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Happy Howlidays

Long Beach Animal Care Services (LBACS) is excited to announce the First Annual Happy Howlidays Series. The festivities include several adoption events and donation drives hosted by various Council Districts and community partners throughout December. The series will begin with the Kick-Off event at Houghton Park Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 1 to 5 p.m. in Council District 9. The series will end with a wrap-up event on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the LBACS shelter (7700 E. Spring St.). The public is encouraged to attend in Christmas-themed ugly sweaters and bring unopened store-bought pet treats to share with furry friends while participating in various festive activities. This free, family-friendly event is intended to connect residents with shelter pets during the holidays.   

*Please do not bring your pets to the shelter.

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Donation Drive

Share your compassion with Long Beach Animal Care Services by helping our donation bins overflow with toys and supplies our shelter animals need this Christmas! Please view the list of items we could use in the shelter. If you would like to donate through delivery, please visit our Amazon Wish List. If you want to drop off your donations at the shelter, please place them in the blue labeled LBACS donation bins in front of the Animal Admissions entrance.

Happy Howlidays Donations

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

BIXBY ANIMAL CLINIC
(562) 426-4066
3938 Atlantic Ave,
Long Beach, CA 90807

PAW SHOPPE PET CENTER
(562) 425-5131
6416 E Spring St,
Long Beach, CA 90815

PET SUPPLIES PLUS
(562) 800-6975
2086 N Bellflower Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90815

PIZZAMANIA
(562) 594-4889
1785 Palo Verde Ave # J,
Long Beach, CA 90815


Series Events Calendar

December 10, 2022, Council District 9 Kick-Off Adoption Event & Donation Drive
6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach, CA 90805, Houghton Park, 1 PM - 5 PM

December 16, 2022, Pet Supplies Plus Adoption Event & Donation Drive
Pet Supplies Plus, 2086 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90815, 11 AM - 2 PM

December 16, 2022, Council District 2 Adoption Event & Donation Drive
Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, 4 PM - 6 PM

December 17, 2022, LBACS Happy Howlidays Wrap-Up Event
Long Beach Animal Care Services, 7700 E. Spring St. Long Beach, CA 90815, 4 PM - 6 PM


Happy Howlidays Wrap-Up Event

The series will end with a wrap-up event on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the LBACS shelter (7700 E. Spring St.). Join us for an evening of fun with music, festive activities, and vendors. The public is encouraged to attend in Christmas-themed ugly sweaters and bring unopened store-bought pet treats to share as stocking stuffers. Bring a gift for a furry friend to put under our Christmas tree. This free, family-friendly event is intended to connect residents with shelter pets during the holidays. 

Adoption Specials

To encourage the responsible, mindful adoption of animals in need of a home for the howlidays, LBACS will waive the adoption fees during the event for all pets.

Kennel Stocking Stuffers

Bring unopened bags of dog treats and toys to fill their Christmas stockings.

Suggested Treat Brand List

Full MoonWholeHeartedWag Freeze-DriedZuke'sNutro

*homemade treats are prohibited

Ornament Decorating

Decorate ornaments to celebrate the howlidays with us. Decorate ornaments to celebrate the howlidays with us. Participants are welcome to take their ornaments home, or they can hang them on our Christmas tree.  

Ugly Sweater Contest

Eventgoers are encouraged to wear their best Christmas-themed ugly sweaters or festive clothing.

Raffle

Get a free ticket and show your support by purchasing more tickets to help us fundraise for our shelter pets.

Gift Giving

Bring a gift for a furry friend and place it under our tree.



For the silent auction, vendor, and in-kind donation information,
please email megan.ignacio@longbeach.gov.