October 6-7: This event determines the Best Disc Dog team in the West as well as the Golden State Champion for 2018.
October 6: Make plans to attend the DAWG Adoption Extravaganza & Pet Faire! The event includes a walk along the Oso Creek Trail and the Pet Faire, which features local businesses, animal rescues, booths, entertainment, music, raffle prizes, refreshments and more.
October 7: Welcome fall with a new best friend! Join the Dachshund Rescue of LA and meet their hot dogs.
October 13: Grab your pugs and join in pugtastic festivities, including an adopted dog parade, auctions, adoption fair, vendor booths, and more.
October 13: Adopt a friend for life at the Subaru Loves Pets Pet Adoption Day.
October 13: Race For The Rescues is a unique, non-profit, no-kill organization dedicated to eliminating animal suffering and euthanasia. The event includes a 5K,10K, Kid’s Fun Run and 1K Dog Walk.
October 14: You won’t want to miss this dazzling event with a view! Watch the sunset over the bay, enjoy delicious hors d’ourves, meet decked out rescue dogs, dine, mingle and donate.
October 14: Canine Companions for Independence is proud to present the seventh annual HAUTE DOG LA, a Howl-oween doggie runway fashion show that will feature pooches and their owners walking the “catwalk” in their own creations.
October 14: It’s Bunny Bunch Rabbit Rescue’s biggest event of the year, with adoptable rabbits, a bunny Halloween costume contest, photo shoot, silent auction, raffle, and more.
October 14: Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) invites the public to bring their pets to the annual, free interfaith pet blessing at the beach at sunset on Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 5:45 p.m. Special guests expected: a mini cow, pony, alpaca, goats, sheep, bunnies, and ducks.
October 18: Join Healthy Spot for a night of fun, fur, and frights at Healthy Spot Costa Mesa. Bring your pet in their costume to join a costume pawrade contest and to enter for a chance to win “best costume” of the night!
October 20: Operation Blankets Of Love (OBOL) is participating in the Strut Your Mutt event to also help raise money to help homeless animals every month. The event starts with a celebratory walk (dog not required) and includes a family friendly festival with food trucks, vendors and lots of fun activities.
October 20: Join LCA Founder Chris DeRose and fellow animal advocates to celebrate another year of fighting animal cruelty! Held at the famous Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, LCA’s annual gala will feature vegan hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, a sit-down dinner, and dancing with live music.
October 21: Join SoCal Animal Rescue Team’s 13th annual fundraiser! Enjoy wine and appetizers to support a good cause. All proceeds go directly to SCART to allow them to respond, train, and educate the public on disaster preparedness.
October 25: Bark your calendar to join other canines and their companions to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour. Proceeds support the Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence.
October 27: National Pit Bull Awareness Day (NPBAD) is a day of appreciation and education designed to change perceptions and stereotypes about pit bulls and their responsible owners.
October 27: Join Villa Park for an action packed Halloweenfest! Activities include kids and dogs costume contests, food, crafts, coloring, photos, games, and pumpkin contests.
October 27: Grab your corgi and get on your corgi-kinis! Head to the beach for the fall corgi beach day at Huntington Dog Beach.
October 27: The 7th Annual Halloween Fest with costume contests, vendors, photo booth, yummy food, silent auctions, raffles and adoptions
October 28: 18th annual Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade with vendors, pet adoption fair & kids/adults costume contest. The parade features more than 400 costumed dogs of all shapes and sizes!
October 28: The Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade is one of the worlds largest Halloween pet events! The parade is expected to include a few hundred kids and adults in costumes, followed by more than 400 costumed dogs with handlers.
October 29: It is national cat day! Celebrate with your favorite feline or felines by making a special dinner and adding more play time to their day! Cats always love presents, look through Petsguide to find a pet store to grab a purrfect gift.
October 29: Join Top Dog Barkery for fun Halloween festivities, including a party with treats, a costume contest, and prizes!
November 3: Just in time for the holiday season and Christmas cards, a photographer will be taking photos of Westies in an adorable holiday setting.
November 3: The AFRMA judges various categories of rats and mice including pets, stud buck, breeder’s group, brood doe, and progeny.
November 3: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
November 4: Stop by OC Animal Care and update your pet’s vaccines or get a microchip during this monthly Low-Cost Vaccine & Microchip clinic.
November 4 : Help support the Friends of Laguna Beach Dog Park with a brunch! There will be food, live music, pet rescue, raffle, and Board member election.
November 4: Don’t miss this annual pet extravaganza. Woofstock 90210 is an exciting, day-long festival for dogs and their owners, featuring pet adoptions/rescues, a pet parade, pet talent show, pet related marketplace, pet entertainment, food trucks, pet and people face and body painting, and more.
November 4: Litter Genie presents a personal and in depth evening with popular cat behaviorist and motivational speaker Jackson Galaxy!
November 7: Join friends and neighbors for food and fun to support El Dorado Dog Park Advocates in raising money for dog park maintenance and improvements, including a new water fountain and benches.
November 10: Stop by the Honda Center and donate to OC Animal Care! Join OC Waste and Recycling for this special event to help keep Orange County clean and green. They are collecting gently used items for shelter pets.
November 10: Join Laguna Woods Cat Club for a fun and festive Fall Holiday Boutique with over 40 vendors selling a huge variety of items (both gift items and pet items), amazing raffle items, baked goods, lunch, and entertainment!
November 11: Join the Animal Assistance League of Orange County for their annual Holiday Bazaar and Champagne Brunch to help benefit animals in need.
November 11: Dozens of small breed races scramble in pursuit of fame and imaginative lures as hundreds of spectators cheer them on along a 20-yard cobblestone track.
November 18: Celebrate the howliday season with a Pupsgiving Play Date! Pawty with contests, pie, playtime, and more.
November 23: Join Golden Road this Black Friday for a 5k Fun Run and Post Party. Happening at Golden Road LA, Golden Road OC, and Golden Road Sacramento. Dogs welcome!!
November 25: Join the Tofurky Trot, a family-friendly 5k (3.1 mile) fun run, trot, or walk open to all levels of physical fitness, followed by a vegan food fest featuring local and national vendors, speakers, and music.
November 25: Bring your pet to sit, stay and pose for a photo with Santa!
December 1: If you haven’t been before, you are in for a treat! See hundreds of corgis dressed in their most festive Christmas gear, spreading pawliday cheer!
December 2 and December 9: Bring your furry friend for photos with Santa at The Shops at Montebello!