Numbers are still adding up, but so far we have 101 Adoptions, with 23 Pending adoptions. If you missed this event, the Santa Paws Mega Adoption event is on Saturday, December 7th at Grossmont Center!

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Saturday, October 12, 2019!! 11:00-3:00 #HowlOWeenHounds

San Diego Union-Tribune Article on Event


The Annual Howl-O-Ween Hounds MEGA Pet Adoption EventTM was on Saturday, October 12th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This Adoption Event at Grossmont Center in La Mesa brought together dozens of rescue groups and animal shelters, featuring HUNDREDS of adoptable dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and birds!

Everything from giant breeds to Chihuahuas, purebreds to All-American Mutts, furry and even those in feathers....bring the whole family to this FREE event!

KUSI Story on Event!

Agencies in attendance will include:

A New Life Charitable Foundation
Angels of Rawley Foundation - ARF
Baja Animal Sanctuary
Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego County
Chula Vista Animal Care Facility
El Cajon Animal Shelter
Friends of Cats, Inc.
Friends of Humane Services in Tijuana
Frosted Faces Foundation
Happy Hearts German Shepherd Dog Rescue
It's the Pits Dog Rescue
Katty Korner (Cat Rescue)
Labradors & Friends Dog Rescue
Last Chance at Life All Breed Rescue and Adoptions
Lionel's Legacy
No Wagging Tails Left Behind
Open Arms Rescue - San Diego
Parrot Education and Adoption Center
Passion For Pitties Rescue PAWS4thought Animal Rescue
Pups'n Boots Rescue
Southern CA Belgian Malinois Rescue
San Diego House Rabbit Society, Inc
San Diego Spaniel Rescue
St. Pacos Second Chance Dog Rescue The Rescued Dog
Tragic to Magic Animal Rescue
Volunteers For Indigent Vulnerable Animals

Volunteer Information

The SDASF organizes these annual mega adoption events in order to increase adoptions from reputable shelters and rescue agencies by bringing potential adopters and lots of dogs together in one fun, happy, stress-free environment, facilitating the matchmaking process! The participating adoption agencies are given free booth space, and admission is free to the public! These are the LARGEST Adoption Events (measured by the number of adoptable animals in one location) of any events in Southern California!

For more information, contact the San Diego Animal Support Foundation at, or (619) 847-8755.

*The San Diego Animal Support Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization with a primary mission to increase pet adoptions from reputable shelters and rescue agencies in our network.