1st Annual 
Week for the Animals
TO BE  RESCHEDULED in accordance with the Governor's Guidelines.
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Join us now in planning this historic week for California's animals! Please join the California Week for Animals Facebook community.

1st Annual California Week for the Animals!  

To see how other states how celebrated their 
Animal World USA Weeks for the Animals, 
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Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting other wonderful animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across California will be joining in as well,  planning activities to celebrate and help animals.  

Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter awareness events, shelter beautification days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, walks for the farm animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals and nursing homes.

Also to be included are a salute to our K-9 military and police dogs, feral cat initiatives, animal law event, special educational programs , blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals! 

Become Involved! Events are being planned now, and we need animal lovers everywhere in California to start planning so they can participate!  See the page "Become Involved" on this website for lots of great ideas and suggestions on what You can do.

See the Calendar of Events for exciting events as they become published,  and please note we will be adding events and activities right up and through the exciting week. 

Join Together With:

Animal World USA
Abandoned Terrier Rescue Association, Somis
Abby Animal Sanctuary - Woodland Hills
Adopt a Saint of Southern California
Alaskan Malamute Rescue of Southern California
All About Equine Animal Rescue, El Delrado
All Creatures Great & Small Animal Rescue, Inc. - Hollister (Foster Network)
All For Love Animal Rescue, southern California
Amador County Animal Control - Jackson
Animal Protection & Rescue League, San Diego
Animal Rescue Of Fresno (ARF) - Fresno
Angel Puss & Pooch - Canoga Park
Afghan Hound Rescue of California - Redwood City
Animal Acres, Acton 
Animal Assistance League of Orange County - Midway City
Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) - Santa Barbara
Animal Abuse Prevention Agency, Inc. - Huntington Beach
Animal Friends Rescue Project - Pacific Grove
Animal Guardians Horse Rescue,
Animal Place, Grass Valley
Animal Place- Rescue Ranch-Vacaville
Animal Protection and Rescue League, San Diego 
Animal Rescue Recon, Oakley
Animals Asia Foundation, San Franciso
Angel City Pit Bulls, Los Angeles
Another Chance for English Setters (ACES) - Fresno
Antelope Valley Dalmatian Rescue - Antelope Valley
ARA Canine Rescue inc. Siberian Husky Rescue, Hesperia
Asians For Humans, animals & Nature
Auction Horses Rescue -
Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California - Long Beach
Bay Area Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club, Inc. - San Francisco
Bay Area Cat Rescue - Mountain View
Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue, San Franciso
Bay Area Siberian Husky Rescue
Bay Area Vegan Food Lovers
Bay Area Vegetarians
Benevolent Animal Rescue Committee, Inc. (BARC) - Mentone
Benicia Vallejo Humane Society - Vallejo
Berkeley East Bay Humane SocietyBerkeley
Best Friends Animal Society NKLA, L.A. 
Big Dawgs (Little Kitties) Rescue – Lafayette Chapter, Lafayette
Bird Rescue Center, Santa Rosa
Bitten by a Kitten Rescue (BBAK),Richmond
Blue Horse Rescue, Crockett
Bulldog Club of America Rescue Network - Woodside
Buena Vista Audubon Society, Oceanside
Burbank Animal Shelter, Burbank 
Butte Humane Society - Chico 
BCNC Rescue (Bulldog Rescue) - Rescue for all of Northern California
Bye Bye Plastic Bags
Brandy Sleddogs Rescue Of Central California
California Bengal Cat RescueRedwood City 
California Bully Crew, southern California
California Feline Foundation and Valley Animal Center - Fresno
California Coastal Horse Rescue, Oakview
Calaveras County Animal Control - San Andreas
California Coastal Horse Rescue
California Husky Rescue Network
California Ocean Alliance
California Ocean Science Trust, Oakland
California Ocean Protection Council
California Pit Bull Rescue, Bay Area
California Wildlife Center, Calabasas
CARE - San Jose
C.A.R.E. (Companion Animal Rescue Effort) (currently dogs only), Campbell
C.A.R.E. Cat and Canine Assistance, Referral and Education - Palmdale
Capistrano Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) - San Juan
Cat Support Network (CSN), Walnut Creek
Cat Tales Rescue, Vacaville
Cat Town, Oakland
Central California SPCA - Fresno 
Central Coast Animal Protection Society
City of Santa Monica Animal Shelter
Coachella Valley Wild Bird Center, Indio
Coachella Valley Horse Rescue, Indio
Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network - Romoland
Conscious Cuisine & Intuitive Touch 
Critter Crossings Corp. - Los Molinos (Dogs Only)
California Animal Shelter, Woodland, CA 
Caroline Concha Vegan Menu, L.A.
Castleton Ranch Horse Rescue - Providing Sanctuary for Horses‎
Central California SPCA,  Fresno
Chako Pit Bull Rescue Sacramento CA  
Change of Heart Pit Bull Rescue, Norco
Chirp Nature Centers, Big Bear Lake
Chow Chow Rescue of the Sierra Foothills - Grass Valley/Sacramento
Clean Oceans International, Santa Cruz
Cocker Connection of Southern California - Toluca Lake
Coastal Arabians & Equine Rescue Inc. - Half Moon Bay
Community Cat Rescue, Palo Alto
Community Concern for Cats (CC4C)Walnut Creek
Contra Costa County Animal Services - Pinole
Contra Costa Humane Society - Pleasant Hill
Contra Costa County Animal Services - Martinez
Contra Costa SPCA, Concord
Crumbs & Whiskers - Kitten & Cat Cafe, Beverly Grove
Dog Adoption and Welfare Group (DAWG) - Santa Barbara
Dublin Creek Animal Foundation, Dublin
East Bay Animal Rescue & Refuge (EBARR), Clayton
East Contra Costa County Homeless Animals’ Lifeline Org (H.A.L.O.)Antioch
East County Animal ShelterDublin
Eastern Madera County SPCA - Oakhurst
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael
 Environmental Defense Fund
Equine Unlimited, Inc., Rescue, CA 
El Dorado County German Shepherd Rescue, Shingle Springs 
FalconRidge Equine Rescue, southern CA 
Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary-Fallbrook
Family Dog Rescue, San Franciso
Farm Animal Refuge, Campo,
Farm Sanctuary
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption, La Habra
Fat Cat Rescue, Mountain View
Feathered Family - Erie
Feet & Paws Pack Walk Los Angeles
Feral Cat Foundation, Alamo
Forgotten Horses Rescue, Inc., Homeland
Foundation For The Care of Indigent Animals
Fresno Bully Rescue, Fresno 
Friends For Pets Foundation - Sun Valley
Friends of Animals Foundation - Los Angeles 
Friends of the Fairmont Animal Shelter - San Leandro
Friends of the Formerly Friendless (FFF), Concord
Friends of Cats - El Cajon (Cats Only)
Friends of Long Beach Animals
Friends For Pets Foundation-Weimaraner Rescue of Southern California
Front Range Equine Rescue‎
Furry Friends Rescue, Fremont
Fellow Earthlings' Wildlife Center, Inc., Morongo Valley 
Front Street Animal Shelter, Sacramento
Goatlandia Farm Animal Sanctuary and Educatiob, Santa Rosa
Golden Hearts Animal Sanctuary - Valley Center
Gentle Barn, Santa Clarita, California 
Glendale Humane Society, Glendale 
German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County - Newport Beach
German Shepherd Rescue Of Sacramento Valley
German Shepherd Safe Haven,  Laguna Niguel
Give Me Shelter, San Francisco
Golden State Greyhound Adoption
Green Lifestyles - A Non-Profit Film Festival Celebrating Sustainable Solutions (Los Angeles)
Green Party of California (GPCA), San Francisco, CA
Greyhound Adoption Center, El Cajon
Greyhound Adoption California, Pleasanton
Hanaeleh Horse Rescue, Trabuco Canyon, Southern CA
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary, Stockton 
HART Homeless Animal Rescue Team - Cambria
Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary - Sacramento
Harbor Animal Care Center, San Pedro 
HAYFLAKES SANCTUARY aka Pets and Pals Rescue, Danville
Heal the Bay, Bay Area
Heal The Ocean, Santa Barbara
Healdsburg Animal Shelter - Healdsburg
Heaven on Earth Society for Animals - Van Nuys
Heaven on Earth, Hollywood
Heavenly Horse Haven
Helen Woodward Animal Center
Hesperia Animal Services
HiCaliber Horse Rescue 
Hollywood Huskies, Los Angeles
Home At Last Rescue - Berkeley
Homeless Animals Response Program (H.A.R.P.)Antioch
Homeless Animals’ Lifeline Organization (H.A.L.O.)  E Contra Costa CtyAntioch
Homeless Cat Network, San Carlos
Hopalong Animal Rescue - Oakland
Horse Plus Humane Society – Bangor
Horse-Rehab at Canham Farm
Horse Rescue Scotts Valley, CA - Pregnant Mare Rescue
Horses Healing Hearts, Inc.
Humane Farming Association, San Rafael
Humane Society of Silicon Valley - Santa Clara
Humane Society of Calaveras County - San Andreas
Husky Haven of LA
Idyllwild Nature Center, Petaluma
International Bird Rescue, San Pedro 
Island Cats Resources & Adoption, Alameda
Italian Greyhound Rescue in Central California
Italian Greyhound Rescue in Northern California
Jake’s Place Cat Rescue, Novato
Jessica's Haven & Rescue, San Rafael, CA 
Katydid Cat Rescue, San Mateo
Katz Luv Us, San Jose
Irvine Animal Care Center, Irvine 
LA Animal Services
Labrador Rescuers, LA Mesa
Lake Haven Pet Rescue - Kelseyville
Labradors and Friends, San Diego 
Last Chance for Animals, LA 
Lake Tahoe Humane Society - S.P.C.A. - Lake Tahoe
Laughing Pony Rescue, Rancho Santa Fe
Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue, Lancaster
Lifesavers – Wild Horse Rescue, Caliente
Live Love Animal Rescue  
Living Coast Discovery Center, Chula Vista,
Living Free Animal Sanctuary-Mountain Center
Lone Wolves Horse Rescue, Smartsville
Lonely Whale Foundation
Long Beach Animal Care Services 
Los Angeles City East Valley Animal Shelter
Los Angeles County Animal shelter, Downey, CA
Lost Hearts and Souls Horses Rescue, Santa Rosa
Love This Horse Equine Rescue
Lucky Ones Ranch, Vacaville 
Lucky Pup Dog Rescue of San DIego
LUNA Siberian Husky Rescue
Maine Coon Adoptions - Oakland
Marin Humane, Navato
Marin Cat Connection, Tiburon
Meade Canine Rescue, San Luis Obispo
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue, San Jose
Michelson Found Animals Adopt and Shop, Lakewood and area
Milo Foundation, Albany
Monterey County Animal Services - Salinas
Mustang Heritage Foundation
National Cat Protection Society, San Diego
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, Santa Paula
Neigh Savers Foundation
New Dawn Equine Rescue and Sanctuary
Nine Lives Foundation, Redwood City
NKLA Pet Adoption Center
No Kill Advocacy Center
No Kill Long Beach
Noah's Friends Animal Sanctuary - Sanger
Nor Cal Action for Animals Bay Area Animal Rescue, San Francisco
North Central Animal Shelter, LA
North Star Siberian Husky Rescue
Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions, Auburn 
Northern California Sled Dog Rescue, Walnut Creek
Northern California Whippet Fanciers Association and Rescue - Oakland
Oakland Animal Services - Oakland (510) 535-5602
Oakdale Equine Rescue, Oakdale
Oakland SPCA - Oakland
Oakland vegan cooking , Oakland 
Oceana, Global
Ocean Connectors
Ocean Conservancy, Summerland 
Ocean Institute, Dana Point
Orange County Pit Bull Rescue, Fountain Valley
Ojai Raptor Center, Ojai 
Ohlone Humane Society - Fremont
Orange County Bird of Prey Center, Lake Forest, CA 
Orange County Dog Meet Group
Orange County Horse Sanctuary
Orange County Pit Bull Rescue
Orange County Veggie Meetup Group
Orange County People for Animals / OCPA -
Orphan Kitten Project , Davis
Parley for the Oceans
Pet Orphans of Southern California, VAn Nuys 
Placer SPCA - Roseville
Paw'd Squad Animal Rescue - Burbank
Persians Plus Cat Rescue - Sacramento (Cats Only)
Paw Parent Animal Sanctuary - Lancaster
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA, San Mateo 
Peninsula Vegans, Redwood City
Pit Bull Rescue Central, national 
Poodle Rescue of California
Purrfect Cat RescueFremont
Persian & Himalayan Cat Rescue of Northern California - Mill Valley
Pets & Pals Animal Shelter - Lathrop
Pets In Need - Redwood City
Pets Unlimited, San Francisco
Persians and Friends Rescue, Inc. - Northridge
Pit Crew
Pitbulls and Friends Dog Rescue, San Diego 
Project Wildlife
Purebreds Plus Cat Rescue, Vacaville
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA - San Mateo
Persian and Himalayan Cat Rescue, San Francisco
Piedmont Triad Animal Rescue
Pitbulls and Friends Dog Rescue
PROS Pug Rescue Bay to the Borders - San Ramon
Project Purr - Santa Cruz (Cats Only)
Redwings Horse Sanctuary, Lockwood
Pets Lifeline Animal Shelter - Sonoma
Pet Pro Life - Fountain Valley
Rancho Coastal Humane Society - Encinitas
Ramona Animal Shelter Inc, San Jacinto, CA
Raw Sacramento
Red Bucket Equine Rescue, Chino Hills
Redwings Horse Sanctuary, Lockwood
Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary,  Tiburon,
River City Cat Rescue - Sacramento 
Red Bucket Equine Rescue,  Chino Hills
Redlands Animal Shelter, Redlands, CA
Redwings Horse Rescue and Sanctuary
Return To Freedom - Wild Horse Conservation, Lompoc
Rose Wolf Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, Sonoro 
Rocking Horse Ranch, El Cajon
Rotary Nature Center, Oakland
Rover's Retreat Dog Rescue
Sacramento Area Animal Coalition
Sacramento County Bradshaw Animal Shelter
Sacramento SPCA
Sacramento Valley Wildlife Services
Sacramento Vegan Society 
Sacramento Vegetarian Society 
Safe Cat FoundationSan Ramon
Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary - Cupertino
Sadie's Haven Horse Rescue and Sanctuary- Sabastapal
Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary, San Jose
Saffyre Sanctuary, Inc. - Horse Rescue Sylmar California
San Diego Bulldog Rescue
San Diego Farm Animal Rescue
San Diego Turtle and Tortoise Society
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue, Inc. - San Francisco (Covering North California)
San Francisco SPCA - San Francisco
San Francisco Vegetarian Society
San Francisco Living Foods Enthusiasts 
San Francisco Veg Society
San Francisco SPCA Pacific Heights Adoption Center
Saffyre Sanctuary, Sun Valley
Safe Haven for Cats - Redwood City (Cats Only)
Sammie's Friend Animal Shelter, Grass Valley, CA 
San Francisco Animal Care & Control
San Diego Animal Advocates 
San Diego Animal Shelter
Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network
Santa Maria Valley Humane Society, San Luis Obispo
Siberians Needing Owners - Atascadero
Sequoia Humane Society, Eureka, CA
San Diego Huskies
San Diego Spaniel Rescue, San Diego 
San Dimas Canyon Nature Center,  San Dimas
San Jose Animal Care Center
San Luis Obispo Animal Services
Santa Cruz SPCA - Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County Animal Care - Scotts Valley
Santa Cruz Vegan Meetup
Santiago Creek Wildlife & Watershed Center, Santiago
Save the Dalmatians and Others Canine Rescue, Gardenia
Save Them All Horse Rescue
SDC Living Foods - Raw Foods Support Grp of San Diego Cty -  raw plant-based foods. (Escondido)
Seal Beach Animal Care Center, Seal Beach, CA
Second Chance at Love, San Luis Obispo
Second Chance Rescue, San Rafael
Second Chance Dog Rescue
2nd Chance Great Dane Rescue
Shadow Husky Rescue
Shiloh Horse Rescue
Siberian Husky Rescue/Referral of California, California, Oregon, or Nevada
Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center - Veg  Cooking Workshops (Marina del Rey)
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue
Sonoma Equine Rescue Rehabilitation, Sonoma
South LA Animal Shelter
Smiley Dog Rescue - San Francisco (Dogs Only)
Search Dog Foundation
Shasta Wildlife Center 
Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority, Santa Clara 
Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Calipatria
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue, Petaluma
Sonoma Equine Rescue Rehab and Adoption: SERRA, Santa Rosa, CA 
South LA Animal Shelter, LA
Southern California Bulldog Rescue
Southern California German Shepherd Rescue
Southern California Keeshond Rescue
Southern California Labrador Retriever Rescue - Irvine
Southern California Vegan
Southern California Vegetarians
Southland Collie Rescue, S. Pasadena
S. Cal Vegans Events  http://www.veganevents.org/southerncalifornia
Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Hayward
Steampunk Farms Rescue Barn,  Ranchita
Suisun Wildlife Center
Sunrise Horse Rescue & Sanctuary, Calastoga
Sunshine Rescue, Hayward
Surfrider Foundation, Protecting the Oceans, San Clemente, CA 
Susan McCauley Jewelry
Sweet Farm, Half Moon Bay 
Thank You Ocean
The Animal Pad
The Gentle Barn Foundation
The Golden Carrot Golden Carrot Equine Rescue - Anza, California
The Gryphon Press
The 5 Gyres Institute
The Marine Mammal Center, San Luis Obispo
The Natural Health Group 
The Nature Conservancy
The Rescue House , San Diego
The Urban Cat Project, San Francisco
The Write Cause ~ 'Writing for the Earth and Her Animals' 
13th Street Cats, San Jose
Thrive Animal Rescue
Toby's Legacy Equine Rescue -
Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), Walnut Creek
Town & Country Humane Society - Orland
Tri-City Animal Shelter - Fremont
Tri-Valley Animal Rescue - Dublin
Tri-Valley Animal Rescue, Pleasanton
TOPCats on the Ridge, Inc. , Paradise
The Cat House on the Kings - Reedley (Cats Only)
13th Street Cats - San Jose (Cats Only)
Town Cats - Morgan Hill (Cats Only)
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation - Walnut Creek
Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary, Silverado,
Turtle & Tortoise Rescue of Arroyo Grande
True Innocents Equine Rescue
UC Davis Dog and Cat Adoptions, Davis
Umbrella of Hope, Pittsburg
Valley Humane Society - Pleasanton
Valley Oak SPCA - Visalia
Vegan Meetup Group of Santa Cruz 
Vegans in Technology
Veggies, Vegans Los Angeles / Orange County Meetup Groups:   http://www.veganevents.org/index/meetup-groups
VegHeads of Monterey Bay
Villa Chardonnay Sanctuary 
Viva! USA 
Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center, Huntington Beach
Wild Oceans
West End Shelter For Animals - Ontario
West Los Angeles Animal Shelter, LA
Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center, Huntington Beach 
White Kitty Foundation. Walnut Creek
White Rock Horse Rescue, Yucca Valley 
Whittier Narrows Nature Center,  South El Monte
WildCare, San Rafae
Wild Horse Sanctuary, Shingleton
Wildlife Care Association, McClellan Park
Wildlife Fawn Rescue, Sonoma
Wildlife Learning Center, Sylmar, CA
Wildlife Waystation , L.A. 
Wildwings of California, San Dimas 
Wonder Cat RescueSan Francisco
Wonderdog Rescue - San Francisco (Dogs Only)
Woods Humane Society, San Luis Obispo
World Peace Diet 
Yggdrasil Urban Wildlife Rescue, San Franciso

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