjoy Trick or Treating, a Spooky Sale on all dog & cat treats, plus a Frightening Photo-op for you and your furry friends!
October 31: Get Rover dressed up in his Halloween best and head over to La Mirada’s Halloweenfest! This is a family friendly event with costume contests, games, and halloween activities.
November 2: This fun family event will include pet vendors, pet workshops, low-cost vaccinations and microchips, pet contests, and adoptions. Bring food or supplies for the Pet Food and Supply Drive.
November 2: Head to your local PetSmart from 12 – 2 p.m. for free samples for your dog and cat.
November 2: Designer Digs for Dogs is a night filled with competition, cocktails and canines! Try your luck at the live auction, raffle, and much more, to benefit The Little Red Dog Rescue.
November 2: Children can improve their reading skills and build confidence by reading to a pawsomely trained therapy dog.
November 3: Join Segerstrom Center for the Arts as they celebrate heroes of all kinds, including veterans, military families, and their furry companions.
November 5: Practice reading aloud by sharing a book with a certified therapy dog from B.A.R.K. (Beach Animals Reading with Kids).
November 9-10: Repticon Los Angeles will be two days of thrilling reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets, pet products, educational seminars, door prizes, and much more.
November 10: Canine daredevils entertain the entire family with their doggone amazing tricks! All former rescues, these adorable athletes thrill with their delightful antics such as high jumping, barrel racing, weaving around poles, and catching flying discs.
November 16: Meet sweet senior adoptables from Annenberg PetSpace, Camp Golden Years, and the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control. Enjoy family-friendly activities, complimentary food & drink, and photo ops!
November 16: Looking for a THANKFUL best friend? Join Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles at at Pawsgiving adoption event!
November 16: The CSULB Animal Hospital and Services Department is hosting this years adopt-a-thon. Animals of all shapes and sizes will be available for adoption.
November 17: Fun family shopping with over 250 vendors displaying their handmade goods, DIY activities, plus kids’ arts and crafts, food trucks and music. This pet-friendly event is the perfect spot for an afternoon with your four-legged friend.
November 17: Test your dog to receive their Canine Good Citizen (CGC), S.T.A.R. Puppy (up to 1 year old), or Community Canine (Advanced) title.
November 17: Has your pet been naughty or nice? Bring your furry friend for photos with Santa!
November 23: Unleash the fun at San Clemente’s dogs only pool pawty! Costume contest, doggie swimming with tennis ball, a pie eating contest, goodie bags and prizes will surely make this a pawtastic day!
November 23: Lots of amazing rescue dogs will be standing by and hoping to find a fur-ever home for the holidays.
November 23: Holidays are better with pets! Check out your local PETSMART for seasonal inspiration, free dog cookie decorating, exclusive offers and more.
November 23: Grab your furry friend and head over to Top Dog Bakery for pet portraits! Howliday accessories will be available for pictures.
November 23: Bring your four-legged buddies out to the community dog walk and fun-filled festival. Lots of activities for paw-babies and pawrents, games, contests, and adoptions.
November 23: Join House of Paws for their grand opening event! Enjoy free goodies for your puppers and a raffle. All proceeds will go to Long Beach Animal Shelter.
November 23: Looking to add a furry friend to your family? Join Pawprints in the Sand Rescue and their adoptable pack of pawsome rescue dogs for an adoption event and craft sale.
November 23: Bring your friendly dog and join thousands of people to celebrate companion animals. Enjoy music, food, vet tips, pet products and services, kids art area, auction, contests and more!
November 24: “Tis the season! Join Healthy Spot for their annual Pupsgiving Play Dates! Enjoy treat bags, off-leash play, a pup pie-eating contest, and snacks for pawrents.
November 24: Is your dog ready for the holidays? Come ready to mix and mingle and teach your pup must-have manners of the season.
November 24: How about giving a rescue dog a new home just in time for Thanksgiving? They will be ever-so-thankful! Join Bean’s Beagles Dog Rescue for an adoption event featuring their Beagle pals that are looking for fur-ever homes.
November 24: Grab your beach blankets, sunscreen, doggie treats and water and head to Huntington Dog Beach to join the Beach Cities Doxie group and lots of doxie lovers to celebrate Thanksgiving with your best pal.
November 24: Bring out Fido, and Whiskers, and Tweety, and Godzillard or any of of your other pet pals to Brea Mall for Photos with Santa!
November 24: Kick off the holiday season with adorable pictures of your fur-babies with Santa!
November 23 & 24: Visit the German Shepard Rescue of Orange County at the LA Auto Show. They will be at the Subaru booth with dogs available for adoption.
November 24: Come out for free microchips, low cost vaccines, $10 flea meds and dewormer, and $5 nail trims. Vaccines for cats and dogs. Spay and neuter is for cats only. Cats must have appointment for spay or neuter.
November 20 -27: Tis the season for Thanks and Giving. Donate unopened treats and dry/canned food for shelter dogs, cats, rabbits and other small critters at the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter.
November 28: Wagging tails are welcome at The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run! This is festive race for charity where you can strut your stuff with your leashed furry friend.
November 28: Join the Wine and Dine with Doggies meetup group for Thanksgiving Dinner with Doggies! Enjoy a feast with your four-legged pal at the outside dog friendly patio.
November 28: Take your four-legged bff on a long walk Thanksgiving morning during the Turkey Trot 5k or 10k race!
November 29: Make Black Friday a Golden Friday! Bring out Rover and join Golden Road and Barks of Love Rescue for a 5k Fun Run and Post Party. Dogs are welcome! You must be 21+ to register for this event.
November 29: Join the 5 Points Plaza for Coats for Kids and Supplies for Shelter Pets donation drive. Enjoy live music, free treats and hot chocolate, and Santa Claus. Donations of dog food and other supplies will be donated to local pet rescues.
November 30: Come out to support A Home 4 Ever Rescue at The Puppy Playhouse Yard Sale. Crates, crate pads, collars, leashes, harnesses, costumes, treats and much more! Buy, trade, or sell. All proceeds will go to to A Home 4 Ever Rescue.
November 30: Join Priceless Pet Rescue at the Grace Manor Home for an adoption event and Christmas Boutique. There will be animals for adoption, Santa Photo opportunities, petting zoo, and craft vendors.
November 1-30: “Fall in Love” all November long at the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter and take advantage of reduced adoption fees on cats and rabbits.
November 30: Find your purr-fect companion! Meet adoptable kittens and cats from the Helen Sanders Cat Protection and Welfare Society.
November 30: Join the rescue dogs from K9 Spirit Organization who will be at PetSmart in Brea on the look out for their fur-ever families.
November 30: Visit the German Shepard Rescue of Orange County at the LA Auto Show. They will be at the Subaru booth with dogs available for adoption.
November 1 – 30: Find a forever friend from spcaLA in the smol pets section! Pick-your-price adoption fees* for rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters at all spcaLA pet adoption centers.
November 30: Pet Supply Fountain Valley offers low cost vaccinations for all dogs and cats. Vaccination packages, microchips, physical exams, prescription flea control, fecal exams, & diagnostic testing available on site.
November 20 – December 19: Guests are invited to bring in ornaments that have special meaning to them and their pet to put on the Tree of Memories.
December 1: Bring your furry friend to the mall to meet and take pictures with Santa Claus! Various photo packages will be available for purchase at the set.
December 1: Pet owners are invited to bring their furry-four legged friends to a special pet photo session with Santa Claus at Main Place Mall.
December 1: Join I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue at PetSmart in Foothill Ranch to find the pawfect addition to your family.
December 1: Join Traci’s Paws’ for their most charitable, pet-friendly Pet & Military Appreciation event of the year. Unleash the Holiday Cheer! brings the community together to raise awareness to pet adoption and military appreciation with a fun pet and kid friendly holiday festival.
December 17: Join Animalia for clinic days. Services offered are low cost vaccinations, wellness services, and anesthesia-free teeth cleaning.
December 1: Bring out Fido, and Whiskers, and Tweety, and Godzillard or any of of your other pet pals to Brea Mall for Photos with Santa!
December 1: It’s the most wienerful time of the year! Make a rescue dachshunds Holiday wish come true by giving them a fur-ever home for the pawlidays!
December 1: What do you call a cat with six toes? Join in on the purr-fect day of learning fun feline facts and playing with itty bitty kitties.
December 1: Can your dog be trusted around the Christmas tree, the presents or the food? This workshop will help you manage your pup and give you some helpful enrichment tools to keep them happy and occupied during the holidays.
December 3: Practice reading aloud by sharing a book with a certified therapy dog from B.A.R.K. (Beach Animals Reading with Kids).
December 3: Join the Live Love Animal Rescue party on Giving Tuesday at Wahoo’s in Long Beach for a fundraising event with some lovable pups.
December 3: This First Aid Course presented by the Emma Zen Foundation will cover Emergency Preparedness, Pet Care, what goes into a Pet First Aid Kit and how to use it and how to deal with many situations, including multiple emergency matters and how to assist a choking pet.
December 6: Join the Feline Social Club to paint a festive Cat Snowman while hanging out with the FGSC cats.
December 7: Enjoy a fun-filled morning with food, drinks, basset merchandise, Santa, and of coarse lots of lovable hounds!
December 7: Ho Ho Ho! Head over to Rosies Dog Beach to enjoy Frenchie fun, a festive treat bag, a holiday costume contest, raffles, lots of prizes and a visit from the big guy himself- Santa!
December 7: Looking to add a new member to your family this holiday season? Join Barks of Love and many other rescues in downtown Huntington Beach for holiday fun for pets & kids. There will be photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, food sampling from 5th and PCH restaurants, Santa Paws display, pet vendors and dog adoptions.
December 7: Join the Seal Beach Animal Care Center for their Holiday Bake Sale and Boutique. There will be home-baked goodies, handcrafted gifts, Seal Beach Animal Care Center Swag, raffles, and 2020 calendars available for purchase. Plus, visit the animals looking for a fur-ever home for the holidays.
December 7: Bring your furry family member for an adorable Christmas portrait, enjoy light refreshments, listen to Christmas carols, and have a pawsome time!
December 7: You bring the mats, Feline Social Club will bring the cats! Experience a highly paw-sitive time with a certified yoga instructor with the lounges’ kittens.
December 7: Head to your local PetSmart from 12 – 2 p.m. to sample holiday food treats for dogs and cats. Great stocking stuffers for your furry pals!
December 7: Free Instructional Pack Walks help you learn proper leash manners and walk on a loose leash with your dog calmly following, focused on you instead of all the distractions of the real world.
December 7: HAY! Have you ever wanted to meet and hang out with rescued horses? Well pony up and join Hanaeleh Horse Rescue for their Open House. You’ll get to tour the property, meet each horse and hear their stories.
December 7: The Pet Project Foundation is excited to host the 7th Annual Santa Paws event. Bring down your pet and have their picture taken with Santa.
December 7: Join Coastal German Shepard Rescue for a pawliday adoption event. There will be dogs to meet and greet and Coastal merchandise to purchase. Plus, photos with Santa!
December 7: Get yourself and your pets dressed in their holiday best for a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card! Adopt Me Rescue and Muddy Paws Coffee are holding a Holiday Costume Contest for Pets.
December 7: Shop artisinal, hand-crafted gifts from local vendors like pet caricatures, pet treats, candles, animal holiday cards, and more! Find treasures and bargains from spcaLA’s rummage sale.
December 7: Join the Fix Long Beach fundraiser for Chloe’s Birthday and Christmas Party! There will be door prizes, a silent auction, food and drinks.
December 8: It’s that magical time of year again when Santa visits Lil Devils Boutique for all of your Christmas photo needs. Bring your family, friends, and pets!
December 8: Bring your furry friend out to the Shops at Mission Viejo for photos with Santa, 7 – 8 p.m.
December 8: It’s the most wienerful time of the year! Bring out those short-legged dachshund pals and get ready for a hilarious and fun day at Old World Village. There will dachshund races, delicious german food, a raffle, and adoptable doxies from DRLA hoping for a loving home for the holidays.
December 8: Help animals find homes at the 13th annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair. More than 30 pet rescue groups and animal shelters will bring about 500 homeless dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals for adoption. Plus pet vendors, food trucks, silent auction, low-cost microchipping, and opportunity drawing.
December 8: Chirpful, cheerful, holiday greetings are just around the corner! Shake your tail feathers and gather your flock! South Bay Bird Society invites you to their Annual Fundraiser & Silent Auction.
December 8: Bring out your hunny-bunnies for a hare-raising good time during Hoppy Hour at the Bunny Brunch Rabbit Rescue.
December 8: Is your pup a party animal? Get ready to impress family and friends. Teach your pet a few new tricks this holiday season.
December 11: Dress Fido and Whiskers up in their howliday best and head over to Main Place Mall to capture memories with Santa!
December 11: Chirpful, cheerful, holiday greetings are just around the perch! Bring your family, your friends, and your healthy birds to this tail-feather shaking good time.
Through December 14: SEAACA is making it more affordable than ever to give a pet in need a forever home, with special low fees to adopt cats, kittens and older dogs.
December 13: Join the Orange Main Library and OC Animal Care and practice your reading skills as you read to sweet and cuddly kittens. All ages welcome.
December 14: Join the Southern California Bulldog Rescue for a fun-filled Holiday Bull-Zarr. Plus, photos with Santa!
December 14: Join The Pet Adoption Center of Orange County for a fundraiser 5K that is fun for the whole family- including your four-legged bff! There will be vendors, a pet costume contest, pet adoptions and more.
December 14: Support SEAACA’s Animal Care Center and have your pet’s photo taken with Santa Paws with Lazy Dog Restaurant.
December 14: Join Pug Nation Rescue at Indie Brewing Company for a yoga class like no other! Adoptable pugs will roam freely as you settle in to downward dog.
December 14: Join Pony Time for a night of holiday cheer at Lakewood Equestrian Center! Santa will be making a special appearance with his pony elf.
December 14: Come out to the first annual Long Beach Home for the Pawlidays Pet Adoption Fair! Meet more than 100 animals that are available for adoption, take advantage of free microchipping services, buy pet products, and see demonstrations on bottle feeding kittens, cat trapping and other animal care procedures.
December 14: A special morning for your fur babies! Decked out in his best red suit, Santa will be at his Crystal Cove beach-inspired surf shack to hear your wishes and take photos with your pets.
December 14: One Day Only – No Fee Pet Adoptions at all spcaLA pet adoption centers for qualified adopters.
December 14: Horse lovers unite for National Day of the Horse! Join Huntington Beach Central Park Equestrian Center to celebrate at this free family event with horse celebrations, riding demonstrations, pony rides, and Christmas Holiday Boutique.
December 14: Celebrate the holiday season at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills alongside your beloved furry friends. Join Santa Claus for a pet photo-op with hot apple cider, Yule log, and holiday treats for the entire family.
December 14: Play in the snow at Adopt & Shop with your furry friend! Bring your pup and enjoy the snow, giveaways, and pictures with Santa!
December 14: Dog lovers unite for a two mile beginner walk in beautiful Fashion Island and a picnic lunch.
December 14: Come out for free microchips, low cost vaccines, $10 flea meds and dewormer, and $5 nail trims. Vaccines for cats and dogs. Spay and neuter is for dogs only. Dogs must have appointment for spay or neuter.
December 14: Join the Westside German Shepard Rescue at the Wende Museum for “The Art of Rescue,” which is dedicated to raising funds to help save more dogs.
December 14: Join Pups and Pals as they try to find homes for dogs and cats in need. Make a rescue pet’s Christmas wish come true! Give them a fur-ever home for the holidays!
December 15: This festive gathering of canines and their companions provides Fido with the opportunity to be photographed with the “Big Dog” himself – Santa Claus.
December 15: Leash up those furry friends and head to the Outlets at San Clemente for pictures with Santa Paws.
December 15: Eat, drink, and be merry with the Boston Buddies Rescue at their annual holiday party!
December 15: Take your furry (or feathered or scaled!) buddy for a special photo with Santa! Plus, meet adoptable kitties looking to be your purr-fect companion.
December 14-15: Dress up in your holiday best and take the whole family in for FREE photos with Santa.
December 15: Bring your furry friend for photos with Santa! Looking to give a rescue dog a home for the holidays? Pug Nation LA will be in attendance with some pawsome pals.
December 15: Wind down and let sound healing help you and the cats for better balance, wellness and relaxation.
December 15: Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter for the 12th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade.
December 6-16: DAWG is paying all but $20 of the adoption fees of the animals at the Mission Viejo Shelter December 6th through 16th to help every animal get a Home for the Holidays!
December 17: Get festive with fido! Ring in the Holiday Season with live music, wine, craft beer, yummy food, auction prizes, and furry friends.
Through December 19: Guests are invited to bring in ornaments that have special meaning to them and their pet to put on the Tree of Memories.
December 1-20: An annual collection of pet toys, shelter supplies and treats that are delivered to shelter and rescue dogs and cats. Deliveries will be made on December 21st to animals in need. Visit their website for program details and drop-off locations.
December 20: Bring your furry family member(s) for some off-leash mingling. Let them socialize while you socialize! Enjoy refreshments and a caricature artist.
December 21: Bring a new family home for Christmas! Join Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles at the Howliday adoption event! Meet small dogs looking for loving families.
December 1,8,15,22: Don’t miss special ‘Santa Paws’ dog photo ops here on the Ocean Deck!
Through December 22: Find the purr-fect companion at Mission Viejo Animal Services Center during Home for the Meowlidays where adoption fees for cats and kittens will be $20 for approved adopters.
December 22: The Little Lion Foundation will be hosting Holiday photos at Pet Food Express Long Beach. Get your pets’ picture taken for the perfect holiday photo, and meet adoptable animals!
December 22: Looking to bring home a loyal family member for Christmas? Join Grey Save Greyhound Rescue to meet their available rescue dogs wishing for a snuggly home for the pawlidays.
December 1, 8, 15, 22: There is no time like the pawlidays to welcome a new family member to your pack! Join No Stray Left Behind as they host an adoption event with pawsome dogs looking for their fur-ever families.
December 28: Join the Hanaeleh Ranch for a three-week intensive horse academy that helps people of all levels improve their ability to connect with horses.
December 28: Experience a highly paw-sitive time with a certified yoga instructor who will be guiding you through a gentle, relaxing and restorative yoga session
December 28: Pet Supply Fountain Valley offers low cost vaccinations for all dogs and cats. Vaccination packages, microchips, physical exams, prescription flea control, fecal exams, & diagnostic testing available on site.
January 5: Meet up, play, and socialize with pug enthusiast and your favorite squishy faced friends!
January 5: Start the new year with a new bff! Join DRLA for a an adoption event featuring low-riders.
January 11: The Pet Care Patch Workshop at spcaLA is for young animal lovers, ages 6-12, who are interested in learning about proper animal care and age–appropriate animal issues. Earning this patch teaches participants more about animals, including responsible ways to care for pets and ways to help animals in their communities.
January 11: Leash up fido and join a naturalist-led walk in Coyote Hills! See native birds we don’t see in our backyards, like the rare California Gnatcatchers that call out in the early mornings.
January 11: Join I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue at PetSmart in Foothill Ranch to find the pawfect addition to your family.
January 6-12: Get your pets up to date on vaccines during VetCare’s mobile clinics. Additional services include physical exams, microchipping, flea and tick protection, de-wormers, nail trims, anal gland expression, and much more.
January 13: Children can improve their reading skills and build confidence by reading to a trained therapy dog. All ages are welcome.
January 18: Start the New Year with a new bestie! Join Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles to meet low-riders looking for loving families.
January 18: Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (C.A.T.) will donate $5 for every person (up to $2,000) of a group/charity team that participates in the 30-Minute Beach Cleanup and stays for the Long Beach Polar Splash in Belmont Shore on the eastern edge of Rosie’s Dog Beach.
January 18: English and French bulldogs compete for the title of Fastest bulldog in Southern California!
January 18: Join Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles as they present dachshunds and doxie mixes who are looking for their fur-ever families.
January 18: Bring out Fido for a fur-riffic morning breakfast and mingle hosted by The Collectibulls. The morning meet up will take place on the front patio at The Crepery Cafe. There will be doggie treats, doggie lovers, and play date after breakfast.
January 19: Fish can get sick too! Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for a job shadow class led by Aquarium Educators.
January 22: Join Dachshund and Friends Rescue and their lil chiweenie girl “Faith” for a fun-filled night of drag bingo, raffles, prizes, food and more.
January 23: We see a pawsome time in your future – like the Pawstrology Pawty at Healthy Spot!
January 25: Join GritCycle and Happier Tails Rescue for “Sweat for Pets”, a fundraiser, fitness, and adoption event!
January 25: Find a furever Valentine! Join I.C.A.R.E Dog Rescue at Petco for an adoption event.
January 25: Start the new year with a new bestie! Join Miniature Schnauzers and Friends for their adoption fair.
January 26: Spend the day with your pet, enjoy the delicious food trucks and visit with awesome vendors! There will be vendors from local healthy pet supplies stores with samples and information; booths with local pet wellness services, such as massage therapist, trainers, artists, groomers, etc.; and talented handcraft artists with creative pet products.
January 25 and 26: A purr-fect day featuring 450 exotic cats, 43 breeds, rescue cat adoptions, and cat agility course, which includes stairs, jumps, tunnels, hoops and weave poles.
January 30: We see a pawsome time in your future – like the Pawstrology Pawty at Healthy Spot!
February 1: You bring the mats, Feline Social Club will bring the cats! Experience a highly paw-sitive time with a certified yoga instructor who will be guiding you through a gentle, relaxing and restorative yoga session.
February 2: Camp Run-A-Mutt LAX will be hosting it’s first Annual Super Puppy Bowl Paw-Tay this year on Super Bowl Sunday. There will be a wide screen television, tables, chairs, food, drinks and lots of fur family fun.
February 3: Children of all ages are invited to spend time with and read to a furry friend from Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs.
February 6: Stop by OC Animal Care and update your pet’s vaccines or get a microchip during their monthly Low-Cost Vaccine and Microchip Clinic. Flea and tick control and anal gland expression will also be available.
February 8: The Pet Care Patch Workshop at spcaLA is for young animal lovers, ages 6-12, who are interested in learning about proper animal care and age–appropriate animal issues. Earning this patch teaches participants more about animals, including responsible ways to care for pets and ways to help animals in their communities
February 8: No longer will you have to leave your fur-baby at home, because every obstacle is suited for both those with two legs, as well as four legs. Rad Dogs Mud Run is the only 5k mud run designed specifically for people and dogs!
February 8: A Pet First Aid Course presented by the Emma Zen Foundation. Covering Emergency Preparedness, Pet Care, what goes into a Pet First Aid Kit and how to use it and how to deal with many situations, including multiple emergency matters and how to assist a choking pet.
February 9: Join the 16th annual event featuring an adoption fair, food trucks, vendors, and hundreds of bulldogs strutting their stuff for bragging rights in categories including Best Ears, Best Butt, and Cutest Dog.
February 15: Grab your pack and head to Fido Fest for a tail-waggin good time! Rescue groups, discounted vet care, live entertainment and animal demonstrations, exhibitors, giveaways, and a blanket and food drive.
February 16: Join the Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles for their “10,000th Day,” Open House held at the safe-haven hospital in San Pedro. Guests can observe feeding of recovering seals and sea lions, browse exhibits in the Visitors Center, learn from demonstrations and presentations and more.
February 22: Lace up those sneakers, bedazzle Rover’s leash, and hit the pavement for a good cause at Walk for the Animals.
February 22: Run, walk, or wag your way to better health while raising funds for breast cancer.
February 29: You bring the mats, Feline Social Club will bring the cats!
March 1: Meet rescued horses, take pictures, enjoy food, activities, gifts, prizes and more at this 3K Walk For Horses on National Horse Protection Day.
March 1: Birds of a feather flock together! It is Family Day at the San Diego Bird Festival. Enjoy bird speakers, a bird walk, a visual scavenger hunt, and many free activities open for all ages.
March 2: Children of all ages are invited to spend time with and read to a furry friend from Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs.
March 7: The Pet Care Patch Workshop at spcaLA is for young animal lovers, ages 6-12, who are interested in learning about proper animal care and age–appropriate animal issues. Earning this patch teaches participants more about animals, including responsible ways to care for pets and ways to help animals in their communities.
March 14: Meet with adoptable greyhounds looking for their fur-ever homes!
March 28: Animal lovers and their pets are invited to join the Pet Adoption Center of Orange County as they host a pawsome day of family fun!
April 4 and 19: The Pet Care Patch Workshop at spcaLA is for young animal lovers, ages 6-12, who are interested in learning about proper animal care and age–appropriate animal issues.
April 19: Join the happiest place on earth for Golden Retriever families and friends! Enjoy Golden Village, Golden Carnaval, food trucks, red carpet, and more!
April 26-28: Kids of all ages will find plenty to bark about at Pet Expo. Pet adoptions, live animal shows, and pet products galore!
May 3: Grab Rover and join Waggin Trails Rescue Foundation for the Wags-n-Wine fundraising event featuring wine, beer, and spirits tasting, food samples, various vendors, live music, Pooch Pageant, silent & live auction, pet adoptions and more!
May 16: Bring your pup for a day of fun in the sun at the SoCal Wienerfest! There will be Dachshund rescues with adoptable low-riders, wiener races, giveaways, vendors, raffles, contests for the best outfit and best trick, and lots of adorable doxies.
May 16 and 30: The Pet Care Patch Workshop at spcaLA is for young animal lovers, ages 6-12, who are interested in learning about proper animal care and age–appropriate animal issues. Earning this patch teaches participants more about animals, including responsible ways to care for pets and ways to help animals in their communities.
June 7: Adopt your newest family member from pet rescue groups or shelters, browse people- and pet-related vendors, enjoy food trucks, and more at the 14th annual Super Pet Adoption event.
June 6 and 21: Fish can get sick too! Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for a job shadow class led by Aquarium Educators. Interact with animal care staff, tour the veterinarian facility, observe staff perform a procedure on an animal, diagnose a treat a “sick” stuffed animal, discover tricks to give finicky ocean friends their medicine and much more.
August 29 – 30: Part expo, part symposium, CatCon engages, educates and entertains thousands of fans, featuring the latest in groundbreaking products and ideas for cats and their people.
September 12: Bring your friendly dog and join thousands of people to celebrate companion animals. The adopt-a-thon includes dog, cat, parrot and rabbit adoptions. Enjoy music, food, vet tips, pet products and services, kids art area, auction, contests and more!
September 26: Get stoked for the Huntington Beach Surf Dog Competition, where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20! This event brings together the community, surfers, dog lovers, families and pets for some doggone fun!
October 3 and 18: Fish can get sick too! Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for a job shadow class led by Aquarium Educators. Interact with animal care staff, tour the veterinarian facility, observe staff perform a procedure on an animal and much more.