Home for the Holidays 2019

Thank you to all who attended, supported, and participated in the 13th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair on Sunday, December 8.

Despite the rainy weather, during this year's event:

  • Over 2,500 visitors attended.
  • More than 160 animals were adopted.
  • Volunteers donated 1,100 hours of service.
  • Nearly 60 outside groups participated.
  • More than $32,000 was raised to support adoptable pets at the Irvine Animal Care Center.
  • Follow us on Facebook for photos from the event.

Save the Date

The 14th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair will be Sunday, December 6, 2020. Look for more information in October 2020.


2019 Participants

Rescues & Shelters

  • 4 Life Animal Rescue
  • Avian Underdogs Rescue Association
  • Beagles & Buddies
  • Bichon Furkids Rescue
  • Bichon Rescue of Orange County
  • Bubba's Hug a Pug Rescue & Friends
  • Caring Songs for All Creatures
  • Code Red K9 Crew
  • Compassionate Animal Rescue for Medical Aid (CARMA)
  • Doggie Bonez Dog Rescue
  • Fast Friends Greyhound Adoption of California
  • Forgotten Angels Cat Rescue 
  • Fur Baby Rescue
  • FurEver Pawz Rescue
  • Gods Paws
  • Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue
  • Heart Bandits of Greater LA
  • House of Broken Cookies
  • ICARE Dog Rescue
  • K9 Kismet Dog Rescue
  • Long Beach Spay & Neuter Foundation
  • Lovebugs Rescue
  • Newport Beach Animal Shelter
  • OC Animal Care
  • Old English Sheepdog Rescue
  • Ozzie & Friends Rescue
  • Paw Prints in the Sand Animal Rescue
  • Pei People Shar Pei Rescue
  • Pups and Pals
  • Recycled Love Dog Rescue
  • Shays Strays
  • The Little Lion Foundation
  • The Zuri Pet Rescue
  • Welcome Home Dog Rescue

Vendors & Food Trucks

  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
  • Artful Armadillo
  • Bailey’s CBD
  • Blue Pearl Irvine
  • BrightCare Veterinary Group
  • Broken Rice
  • Cali Raw Nutrition
  • Charity with Realty
  • Cloak & Wagger
  • Dog Owners Outdoor Gear (DOOG)
  • Dogzilla Hot Dogs
  • Dope Dog
  • Dr. Boyd’s Pet Resort
  • Eusoh
  • Fiat Lux Illustration
  • Furly’s Pet Supply
  • Gourmet Pet Food
  • Harley’s Dream
  • HolistaPet
  • Java on the Go
  • K9 Dimensions
  • Karen’s Designer Kreations
  • Kats Only
  • Kona Ice OC
  • Kriser’s Natural Pet
  • Lil' Archie's
  • Little Paws Pet Boutique
  • Moonlight Sisters & Co
  • My Pet Market
  • OC Pup Scouts
  • Pet Wants OC South
  • Petsmart
  • Renewal by Andersen Windows
  • Sanidoo
  • Scentsy
  • Second Chances for Blind Dogs
  • Stanbridge University
  • The Burnt Truck
  • The Coconut Truck
  • VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital

Pet Partner

Irvine Subaru

Irvine Veterinary Services
The Lincoln Motor Company

Friends of the Animals

VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists