October 2015

All month:  Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and National Animal Safety and Protection Month

October 6th – 12th:  Animal Welfare Week

October 9th – 15th:  National Veterinary Technician Week

October 16th: National Feral Cat Day

November  2015

All month:  Adopt A Senior Pet Month

November 6th – 12th:  National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Nov. 17: National Take a Hike Day.

Nov. 17: National Black Cat Day.


Shelter Events

Third Annual Dog Park Festival

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Join us in La Crescenta on October 17 from 10 am to 2pm for the 3rd annual Dog Park Festival in celebration of their community Dog Park!

There will be free giveaways, raffles, dog boutiques, mobile grooming and much more.

Come to the Crescenta Valley Park at 3901 Dunsmore Avenue  and bring your dog for a special day out!!

See you then!



Race for The Rescues

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 24th at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.   Join the San Gabriel Valley Team to benefit the animals of the shelter at this year’s Race For The Rescues.   This is their 10th anniversary of supporting homeless and abandoned animals and they are going all out Country to make the day unforgettable!   race flyer with country dogBe a part of saving lives and make a difference.   Activities begin with race registration for the 5k and 10k from 7:00 am to 8:30 am and end after noon.   There is something for everyone!   Not a runner….then join the 1K Dog Walk at 9:00am or the Kid’s Fun Run at 9:30am.   Check out the Race website at  for a complete list of Race Day Activities.

To join the San Gabriel Valley Team, go to our team page at

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,   November 7th


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

When:   12:00 – 3:00pm
Saturday,  November 14th