Posts Tagged ‘animal adoptions’

The holidays are right around the corner and in the spirit of giving ARME has organized a Thanksgiving Shelter Drive to collect items for animals in the six Los Angeles city shelters.  Let’s make their time spent waiting for a forever home more bearable while spreading the word that people should adopt, not shop, for their next pet.

We are excited to be one of the drop off locations.  You can see a full list of drop off sites here.  Or come visit our showroom at 408 S. Pasadena Ave Ste #1 Pasadena, CA.  You can bring toys, treats, blankets, beds, cots, scratchers & climbers for dogs, cats and rabbits.  Drop off times are from 11am to 6pm M-F but if you want to make a donation and can only come on the weekend just give us a call and we can set up a time.  Our number is 626 396 4972.

Donations will be accepted until November 16th.


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Friday April 13th

  • Shrine Circus Protest:  In Los Angeles at the Shrine Expo Center there will be a protest starting at 1:30pm on the 13th and ending at 11pm on the 15th.  Show your support for the elephants who are abused and forced to perform for this cruel circus.  You can confirm your attendance and leave a comment on the Facebook page for this event.

Saturday April 14th

Animal Adoption

  • Bunny Adoptions: It’s just about time for Easter and that means a lot people will come up with the brilliant idea to put a live bunny or chick in their child’s Easter Basket thinking it’s “cute”.  After the novelty and excitement wear off the animal will be dumped at a shelter because  the reality of having to actually take care of him/her will set in.  Places like BunnyLuv Rabbit Resource Center, a non-profit no-kill shelter, will be over flowing with unwanted bunns.  We want to encourage families to consider responsible adoption as opposed to buying an Easter themed animal on a whim.  A bunny can be a wonderful addition to your family IF you’re ready and able to give him/her the care and love that they need for life.  If you’re not, then a stuffed animal toy and a whole lot of candy will probably do the trick.  BunnyLuv offers information on diet, litter box training, travel and more for those of you who are deciding if bunny adoption is right for you.  They also have photos of available bunns.

Joshua & Charlie are two peas in pod! Bunny Fact: Bunns like to eat and poop simultaneously...oh my!


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Thursday October 27th

  • Get Vegucated with Bob Barker: From 7:30-10pm at the Landmark Movie Theater in West Los Angeles you can view the premiere of Vegucated, enjoy some wine & vegan sweets at the after party and mingle with Bob Barker, Rory Freedman & Marisa Miller Wolfson (writer/director). Get your tickets here.

Saturday October 29th

  • Halloveegan: There is so much going on at this fantastically spooky event we’re going to send you straight to the Facebook page with all the terrifying details! It’s a FREE event but donations are accepted and will benefit the Gentle Barn.

Sunday October 30th

  • Green Festival: This is happening both Saturday & Sunday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Enjoy a green living event like no other with authors, actors, visionaries and community leaders; hundreds of green businesses; DIY workshops; live music and local vegan and vegetarian cuisine; and an organic beer and wine garden.
  • Dia de los Muertos by Pop-Up Vegan Brunch Cafe: There will be a delicious vegan brunch, cocktails, dancing, raffles, tea leaf readings and face painting! Also 10% of sales will be donated to ARME. Tickets are $10 in advance & $15 at the door. Be sure to show up in costume for a free shot of limoncello.

Sunday November 6th

  • Healthy Taste of L.A. 2: The celebrity chefs are back and ready to do some culinary demos and hand out samples of what they make. This is an all day event with Dr. T. Colin Campbell as the keynote speaker. Prices start at $119 per person (Oct. 1st-31st) so be sure to get your tickets asap!

Animal Adoptions

  • Trick or Treat for Homeless Pets: This “event” is to help raise money for homeless pets everywhere. Set up a collection jar at work or make a container with your kids  (you can print out a canister wrapper). Ask for donations while trick-or-treating, at a Halloween party you attend or any where else you can think of.  Then donate to your local shelter or online. Check out the details here.
  • Dog Adoption: Sia: Sia is full of energy and looking for love! ARME took her in when she was found by homeless kids who couldn’t keep her. She was starving, filthy and suffering from mange. This 7 month old pup would do well with a playmate. If you or any one you know is interested in adopting Sia please click here.

Hi I'm Sia and I'm adorable! Please give me a forever home.

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Sunday October 16th

  • Veggie Grill Fundraiser for ARME: When you mention ARME or present the flyer they will get 50% of your order donated to them! So eat some amazing food and help and a fabulous organization to help animals. Check out their Facebook page for the flyer and let them know you’re going.

Friday October 21st

  • Rusty’s Discount Pet Center Halloween Party: Celebrate Halloween at Rusty’s with your furry friends! There will be a costume contest, prizes & freebies, a haunted house, raffles, birthday celebration for Rusty Jr and so much more! We love Rusty’s because they don’t sell animals at their store and they support ARME. For more details check out their newsletter.

Saturday October 22nd

  • Halloveegan *A Vegan Halloween Event*: There is so much going on at this fantastically spooky event we’re going to send you straight to the Facebook page with all the terrifying details! It’s a FREE event but donations are accepted and will benefit the Gentle Barn.
  • Evening at the Stray Cat Club: Get ready for an evening with some of L.A.’s best vegan cuisine, raffles, costume contest, silent auction and more! Tickets are $100 if purchased before Oct. 16th ($125 after) and the money benefits the Stray Cat Alliance.

Animal Adoptions

  • ARME Pitbull Pups & Momma: ARME has rescued a group of 10 puppies and their mom that were found abandoned in an alley.  They are still too young to be adopted but will be available soon. Mom is very gentle and submissive, great with other dogs and people. If you’re not able to adopt be sure to donate to ARME to help pay for their care.

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Friday September 30th

  • AltCar Expo: Ok so this isn’t really a vegan event but they have cool cars! (They offered some vegan food last year) You can check out some really neat alternative technology vehicles and learn more about renewable energies and energy efficiency. Free admission! Takes place from 10am-5pm Sept 30th to Oct 1st.

Sunday October 2nd

  • Veg Week Celebration: This party will be the ending celebration for Veg Week and takes place at Queen Bee’s Cultural Center in San Diego from 2-4pm.
  • Vegan at Verdugo III: It’s happening again! A delightful combination of vegan food and craft beer at Verdugo bar.  Enjoy some delish food from Mandoline Grill and Fresh Fries food trucks. 3-8pm and 21+ only

Saturday October 8th

  • Worldfest Fundraiser at Veggie Grill: Veggie Grill is all about the fundraisers! Here’s another that will benefit Worldfest, one of the best vegan festivals in Los Angeles! Be sure to mention when you’re ordering that you want 50% of your bill to be donated. Also be sure to look for the Worldfest volunteers and crew and say hello!

Animal Adoption

  • Pet Orphans of Southern California: This organization has lots of loving dogs and cats looking to find a home. If you’re considering adoption and you live in Southern California why not check them out.  Either take a look at the adoptable pets on their website or visit them in Van Nuys.

    This is Andre and he is beautiful Labrador mix who would love to go for walks and snuggle with you at night.

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Saturday August 27th

  • Vegan Style & Activism Talks:  Join Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart, founder of Vaute Couture; Melanie Joy, author of “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows”; Julieanna Hever, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition” ; and Jessica Resnick and Hector Torres, co-founders of VegiStock, from 12-4pm in North Hollywood to discuss their books & businesses. Click here for more info.

Thursday September 1st

  • Bring-a-Friend BBQ: From 7-10pm enjoy your favorite vegan foods from hotdogs to cookies at a private residence in Sherman Oaks.  Tickets are $10 or get in free when you bring a vegetarian-to-be friend!  You can RSVP and see details here.

Wednesday September 7th

  • Cooking Demo & Book Signing by The Blissful Chef: At the Erewhon Market in Los Angeles from 6-8pm join Christy Morgan as she whips up some delicious vegan recipes from her newest cookbook, Blissful Bites.  You’ll get to sample the food, ask questions, buy her book and learn about plant-based eating. Click here for details.


Animal Adoptions

  • Dogs in Danger:  Dogs in Danger is a website where you search for a furry friend who is at risk of euthanasia.  You can search by breed, state or zip code to find a dog near you who is in urgent need of a home.  Check them out here.

Brady is at the Van Nuys Shelter and has only 1 day to live. Please click the photo for details.

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Tuesday August 23rd

  • If a Tree Falls Movie Screening: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front will be showing from 7pm to 10pm at the USC School of Cinematic Arts – Ray Stark Family Theater.  Please click here to read more about this documentary.

Wednesday August 24th

Saturday August 27th

  • Diamonds Not Fur:  Hosted by the SPCA-LA and Animal Alliance this event will take place at the hip, private WeHo club, VOYEUR.  Tickets are $100 which includes drinks. The theme is Old Hollywood.  For all the details on this event click here.
  • Summer Soiree Under the Stars: Join Compassion Over Killing for a garden party and exclusive screening of the critically-acclaimed film, Forks Over Knives at a private residence in Rancho Palos Verdes.

Animal Adoption

  • Kitten Rescue: Kitten Rescue is dedicated to the forgotten felines of Los Angeles.  Check out all the kitties they have available for adoption here.  They also have special needs kitties who need a little more attention and love.


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