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 21: Join THE COLLECTIBULLS and fellow Beach Cities Bulldog Club members, for a fur-riffic morning breakfast and mingle.
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: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
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: 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 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 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 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: Costumed pets gather at pet-friendly Ventura Harbor Village for a fun and fluffy HOWL-O-WEEN Pet Costume Contest.
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 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 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: 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: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
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: Children can improve their reading skills and build confidence by reading to a pawsomely trained therapy dog.
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 17: Has your pet been naughty or nice? Bring your furry friend for photos with Santa!
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.
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 7: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Groups provide therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love.
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: 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 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!
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.