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September 06, 3:30pm (Registration Opens)
Will Rogers State Historic Park
1501 Will Rogers State Historic Park Rd,
Los Angeles CA 90272

Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt may just be the most fun you can have helping to save the lives of homeless dogs and cats in your neighborhood - and around the country. The annual fundraising dog walk, fun run, and festival culminates in a day of fun for four- and two-legged participants of all ages.

Participate on your own - or as part of a team! - to raise funds for a shelter or rescue organization in your area.  Don’t miss the chance to have a ball … and make a difference for homeless pets near you!

[VIDEO] Check out all the fun from past event here:

To learn more about the event, register, and check out what NKLA Coalition partners are participating, click here

Participating NKLA Coalition partners include:

Adopt Me Rescue
Angel City Pit Bulls
Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California
Best Friends - Los Angeles
Bill Foundation
Border Collies In Need
Boston Buddies
Boxer Rescue LA
CageFree K-9 Rescue Foundation
Coastal German Shepherd Rescue
Dogs Without Borders
Forte Animal Rescue
Golden Retriever Club of Greater LA Rescue
Heaven on Earth Society for Animals
Holly's Garden Rescue
J.J. Woofin' Paws Rescue Agency
k9 Connection
Karma Rescue
Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats
L.A. Love & Leashes
Lhasa Happy Homes
Much Love Animal Rescue
National Brittany Rescue & Adoption Network
New Leash on Life
One Dog Rescue
Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles
Spay Neuter Project of Los Angeles
Stray Cat Alliance
Two Dog Farms, Inc.
Wags and Walks Rescue

Check out local events from featured NKLA Coalition Partners.

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August, 2014

BASSET HOUND RESCUE - Brews for Bassets

August 31, 3-7pm
Anaheim Brewery
336 S Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim CA 92805

Come out and beat the heat with a nice, cold brew. Ticket purchase: $20 advance, $25 at the door includes: 6 beer tasting flight (4 oz each), souvenir glass, nacho bar, one raffle ticket. Best part, hounds are welcome to come, but they can't drink, even if they are over 21 in dog years! All humans must be 21 years and over to attend. You can purchase tickets via PayPal. Tickets gare on sale now! Please enter Brew Tix and number of tickets in the Purpose Box. Tickets will be mailed out when payment is received.


August 31, 6pm
Hamburger Mary's
8288 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood CA 90046

Come and hang out with us at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood, as we raise money for rescue dogs all while laughing and playing some Drag Queen Bingo, hosted by Bingo Boy and a special Drag Queen Bingo Hostess! Starring Bingo-boy & Drag Queen Bingo Hostess Roxy with Celebrity Ballcaller Rachel J Clark, Miss Scottland 2014! (pending availability)

Arrive by 5:30 pm for best seats (6 pm show)
Includes bingo cards for all games played for that show.

To Benefit Adopt Me Rescue


August 24, 9am
Unleashed by Petco
614 W. Huntingdon Drive
Monrovia CA 91016

Pets, dive into fun in the outdoor snow zone. Twenty tons of snow will make up the outdoor park, where dogs will be sure to wag their tails at the frosty feeling of fluffy snow under their paws. Then, all are invited to chill out in the air-conditioned pet-friendly store and cool down with refreshments and doggie ice cream. All fur coats welcome. BHRSC will have available hounds on-site and will be offering tail painting on canvas for $10.

KARMA RESCUE - West Elm Pet Party Santa Monica

August 22
West Elm
1433 West 4th Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

Santa Monica, mark your calendars for the West Elm Santa Monica Pet Party next Friday, August 22 with Karma RescueThe Sophisticated DogDear Doggy,Bobby + Bambi's Gourmet Dog Bakery!

BARKS OF LOVE - Dine & Fundraise

August 22, 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Boudin SF at Main and Jamboree
2803 Main Street
Irvine CA 92614

Please join us for lunch or dinner to help raise funds for Barks of Love where 20% of sales generated (excluding tax and alcohol) from Dine-in and To go meal purchases will be donated to their organization. Please bring flyer to the event.


LA ANIMAL SERVICES - Adoption Discounts!

August 16 - August 24
All 6 City Shelters
3201 Lacy Street
Los Angeles CA 90031

Adopt your new best friend and save a life!

BILL FOUNDATION - Adoption Event

August 10, 11am-3pm
Healthy Spot
1110 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica CA 90401

Join us every other Sunday from 11am to 3pm at HealthySpot/Santa Monica. Just 10 blocks from the ocean! Directions:

KITTY BUNGALOW - CatBaret! Celebrity Event

August 09
The Belasco Theater
1050 S Hill St
Los Angeles CA 90015

Get ready for this annual event that will be fun for you and incredibly helpful for homeless animals in Los Angeles. It's a great evening of cat-themed song, dance, and comedy. If you can't make it to the CATbaret yourself, consider buying a ticket for one of Kitty Bungalow's hardworking volunteers. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Fred Willard returns to host this year's event and he will be joined by performers from So You Think You Can Dance as well as a litter or two of celebrity performers! 

Meet Lil Bub! This year we welcome internet cat sensation and charitable benefactor Lil Bub!  She will attend the show as well as the after party.

Buy your tickets to CATbaret and use the special NKLA code: BUBNKLA and you will receive a FREE ticket to the Lil Bub meet and greet ($20 Value) before the show from 4:30-7:30pm. Code expires August 1st.

For more information go to:


August 09
Cardiff 101 Main Street
2139 B Newcastle Ave
Cardiff By The Sea CA 92007

NKLA Coalition partner It's the Pits Dog Rescue will be participating at the Dog Days of Summer Canine Festival on Saturday, August 9!


August 09, 12-3:30pm
2901 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica CA 90403

Brandy, Vivian, Violet, Honey Bear, Izzy, Elliot, Maggie, Snowball, Macy and more - there will be a massive amount of cuteness at Helping Persian Cats adoption event this Saturday at PETCO Santa Monica. Stop by and meet their irresistible rescues!

ADOPT ME RESCUE - Fundraiser

August 04, 6-9pm
Mendocino Farms
175 Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles CA 90036

ONE DAY ONLY! Eat at Mendocino Farms and 20% of all proceeds go to help Adopt Me Rescue save more lives in Los Angeles. Details in the flier.


August 03, 11am-4pm
Moorpark Park
12061 Moorpark St.
Studio City CA 91604

NKLA Coalition partner LA Animal Services will be at Moorpark Park in Studio City with their adorable, adoptable cats and dogs. Participating shelters: East Valley, South LA, North Central, and Harbor. Mark your calendars and stop by, adopt a pet and save a life.

LABS AND FRIENDS - Adoption Event

August 03, 1-4pm
Judy's Pet Depot
1278 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90024

  1. NKLA Coalition partner Labs and Friends will be at Judy's Pet Depot on Sunday August 3 with adorable puppies and kittens. Adopt your new best friend and save a life.


August 03, 12-3pm
Petsmart Tujunga
6348 Foothill Blvd
Tujunga CA 91042

Adopt your new best friend and save a life.

WAGS AND WALKS - Adoption Event

August 02, 11am-2pm
Market Plaza
6333 W 3rd St (3rd & Fairfax Ave)
Los Angeles CA 90036

Join Wags & Walks at The Original Farmer's Market from 11 AM - 2 PM for our next adoption event!

Sponsored by The Dog Bakery 


August 02, 12-3pm
Petco Van Nuys
5850 Sepulveda Blvd
Van Nuys CA 91411

Petsmart Santa Clarita
19059 Golden Valley Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91387

Village Pet Supply
4838 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, CA 91607

THE DAWG SQUAD - Adoption Event

August 02, 10am-1:30pm
Unleashed by Petco
5325 West Centinela Ave
Los Angeles CA 90045

Adopt your new best friend and save a life.

View adoptable dogs here.


August 02, 11am-4pm
1935 N. Campus Ave
Upland CA 91784

NKLA Coalition partner Border Collies In Need wants you to join them this Saturday, August 2 for an adoption event at PetSmart in Upland, CA! Make plans to stop by sometime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to say hello and meet adorable, adoptable dogs. 

KITTEN RESCUE - Burbank Adoption Events

August 02 - August 31, 12-3pm
Burbank Pet Plaza
1080 W. Alameda Ave.
Burbank CA 91506

EVERY OTHER SUNDAY: August 3, August 17, August 31


Centinela Feed and Pet Supplies
1505 Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 
EVERY SATURDAY: August 2, August 9, August 16, August 23, August 30

For more adoption events and locations around Los Angeles, please visit Kitten Rescue's website here:

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August, 2014

Thank you for being part of No-Kill Los Angeles (NKLA)—a Best Friends Initiative aimed at making L.A. a no-kill city by 2017. Together with you and NKLA Coalition partners—some 60-plus animal welfare groups in the Los Angeles area, we are making significant progress toward ending the killing of healthy and treatable pets in our city shelters. By hosting a fundraising event on behalf of NKLA, you will help raise critical funds that will bring Los Angeles even closer to being the largest no-kill city in the nation. We call these “Independent Events,” because while NKLA and the animals benefit, YOU are the one in charge!

If you are interested in hosting an event for the cause of NKLA, please complete the form below and we’ll get in touch with you right away. Thank you!

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Thank you for hosting an event to help make L.A. a no-kill city. By checking this box, you are accepting full responsibility for your event and understand that NKLA and Best Friends Animal Society will not be able to provide assistance.

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