It may come as no surprise that there are always dog-friendly events happening in Los Angeles. Therefore, no matter what neighborhood you live in, or what your interests are, there is something for you and your pup to do.
As COVID restrictions are lifting in Southern California, there are more in-person events finally happening (with proper safety protocols, of course). However, there are still plenty of virtual dog-related events for those who would like to be on the safer side.
So, here is our guide to best dog-friendly events in Los Angeles and beyond for July 2022.
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Health & Wellness
SNPLA Pet Vaccine Clinic | Los Angeles | Every Day | 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
“In need of low cost pet vaccinations? Walk-ins now available! No se necesitan citas! Address: 3612 11th Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90018 (downstairs lobby). We offer low cost cat and dog vaccinations, deworming, microchips, nail trims, and flea and tick treatments. (Pet vaccines and basic wellness services only. No spay and neuter services available at our mobile clinics.)” Learn more here.
Smile Specialists Dental Clinic | Santa Monica | Tuesday, July 20 and July 26 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Smile Specialists are at the Fitdog Club on the third and fourth Tuesday of every month to perform anesthesia-free dental cleanings. The cleanings are gentle, safe, and effective in maintaining good oral health for your pets. The procedure takes no more than a half-hour. Call (310) 828-3647 to book your appointment.
Puppy Yoga in the Park | Santa Monica| Sat, July 9 | 9:00 AM – 10:30AM
“Puppy Yoga is back!! Come practice yoga with man’s best friend while supporting a great cause. To date, our puppy yoga classes have raised over $1000 for local animal rescues and several of our pups found their forever homes! $5 of each ticket will be donated to the Paws for Life Animal Rescue.” Learn more here.
Free Consultation with Sylvia Wes & Rhonda Feinberg | Santa Monica| All Month | Select times
Sign up for a free in-person consultation with trainer, Sylvia Wes! Discuss your goals, concerns, next steps and explore the different training options Fitdog offers, like Foundational Obedience, Board & Train or Puppy Preschool! Learn more here.
Mutt Manners: Loose Leash Walking | Los Angeles | Sun, July 24 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
“This one-hour class focuses on making each stroll you take with your pup even more enjoyable. Proper use of a leash is a form of communication with our pets, letting them know directions and corrections. PetSpace Animal Behavior Specialist and Trainer, Katie McGuire, will be instructing students how to get the most out of each and every walk you take.” Learn more here.
Family Fun Activities
Online Pet Programming for Kids | Virtual | Every Thursday of Month | 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
“If you are looking for some fun, funny and engaging educational content for your kids, you’re in the right place! These online programs will bring cute adoptable pets and great learning opportunities to your home, via Zoom. Each week, viewers can enjoy a new PetSpace Pals puppet show or Paws & Pages story time.” Learn more here.
South Coast Botanic Garden Dog Walking | Palos Verdes | Sun., July 31st | Select Times
“Grab your leash and your fur babies (fur babies=dogs) and head to the Garden! During our Special Dog-Walking Hours, you’re invited to bring your four-legged friends to the Garden for a stroll through out 87 acres. While there are a few areas off limits to the dogs (including the Bohannon Rose Garden and the Koi Pond), the dogs are able to enjoy the majority of our beautiful oasis while remaining on leash.” Learn more here.
Paw & Pages Online | Playa Vista | Every Saturday & Sunday | 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
“While staying safer at home, you can still take part in a special online version of Paws & Pages with Annenberg PetSpace! This fun, family-friendly online reading will feature a new story read each week, followed by a virtual Pet Encounter! In addition, you can enjoy the story, ‘meet’ one of our adoptable pets, and post questions for one of our animal care specialists.” Learn more here.
PetSpace Kids Camp: Pet Pioneers | Los Angeles | July 11-15 & July 25-29 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
“Annenberg PetSpace Kids Camp: Pet Pioneers offers a variety of fun and informative learning opportunities that engage your camper in learning about the human-animal bond, pet adoption, veterinary care, animal behavior and much more! The one-week (five-day) experience is designed for campers ages 8 to 11 and each daily itinerary incorporates a new theme that makes the most of the interactive environment and outdoor spaces with demonstrations, crafts, educational games, and pet encounters.” Learn more here.
Fundraising & Charity Events
Ice Cream Social | West Hollywood | Sat. June 4th | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
“Did you hear the inside scoop? Our Ice Cream Social is back and sweeter than ever! Get your pack together and get a head start on your National Ice Cream Day celebrations with the tastiest social event of the year! Join us for a day of frozen goodies for all, off-leash play and a photo opportunity to take picture-pawfect memories. Plus, receive special offers, a goodie bag and automatic entry into our raffle to win our Prize Pack! $10 donation per person benefiting Roadogs Rescue.” Learn more here.
Huntington Dog Beach Cleanup | Huntington Beach | Sun, June 10th, 23rd & 31st | 10 AM
“Beach cleanups are scheduled for the following dates weather permitting. Our regular check in time is 10am. Groups will be assigned a check in time. Please follow all state, county & city Covid19 social distancing & mask recommendations. (beach cleanups will be scheduled accordingly to meet this criteria).” Learn more here.
Summer Splash | Marina del Rey | Sun, July 31st| 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
“Allow your pup to let loose and enjoy a sunny day of off-leash playtime with new fur-iends. Plus, we’ll have pup pools, toys, refreshments and a snack bar for you and your pup to munch on! Don’t forget to dress you and your pup in your best attire for a chance to win our Summer Fashion Contest! $10 donation per person benefitting Roadogs Rescue.” Learn more here.
Adoption Events & Volunteering
Wags & Walks Adoption Event | Los Angeles | Sun., July 24th | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
“Come meet adoptable Wags & Walks dogs and learn about adoption and getting invovled on Sunday, July 24th, 10am-1pm under the clock tower at The Original Farmer’s Market!” Learn more here.
Wags & Walks Volunteer Orientation | Los Angeles | Every Friday | 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
“We rely heavily on our amazing volunteers to help us care for our rescue pups as they patiently wait for their forever homes!” Learn more here.
Wags & Walks Foster Orientation | Los Angeles | Tues., July 5th | 6:30 PM- 7:15 PM
“Join us for a special foster orientation at the Wags & Walks Adoption Center on Tuesday, July 5th at 6:30pm! Attendees will learn all about our mission and how they can support by getting involved as a life-saving foster! The more foster families and parents we have, the more dogs and puppies we can save from crowded local shelters.” Learn more here.
Yappy Hours & More
Independence Day Doggie Playdate | Pan Pacific Park | Sun, July 3rd | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
“Looking for something fun to do with your pup on the Independence weekend? Come on down to our special Playdate event! Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., your dog can enjoy a day of play with new friends, while you get to relax and enjoy some free time.” Learn more here.
Pups x Cocos LA Pop-Up | Los Angeles | Sat, July 23rd | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
“Puppy Picnic Co. is back in LA! We’re setting up at Coco Dealers’ warehouse shop in the Arts District for a fun day filled with pups and cocos. Treat your pups to a cool treat with Bazzy’s frozen kefir dessert and pop-up shopping. Take selfies at Puppy Picnic Co.‘s pop-up photo setup, then shop a selection of treats, dog bandanas, accessories, and picnic supplies from our pop-up shop at Liberty Station.” Learn more here.
Eat See Hear Movie Nights | Los Angeles | Select Dates| Select Times
“A summer-long celebration of movies, food and music, L.A. Times Eat See Hear, presented by SHOWTIME®, is LA’s original traveling outdoor movie series going to rotating venues around the city featuring a wide mix of classic movies, live music and yummy food.” Learn more here.
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Last updated on July 1, 2022.