Calendar

Yappy Hour at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles

July 19: Meet your new best furry friend! The Hammer is hosting a pet adoption party for dog lovers and adoptable doggies.

Pet Health Fair at Collar and Leash Pet Shop in Orange

July 20: Join Collar and Leash Pet Shop for a day of healthy advice for you and your pet.

Reptile Round up at local PetSmart Stores

July 20: It’s time for Reptile Roundup Party! Hold a bearded dragon, build a mini habitat & learn about reptile care.

Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals in Los Alamitos

July 20: 100 mighty wiener dogs, 10 trial heats, one championship race, and one dog with bragging rights of “Fastest wiener in the west!”

Doggie Ice Cream Social at Kriser’s Natural Pet Stores

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.

DRLA Adoption Event at Pet Food Express in Long Beach

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.

German Shepard Adoption Event and Bake Sale in Lake Forest

July 20: Join German Shepard Rescue of Orange County and shake paws with a new best friend.

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at PetsHotel

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.

Dog Beach Clean Up in Huntington Beach

July 21: Help clean up the beach surrounded by a bunch of adorable & happy dogs! Don’t forget the sunscreen!

Bulldog Beach Bash in Long Beach

July 21: Enjoy a fun beach day with funny frenchies and brave bulldogs a plenty! All breeds are welcome. 

Pug Yoga and Adoption Event in Los Angeles

July 27: Join Downward Grog and a pack of adorable and adoptable pugs at Indie Brewing Company for the only pug yoga experience in the world.

Pup Cup 5K-9 and Dog Fest Orange County

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.

Low Cost Vaccination Clinic at Vetco in Anaheim

July 28: Low-cost vaccine clinics for dogs and cats and $19 microchips.

Kids Club Sessions at Feline Good Social Club in Long Beach

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.

Dog Surf Lessons in Del Mar

July 14, 28: Make the most of your summer and learn how to hang ten with your best friend!

Kitten Super Bloom at spcaLA

July 1 – August 1: It’s the best time to expand your family by four paws!

Beach Day with Bassets at Rosie’s Dog Beach

August 3: Bring your friends, family, and Bassets to catch some rays at Rosie’s Dog Beach in Long Beach.

Aliso Viejo Furry Friends Pet Fair at Kriser’s Natural Pet

August 3: Celebrate your dog with a day all about them. The Aliso Viejo Pet Fair and Vet Clinic will offer low price vaccinations, heartworm, flea and tick treatments, treats and more for your furry friend.

Pugs ‘N Pals Adoption Fair in Fountain Valley

August 3: Join Pugs ‘N Pals and a whole bunch of adorable and adoptable pugs at this adoption event inside Pet Supply Store.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

August 10: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Low Cost Vaccination Clinic in Mission Viejo

August 13: The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center will conduct a public low cost animal vaccination and microchip clinic for pet owners in Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and Laguna Hills.

Yappy Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point

August 15: Bark your calendar to join other canines and their companions to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour.

Clear the Shelters at Irvine Animal Care Center

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.

Kids Club Sessions at Feline Good Social Club

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.

Mutt Mingle at Pussy and Pooch in Belmont Shore

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. 

Barks & Brews Fundraiser in San Clemente

August 24: Sniff, shmooze and sip while enjoying live entertainment, dog-friendly vendors, beer and cocktail tastings, photo booth, and free treats.

Wine and Brew for the Rescue in Chino Hills

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.

Surf Dog Lessons in Del Mar

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.

National Dog Day

August 26: Happy National Dog Day! Make it a special day with your favorite canine by giving a good belly rub, going on a car ride to their favorite park, or making a special doggie treat.

Centennial Farm at OC Fair and Events Center

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.

Back to School Pawty at Wag Hotel in Carson

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!

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

September 7: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon in Del Mar

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.

Doggie Paradise – A Long Beach Dog Festival

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!

Surf City Surf Dog Competition in Huntington Beach

September 28: Get stoked for the Huntington Beach Surf Dog Competition, where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20!

Oktoberfest Wiener Dog Races at Old World Huntington Beach

September 8,12,22,29: Its Oktoberfest at Old World Huntington Beach and the wiener races are on!

PetPOP Los Angeles

July 11 – September 30: A mixture of art installation, amusement park, and interactive playground created to give us a glimpse of how our favorite companions see the world.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

October 5: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Dog Fest in San Diego

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.

Howl-O-Ween Pet Pawty at Your Elegant Pet in Lakewood

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.

DAWG Walk Adoption Extravaganza and Pet Faire in Mission Viejo

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.

Pawpalooza Animal Rescue and Vendor Event in Huntington Beach

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.

Yappy Howl-O-Ween Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point

October 24: Bark your calendar and get out your best costume! Join other haute hounds as they strut their stuff for Yappy Hour.

Pit Bull Appreciation Day in Long Beach

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!

SoCal Corgi Beach Day in Huntington Beach

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.

Wiener Nationals at Oktoberfest Huntington Beach

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!

Happy Hallowiener Doggy Dress Up & Races

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!

Happy National Cat Day

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.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

November 2: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Repticon at the OC Fair and Event Center

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.

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience in Long Beach

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.

Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups of Orange County

December 7: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.

Yappy Howl-iday Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point

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.

Home for the Holidays in Mission Viejo

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!

Dogs! A Science Tail Exhibition at California Science Center

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.