Helen Woodward Animal Center Community Calendar

San Diego Events and Fundraisers That Help Pets Find Homes


June 23: Take Your Pet to Work Day, 4 – 6 p.m.

It’s Take Your Pet to Work Day – celebrate it in style! Sydnee’s Mobile Grooming van will be at Muttropolis Solana Beach to get your pooch groomed while you shop around at Muttropolis and other boutiques on Cedros! Proceeds from this event will go to the Helen Woodward Animal Center, plus you can meet some of our Pet Encounter Therapy dogs while you’re there!


July 15: Pawmicon, 10 a.m. to noon

You and your furry, four-legged sidekick are invited to our Pawmicon Convention, the only dog-friendly Comic-Con themed event in San Diego, hosted by Helen Woodward Animal Center and Hazard Center, in Mission Valley.

This convention is free for both humans AND canines and features:

  • Cosplay contest for dogs and dog-and-owner pairs,
  • The latest adoptable puppies dressed in cosplay,
  • Great music,
  • Carnival games,
  • Opportunity drawings, too!

And don’t forget – the next time you want a pet, be a superhero and adopt!

July 16 and 22: Dog Surfing and Stand-Up Paddleboard Lessons

Surf San Diego like the surf dogs do. Teach your dog to hang eight! Surfing and stand-up paddle boarding (“SUPing”) with your dog are terrific ways to enjoy San Diego summers! Helen Woodward Animal Center’s dog surfing lessons will have you and your dog in the water making lasting memories. Click to register now!

Lesson includes: use of a surfboard, canine life vest, instruction by a SoCal Surf Dogs member and volunteers to help retrieve your dog and board.

Can’t make it to this lesson? No worries! Other lesson dates are: August 13, and August 19.

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