Upcoming Events

Mobile Adoption Events

At these popular mobile adoption events, we take adorable animals out to fun locations in the community!

Our skilled team is here to assist you throughout the adoption process as you find a new best friend. During your visit, we will share information about the animal’s health, behavior, and the post-adoption resources we offer. Adoptions are on a first-come, first-served basis. The availability of particular animals cannot be guaranteed.

Here is a look at where you’ll be able to find our mobile adoption team (dates and locations are subject to change):

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$50 adoption fees for all animals until we reach our 50,000th adoption.

  • Standard adoption criteria applies.

Free adoptions sponsored by Assemblymember Tim Grayson and Senator Steve Glazer

  • Wednesday, November 2912-6 pm
  • Standard adoption criteria applies.

Mobile adoptions at Broadway Plaza‘s Holiday of Lights

  • Thursday, November 305:30-8 pm
  • 1275 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA

Mobile adoptions at George Pet Shop (San Ramon City Center location)

  • Saturday, December 212-3 pm
  • 6000 Bollinger Canyon Road, Suite 1106, San Ramon, CA

Mobile adoptions at Pet Food Express (Lafayette location)

  • Saturday, December 911 am-2 pm
  • 3610 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette, CA

Mobile adoptions at Del Cielo Brewing Co.

  • Sunday, December 1011 am-2 pm
  • 701 Escobar Street, Martinez, CA

Mobile adoptions at the Santa Clara Convention Center‘s Frosty Fest.

  • Thursday, December 144-6:30 pm
  • 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA

Mobile adoptions at the Diablo Valley Farmers’ Market

  • Saturday, December 16 119 am-12 pm
  • North Wiget Lane & Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

Mobile adoptions at Mercedes Benz of Walnut Creek

  • Sunday, December 17 1110 am-1 pm
  • 1301 Parkside Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

Mobile adoptions at Pet Food Express (Antioch location)

  • Saturday, December 2311 am-2 pm
  • 5829 Lone Tree Way Suite B, Antioch, CA

Training, Clinic, and Community Events

There’s more to our mission than finding homes for pets in need. Take advantage of these unique opportunities to get involved.

Wellness Clinics for Veterans’ Pets

Every Wednesday (by Appointment)

Pet Loss and Grief Sessions

Sunday, November 19
Sunday, December 17

More Event Opportunities

Fundraise for the Animals

Celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other special event by accepting gifts for the animals.

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