February 2016

National Cat Health Month
Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
Pet Dental Health Month
Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month

Feb 7th – 14th Have A Heart For Chained Dogs Week
Feb 20th –  Love Your Pet Day

March 2016

Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month
March 20 – 26 – National Poison Prevention Week
March 23rd – National Puppy Day

April 2016

National Greyhound Adoption Month
National Heartworm Awareness Month
National Pet First Aid Awareness Month
Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month
April 8th National Dog Fight Awareness Day
April 10 – 16th  Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week
April 17th – 23rd National Pet ID Week
April 30th – Adopt a Shelter Pet Day


Shelter Events

Duarte Welcomes Metro



The city of Duarte is hosting an afternoon event to celebrate the opening of the new Metro Station.    As part of their celebration, they have asked us to participate.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, March from 12:00 to 4:00pm.   The streets will be closed in that area and  it is an event for the entire family with food trucks, fun booths and shelter animals!

World Animal Reiki Day

Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 11:00am to 1:30pm

world animal reiki day
Join us for this FREE and special event at SGVHS as we celebrate the First Annual World Animal Reiki Day.

Please join Lisa Hughes – Animal Reiki Practitioner and volunteer.
You will learn:   What is SARA.   Basic principals of Reiki, including how it can benefit you and your animal.
How Reiki can help shelter animals.
At noon, you can participate with Lisa in a Reiki session. (Please bring a towel to sit on).
Register to win 1 of 3 Reiki sessions with Lisa.

2016 Calendars Now Available For a $10 Donation At the Shelter, Local Businesses and On Line

The photos were selected among hundreds submitted by shelter supporters.  They make great holiday gifts for the animal lovers on your list!  If you would like to order a 2016 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.    We’ll do the rest!   Add $2.50 shipping and handling for each calendar requested.

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: PetSmart Monrovia
745 W Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA  91016

When:  12:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday,   March 5th

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

When:   12:00 – 3:00pm
Saturday, February 13th

Where:  PetSmart Rosemead
3522 Rosemead Boulevard,  Rosemead, CA 91770

When:  12:00 – 3:00pm
Saturday, February 20th