May 2015

May is National Pet Month in the US!
May 1 – 7 is Be Kind To Animals Week
May 15 – 21 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week
On May 30th it’s Hug Your Cat Day!

June 2015

June is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month
June 12th is World Pet Memorial Day.
June 19 – 25 is Animal Rights Awareness Week
June 20 – 26 is Take-Your-Pet-To-Work Week
June 24, 2011 is Take Your Dog To Work Day!


Shelter Events

Tea For Tails/Taste of Westfield Social

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Tea for Tails/Taste of Westfield was a sonia and Sophiasuccess!  shirley and freddy Our volunteers and doggies were dressed for success in outfits individually selected to bring out their best.    ABC News was there to capture all the special moments.   Special guests, Warren Eckstein and Garth Kemp, entertained and amused the crowd with stories about their pets and their work in finding homes for rescued animals.

warren speakingOur grand prize winner of four tickets to Disneyland  disneylandwinnerposed happily for the camera and announced plans to take her daughter this Fall.

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Join the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society team at this year’s Strut Your Mutt on Saturday, October 10th in Expositon Park.

Who: Anyone with the swag to strut for homeless pets

What: A leisurely fundraising dog walk, or (new this year) a 5K run with (or without) your dog, followed by a doggie-themed festival that includes pet contests,photos, doggie goodies, fun activities for you and your furry friend, food, refreshments and more

Catch a glimpse of the 5K course here

Where: Exposition Park 700 Exposition Park Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90037

When: Saturday, October 10, 2015
Registration 7 AM; 5K 9 AM; Walk 9:30 AM;Festival ends 1 PM


Details on joining the SGVHS team will be posted as soon as available!

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,   June 6th


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

When:   12:00 – 3:00pm
Saturday,  May 9th