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 June 2021.
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Health & Wellness
Microchip Mondays | Culver City | Recurring | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM (cancelled)
Adopt & Shop offers $10 Microchip Mondays, making it affordable for pet owners to microchip pets. In the event that your dog goes missing, shelters can scan your dog’s microchip and contact you when they are found. As a result, this service is totally worth it if you keep your information current. Microchip Monday is a recurring event at both Adopt & Shop locations: Culver City and Lakewood. Learn more here.
Smile Specialists Dental Clinic | Santa Monica | Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Feb. 23 | 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.
Life lessons from Dogs & DOGA & Meditation | Virtual | Sat, June 19 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
“Join Leland Holgate Sr. & Jenah Victor for Lesson learned from dogs & an all levels DOGA practice PLUS a mindfulness meditation. From the comfort of your own home, grab your dog or a stuffed animal or someone else’s fur baby and let us DOGA together.” Learn more here.
The 7 Core Commands of Training with Sylvia Wes | Every Saturday of the month | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Join our Fitdog partner trainer, Sylvia Wes, for a free training webinar session. Learn the tools from a professional that will get your dog to focus on you and control their impulses. In addition, the session will include a detailed breakdown of the 7 core commands of training, including sit, down, focus, touch, place, wait, and leave-it. Watch here.
Tully’s Training LIVE Week 1: Training Basics for New Dogs & Puppies | Virtual | Saturday, June 5 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
“Learn how to motivate your dog to sit when you ask, every time! You’ll walk away knowing the secrets about how to ask for a behavior, how to properly reinforce your dog when they get it right, and what to do when your dog refuses to listen to your cues. We’ll also dive into some crate training basics and get you started with potty training.” Learn more here.
Family Fun Activities
Annenberg PetSpace Kids Camp: Pet Pioneers Online | Virtual | Mon, June 21- Fri, June 25 | 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
“Annenberg PetSpace Kids Camp: Pet Pioneers Online offers a variety of fun and informative learning opportunities from home that engage your camper in learning about the human-animal bond. Topics covered in camp include animal health, grooming, nutrition, exercise, photography and more. Also, campers will virtually meet a variety of adoptable animals and learn how to be responsible pet owners.” Learn more here.
South Coast Botanic Garden Dog Walking | Palos Verdes | 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of month | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
“Fur babies are welcome at the Garden this summer! Twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 5:00-8:00 pm, you can hit the Garden’s 87 acres with your four-legged friend. Bring the whole family, fur baby included, for a walk in the Garden. But, advanced reservations required.” Learn more here.
Paw & Pages Online | Virtual | Every Wednesday of month | 4:00 PM – 5:00 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.
Barkfest| Ingelwood | Sat, June 26 – Sun, Jun 27 | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
“It’s a party for your dog, but you can come too! Activities include a community dog walk, rescue pet adoption, Instagram worthy photo adoptions, scavenger hunt, food trucks and so much more!” Learn more here.
Fundraising & Charity Events
Pup-Up Yoga Fundraiser | Venice | Sat, June 12 | 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM
“Doga is back! We’ve partnered with Kacey Montoya and Fix’N Fidos for a Dog Yoga Fundraiser at our MODERNBEAST Venice location! Join us as we practice yoga with our very own best friends. Choose from 2 class times (40 minutes each). 9:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. classes available.” Learn more here.
Stand Pup Comedy Online | Virtual | Tues, Jun 22 | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
“Dogs, Cats, and Comedians – It’s Stand Pup Comedy Online! Starring adoptable pets, funny humans, and YOU! Past performers have been seen on The Office, Seinfeld, America’s Got Talent, Conan, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central and more! Produced by Comic Cure this event benefits rescue shelters and pet adoption centers across the country.” Learn more here.
Adoption & Volunteering
Wags & Walks Volunteer Orientation | West LA | Recurring dates (cancelled)
Los Angeles Virtual Pet Adoption Fair | Los Angeles | Appointment Only |
“We are so excited to be hosting our first-ever, virtual pet adoption. We will be showcasing no-kill shelters in the Los Angeles area and all their beautiful, furry friends that are available for adoption! In partnership with Random Acts Organization.” Learn more here.
Mimosa Brunch Adoption Event – Find Your Pal Online | Virtual | Saturday, June 5 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
“Since you can not come see the dogs, (The Little Red Dog) is bringing the pups to you, along with a signature MIMOSA COCKTAIL, online. All Breeds, all sizes and ages will be showcased via live stream. Simply tune in and tell us what pup you believe will be a good fit for your household.” Learn more here.
Yappy Hours & More
Barky Brunch at LACMA | Miracle Mile | Every Saturday & Sunday | 10 AM – 3 PM (cancelled)
Every Saturday and Sunday, Ray’s at LACMA offers a Barky Brunch menu in addition to their human-friendly fare. Enjoy a boozy brunch before strolling the grounds where you can see famous installations such as Urban Light, and the naturally occurring La Brea tar pits. However, only service animals are allowed inside LACMA.
Corgi Summer Social & Paint Pawty | Long Beach | Saturday, June 26 | 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
“Spring is here! Love is in the air! Single pet owners and their pups can meet for love virtually in the comfort of their homes! Single dog parents are invited to bring their pets and mingle with like-minded folk over fun pet -friendly trivia.” Learn more here.
Pride Pawty with Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel | Santa Monica | Sat, June 5 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
“Join us at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on the Oceanfront Terrace to celebrate the pride in your pack! For a $10 donation, reserve your spot for pawdicures and fun activities like a dog-friendly photo opp and making personalized, matching pup and human accessories. Complimentary puptails and $15 cocktails will be available with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Los Angeles LGBT Center.” Learn more here.
Pups x Cocos LA Pop-Up | Los Angeles | Sunday, June 13 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
“Puppy Picnic Co. takes LA! We’re setting up at Coco Dealers’ warehouse shop in the Arts District for a fun day filled with pups and cocos. Build your own pup sundae with Bazzy’s frozen kefir dessert topped with a selection of treats from Puppy Picnic Co.’s vendors.!” Learn more here.
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Last updated on June 1, 2021.