Upcoming Events

The Irvine Animal Care Center hosts two large adoption events throughout the year, as well as various donation drives and smaller activities to support animals in need.

Foster Donation Drive

March 2021. Help support young and recuperating animals in the center’s Foster Care Program by donating supplies such as formula, blankets, and toys. View a complete wish list here, or have items shipped directly to the center from an Amazon wish list. Visit the center’s Foster Care Program page for more information on helping foster pets.

Virtual 5K

April 2021. The Irvine Animal Care Center is inviting all runners, walkers, and animal-lovers to take part in its 2021 Virtual 5K to support animals in need. Complete a 5k in April, and help provide care and shelter for adoptable animals at the center. Check back in March 2021 for more information.

Super Pet Adoption

June 2021. The Irvine Animal Care Center is evaluating the Super Pet Adoption event in light of current state and local guidance regarding public gatherings. Please visit the Super Pet Adoption page for the latest information.

Photo Fundraiser

August 2021. The Irvine Animal Care Center will seek photo entries for its annual Photo Fundraiser. All eligible photos with a minimum of five votes by the end of the contest will be guaranteed inclusion in the 2022 Irvine Animal Care Center wall calendar. Each entrant will receive a print calendar. Visit the Photo Fundraiser page to see last years winners.

Comedy Unleashed

September 2021. Support animals in need while enjoying a comedic night out on the town at the fifth annual Comedy Unleashed fundraiser at the Irvine Improv. Guests will be treated to dinner and a show with nearly half the proceeds going toward the Irvine Animal Care Center. Comedy Unleashed is open to adults 18 and older only. Check back in August 2021 for the show date, comedians performing, and more information.

For more information, contact the Irvine Animal Care Center at 949-724-7740 or animalcare@cityofirvine.org.