November 16: Join THE COLLECTIBULLS and fellow Beach Cities Bulldog Club members, for a fur-riffic morning breakfast and mingle. Food and treats available for humans and pups.
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: 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 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: 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 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: Take your four-legged bff on a long walk Thanksgiving morning during the Turkey Trot 5k or 10k race!
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 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.
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: 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: 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 3: Practice reading aloud by sharing a book with a certified therapy dog from B.A.R.K. (Beach Animals Reading with Kids).
December 6: Join the Feline Social Club to paint a festive Cat Snowman while hanging out with the FGSC cats.
December 7: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
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: 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: 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: 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 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.
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: 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: 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: Dog lovers unite for a two mile beginner walk in beautiful Fashion Island and a picnic lunch.
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 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.
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 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 21: Join THE COLLECTIBULLS and fellow Beach Cities Bulldog Club members, for a fur-riffic morning breakfast and mingle. Food and treats available for humans and pups.
December 1,8,15,22: Don’t miss special ‘Santa Paws’ dog photo ops here on the Ocean Deck!
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.
Now Open: Sniff out the science behind puppy love! Let curiosity be your guide and discover life from a dog’s point of view in Dogs! A Science Tail. Experience the extraordinary way a dog sees, hears, and smells the world through fun and unique hands-on exhibits in this 9,000 sq. ft. exhibition for humans.
January 5: Meet up, play, and socialize with pug enthusiast and your favorite squishy faced friends!
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.
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!