Helen Woodward Animal Center

Dogs On The Deck

Dog Lovers, your Big Day is coming! Saturday October 26th from 3pm – 6pm, at The Centre, Home of Lexus Escondido. "Dogs on the Deck" will be a day filled with everything your pooch will love.. There’ll be swimming pools for dogs, Dog Training exhibitions, Free Dog Treats, Raffle Prizes, a Halloween...
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Remember Me Thursday

For the seventh annual year, throughout the world, animal lovers, rescue facilities, celebrities, and animal-loving businesses are uniting on one very special day to be an integrated voice for homeless pets – Remember Me Thursday, Thursday, September 26. Join Helen Woodward Animal Center and other...
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Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon

The 14th Annual Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon, the most exciting summer closer event, is Sunday, September 8 from 8:00am-2:00pm at Del Mar Dog Beach, located at 3200 Camino Del Mar. Hoping to join a coveted list of “Top Surf Dogs,” more than 70 surfing dogs will compete in 10 minutes heats. SurFURs will...
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Spring Fling Gala

Animal-lovers are invited to prep their fine-dining passports and depart on a virtual trip around the world at Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 31st Annual Spring Fling Gala: Our Extravagant World Tour Saturday, June 8 from 5:30pm-11:30pm at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, 15150 San Dieguito Road in...
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Military Pet Adoption Event

The Helen Woodward Animal Center is inviting military personnel to bring home a new furry family member over the Memorial Day Weekend. Sunday, May 26, from 11:00am-6:00pm, the Animals for Armed Forces Foundation will cover pet adoption fees for approved military families as an honorary thank you...
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Puppy Prom

Helen Woodward Animal Center welcomes alumni pups to the Seventh Annual Puppy Prom Saturday, May 18 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Casa Sol y Mar, in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, 12865 El Camino Real in San Diego. Touting a new theme, the Center’s annual Puppy Prom calls on four-legged friends to...
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Pet Day On The Bay

You and your pet are invited to join Hornblower Cruises & Events for their 19th Annual Pet Day on the Bay Saturday, April 27. This year's event will boast a new “Pirates and Mermaids” theme, while still treating humans and their furry family member to a pet-friendly boat tour around the San...
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Not Just For Ugly Dogs Contest

With over two decades of celebrating everything that makes our furry companions unique, the San Diego Coastal Chamber of Commerce and Del Mar Kiwanis is hosting the 24th Annual Not Just for Ugly Dogs Contest Sunday, March 24 from 10:00am-3:00pm at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante...
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Doggie Gras 5K & Parade

Don't miss all the fun at Helen Woodward Animal Center’s first ever Doggie Gras 5K & Parade Sunday, March 3 at Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Boulevard in San Diego. Participants are encouraged to register for the early morning 5K and the later-morning parade with all funds...
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Howl-O-Ween Harvest Family Days

Ghouls, goblins, snakes and alpacas? That only partially spooky but completely fun-filled combination can only mean it’s time for Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Howl-O-Ween Harvest Family Days. Don't miss all the fun Saturday and Sunday, October 27 & 28 from 9:00am-1:00pm at 6461 El Apajo Road...
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