September 2016

September 18th – 24th – National Dog Week
September 18th – Fundraiser at Pizza Rev in Pasadena

October 2016

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
October 1st – Grassroots Health Expo in South Pasadena
October 1st – Pumpkin Run in Alhambra
October 6th – 12th – Animal Welfare Week
October 9th – 15th – National Veterinary Technician Week
October 16th – National Feral Cat Day
October 22nd – Strut Your Mutt in Los Angeles

November 2016

Adopt A Senior Pet Month
November 6th – 12th – National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
November 29th – Giving Tuesday

December 2016

All month:  Hold a fundraising sale for your local shelter for the holidays!

Shelter Events

Grassroots Health Expo

grassroots-v3Don’t miss the Grassroots Health Expo at the Grassroots Market & Kitchen, located in South Pasadena  on Saturday, October 1 from 11 AM to 4 PM.   This major health expo features many local  businesses and organizations including the shelter.

Stop by and learn more about the vegan movement.    Check out their website for more information at     For event information, check out this link: veghelp101-logo_7

Pumpkin Run Outreach

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Runners will want to sign up for this year’s Pumpkin Run in Alhambra.   Choose from the 10k, 5k and 1k races for all ages.

The first race is at 7:30am; Registration begins at 6am.

Music, food and local vendors make this Saturday a fun family event.

We will have an outreach booth there and hope to see you!  Stop by and say hello!



2017 Calendars Are Ready to Go

2017 calendar cover  The 2017 calendars are here!    Filled with adorable photos of man’s best friends, you will want one for yourself and a few for your friends!

Pick one up at the shelter today or order on line using our Paypal account.

If you would like to order a 2017 calendar on line, you can do so through Paypal.  Toward the top of the Home Page in the ‘How To Help’ section, click on the Donate link.  This will take you to the donation page.  Then click on the Paypal logo and fill out all requested information.  Select the option to ‘review your donation and continue’ and in the box labeled  ‘add special instructions to the seller’, write in that you want to order calendar(s) and list the address(es) you want them shipped to.    Calendars are $15 to cover the cost of mailing.   



Strut Your Mutt

strutt flyer 2016Join us on October 22nd in Exposition Park Los Angeles for the 2016 Strut Your Mutt dog walk.      Thousands of animal lovers and their best friends will be walking to raise funds to Help Save Them All.

Go to and join the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society team!

Adoption Events


Our community adoption events take place every month at the following locations.  Please stop by if you are looking for a best friend!


Where: Pet Food Express
320 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91101

When:   12:00 – 3:00pm
Saturday, October 8th

Where:  Petco Rosemead
7262 Rosemead Boulevard,  Rosemead, CA 91770

When:  12:00 – 3:00pm
Saturday,  October 15th