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Dog Days of Summer MEGA Pet Adoption Event

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Aug 22 @ 11:00 am - Aug 22 @ 03:00 pm

Dog Days of Summer MEGA Pet Adoption Event

Find your furry forever friend at Grossmont Center! You can have your pick from among the hundreds of animals that will be at the 2020 Dog Days of Summer MEGA Adoption Event in San Diego from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 20.

Choose from dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, turtles, tortoises, and birds that will be up for adoption from dozens of the best, most reputable animal shelters and rescue groups in Southern California. Our Cupids and Canines event successfully placed over 100 pets in forever homes.

Mega Pet Adoption Event In San Diego

Grossmont Center and the San Diego Animal Support Foundation are proud to sponsor this free, family-friendly pet event. The goal is to match animals and prospective pets in a fun, stress-free environment, and the participating adoption agencies will have free booth space to provide information and expertise to pet owners.

The San Diego Animal Support Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to promote pet adoptions from the shelters and rescue agencies in its network. Among the organizations that may be in attendance at the 2020 Dog Days of Summer MEGA Adoption Event:

  • Animal Rescuers Without Borders (ARWOB)
  • Animal Welfare Foundation of San Diego
  • Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego
  • Chula Vista Animal Care Facility
  • El Cajon Animal Shelter
  • Friends of Cats, Inc.
  • Frosted Faces Foundation
  • Greyhound Adoption Center
  • Humane Society de Tijuana
  • Happy Hearts German Shepherd Rescue
  • It’s The Pits Dog Rescue
  • Labradors and Friends Dog Rescue
  • Last Chance at Life—All Breed Rescue and Adoptions
  • Lionel’s Legacy
  • No Wagging Tail Left Behind Animal Rescue
  • Open Arms Rescue—San Diego
  • Parrot Education and Adoption Center
  • Passion for Pitties Rescue Group
  • PAWS4thought Animal Rescue
  • St. Pacos Second Chance Dog Rescue
  • San Diego Spaniel Rescue
  • The Rescued Dog—All Breed Dog Rescue
  • Volunteers For Indigent & Vulnerable Animals

Mark your calendar for this amazing pet adoption event at Grossmont Center. You just may find the newest member of your family—furry, feathered, or even with a shell! For more information, contact the San Diego Animal Support Foundation at info@sdshelters.org, sdshelters.org or (619) 847-8755.


August 22, 2020
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Events in La Mesa

Grossmont Center is more than a mall—it’s a vibrant, lively community gathering spot in La Mesa with plenty of things to do both day and night. In addition to a wide variety of shopping and dining experiences, the Center is the hub in San Diego for fun and exciting events and helps bring people in the La Mesa area together to have a good time.

From popular outdoor concerts and fun kids’ story times and activities to holiday-themed celebrations, Grossmont Center offers events for everyone! The center also hosts community-focused events such as pet adoptions and blood drives. In addition to center-wide celebrated events, our stores, restaurants, and specialty tenants also host their own unique happenings and programs throughout the year, which enhances the Grossmont Center experience. Whatever the event is, you’re sure to have a great time! Round up the kids, bring along your pet dog, get a group of friends together, or plan a date night and enjoy all that Grossmont Center has to offer!

Most Popular Events at Grossmont Center

We have a vibrant lineup of events throughout the year at Grossmont Center, and some are especially popular and have become beloved traditions in the community. Kids enjoy our annual Easter Egg Hunt, which offers plenty of excitement with crafts, balloon animals, and other holiday activities. In October, adorable ghosts, princesses, and other magical creatures come to Trick-or-Treat Around the Center for a family-friendly Halloween celebration. During winter, ‘tis the season to celebrate at Grossmont Center’s HolidayFest with Santa and his elves, a gingerbread bounce house, holiday crafts, and much more. Three times a year, the Center partners with the San Diego Animal Support Foundation to present major pet adoption events: Cupids & Canines, Dog Days of Summer, and Howl-O-Ween Hounds. Come join the fun, and you will see why these events are so popular in the La Mesa community!

Find Things to Do in La Mesa for Kids and Families

Below you can scroll through our calendar of upcoming events to find something just right for you, whether it’s this weekend or next month. You can also stay in the know by checking out our Facebook page for details on upcoming events and view cool videos from past events. Remember, Grossmont Center events are sure to get everyone excited!