San Gabriel Valley Humane Society

The Year of The Dog

 Welcome in the Chinese New Year in the City of Alhambra.

Join us on Saturday, February 24th from 10 am to 6 pm as we celebrate the Year of the Dog.

“The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind.”                      Theodorus Gaza – Greek humanist and translator of Aristotle

For 27 years, Alhambra has been hosting this celebration in Southern California. It begins with a three-week art exhibit at the Alhambra City Hall . The main celebration is a one-day street festival on Valley Blvd. , the heart of the Chinese commercial district in the San Gabriel Valley . The festival’s attendance has increased steadily over the years, now averaging 25,000.

 

“The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind.”                                   Theodorus Gaza – Greek humanist and translator of Aristotle