Orphan Pets

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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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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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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Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon

Don't miss Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 13th Annual Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon Sunday, September 9 from 8:00am-2:00pm at Dog Beach Del Mar, 29th Street and Del Mar Boulevard in Del Mar. Throughout July and August, water-loving dogs and their favorite people partners have been learning the ropes and...
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Taco One For The Team

For the second year in a row, Helen Woodward Animal Center is inviting San Diegan, burrito-loving animal enthusiasts to support orphan pets by simply enjoying a meal at one of their favorite restaurants. On Wednesday, August 1 from 10:30am to close, every San Diego Chipotle restaurant will donate...
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Doggie-Gras Parade

Join the Helen Woodward Animal Center for the most Paw-thentic Mardi Gras celebration this side of the Mississippi at the 6th Annual Doggie-Gras Parade Sunday, February 11 at the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market, 16079 San Dieguito Road in Rancho Santa Fe. Festivities kick off at 10:00am. The Doggie-...
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