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As we adjust to the new normal, many events are being rescheduled or have been reimagined into a virtual gettogether. Here are a few events to participate in. We continually update our social media with events and other happenings. Please check in frequently for other events.

Please confirm with the event organizer before making plans. to attend or participate at an event. All events are subject to change.

Paws Fur Pink

Virtual Event

Join us for the VIRTUAL Edition of Paws FUR Pink®! This fun challenge allows you to choose various distances, including a 5K, K-9K, or Half Marathon!

The virtual edition of Paws FUR Pink allows pawticipants ultimate flexibility in training and completing their chosen distance. Anytime during the months of June, July & August, complete your own Hearty Hound 5K, K-9K, or Half Marathon.

PAWmicon 2020

Virtual Event, 7/7/20 and 7/8/20

You and your furry sidekicks can enjoy the spirit of PAWmicon from the comfort and safety of your home.

Registration for Virtual PAWmicon 2020 gives you access to our pet cosplay contests, panel discussions and interviews, trivia rounds, vendor shopping, augmented and web virtual reality experiences and more. Panel discussions and interviews, trivia and other livestreamed events will take place on July 7th and 8th. Presented by Helen Woodward Animal Center

DogFest San Diego

Virtual Event, 9/12/20 – 10:00 a.m.

DogFest LA/OC

Virtual Event, 9/17/20 – 10:00 a.m.

Join the fun at DogFest San Diego or LA/OC, the best family- and dog-friendly virtual event of the year. Just because we can’t be together in person doesn’t mean we can’t still have a great time! Celebrating our canine friends and the impact they have on our lives is what DogFest is all about. So get ready to share your favorite dog tricks, see fun training videos, participate in virtual activities and much more, all while supporting the mission of Canine Companions for Independence®

Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon 2020

September 13, 2020

Get excited for our 15th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon! The dog surfing event will take place on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Del Mar Dog Beach.

You can join in the fun this summer and teach your dog to surf! Helen Woodward Animal Center, in partnership with SoCal Surf Dogs, offers dog surfing lessons which will take place on July 12, July 26, August 9 and August 23 at Del Mar Dog Beach.

Remember Me Thursday®

Virtual event, 9/24/20

Remember Me Thursday® is a global awareness campaign uniting individuals and pet adoption organizations around the world as an unstoppable, integrated voice for orphan pets to live in forever homes, not die waiting for them.

Can we get even more people sharing the importance of pet adoption? It’s up to you to spread the word.


Men of the Desert “Unmasked” Fashion Show

Sunday, December 6th at 11:00am

Benefitting Animal Samaritans. Visit

And…Who Can Resist? Streaming Live Video Cams of Dogs and Cats

Kitten Rescue Los Angeles:

Warrior Canine Connection

Guide Dogs of America

San Diego Humane Society

Animal Wellness Foundation in Marina del Ray, California

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA)

Great St. Bernard Hospice dogs: The Barryland in Martigny

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