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2 Celebrities Loving on Black Cats: Adopt a Mini-Panther on National Black Cat Day!

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I know you’ve heard this all before but stars really are just like us.  Many stars are huge animal-lovers and they do a lot of work raising money, awareness and even getting right into the animal rescue world to get their hands dirty. Working in the animal realm, we see how one well-placed tweet, Facebook post, ad campaign or recommendation from a celebrity can be a major tipping point that helps organizations and their animals. So we are saying a special thank you to celebs who have given black cats a shout out!
Since it’s National Black Cat Day, let’s…

Top 5 Los Angeles Dog Hikes: #2

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Top 5 Los Angeles Dog Hikes Silver Lake Reservior

Written by Jana B.
With summertime peeking around the corner, the Found Animals team is abuzz with fun outdoor activities to put on the agenda for the months ahead.  Being pet lovers, we’re always looking for ways to get our blood pumping with our pooches in the great outdoors. Thankfully, in Southern California, there is no shortage of incredible hikes and walking trails to hit with our furry friends!
In this five part series, we encourage you to get outside and explore with your best friend as we count down our top 5 Los Angeles dog hikes.
Last week, we…

3 Top 5 Los Angeles Dog Hikes: #3

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Top Los Angeles Dog Hikes - Temescal Canyon

Written by Jana B.
With summertime peeking around the corner, the Found Animals team is abuzz with fun outdoor activities to put on the agenda for the months ahead.  Being pet lovers, we’re always looking for ways to get our blood pumping with our pooches in the great outdoors. Thankfully, in Southern California, there is no shortage of incredible hikes and walking trails to hit with our furry friends!
In this five part series, we encourage you to get outside and explore with your best friend as we count down our top 5 Los Angeles dog hikes.
Last week, we…

Top 5 Los Angeles Dog Hikes: #4

POSTED BY Estelle W. IN

Rising Sun Trail Solstice Canyon

Written by Jana B.
With summertime peeking around the corner, the Found Animals team is abuzz with fun outdoor activities to put on the agenda for the months ahead.  Being pet lovers, we’re always looking for ways to get our blood pumping with our pooches in the great outdoors. Thankfully, in Southern California, there is no shortage of incredible hikes and walking trails to hit with our furry friends!
In this five part series, we encourage you to get outside and explore with your best friend as we count down our top 5 Los Angeles dog hikes.
Last week, we…

Top 5 Los Angeles Dog Hikes: #5

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Dog on trail at Runyon Canyon

Written by Jana B.
With summertime peeking around the corner, the Found Animals team is abuzz with fun outdoor activities to put on the agenda for the months ahead.  Being pet lovers, we’re always looking for ways to get our blood pumping with our pooches in the great outdoors. Thankfully, in Southern California, there is no shortage of incredible hikes and walking trails to hit with our furry friends!
In this five part series, we encourage you to get outside and explore with your best friend as we count down our top 5 Los Angeles dog hikes.
#5  Runyon Canyon…

Win 2 VIP Tickets to the L.A. Feline Film Festival!

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L.A. Feline Film Festival

Adopt & Shop is excited to announce that we have signed on as principal sponsor at the first annual Los Angeles Feline Film Festival taking place at Exposition Park in downtown L.A. on September 21st!
This is going to be a ridiculously fun event with amazing celebricats, special guests, delicious food, a wide variety of cat goods for purchase, cat and kitten adoptions, cat-centric bands, art, a catwalk and fashion show and, of course, internet cat videos! A portion of ticket sales will be donated to local cat sanctuaries and rescue organizations including; NKLA, Fixnation, Kitty Bungalow and Stray Cat…

Meet Lil BUB at Adopt & Shop Culver City

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Lil BUB is throwing a big party and it’s all going down at Adopt & Shop Culver City!

To help us kick off Adopt-a-Less-Adoptable Pet Week, special needs phenom Lil BUB will be having an exclusive meet & greet for her fans. 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to charity with 50% going to NKLA, and 50% to Lil BUB’s Big FUND at the ASPCA, which helps special needs shelter pets.
When? Saturday, September 20th at 4:00 p.m.
Where? Adopt & Shop: 4235 Sepulveda Blvd. Culver City, 90230 (MAP)
You can purchase tickets online here. For $50, you’ll get…

8 Ways to Work Like a Dog Today

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black miniature poodle

August 5th is National “Work Like a Dog” Day, so in honor of this prestigious holiday, we thought we’d share some friendly tips on how you can work like a dog and maintain a healthy, balanced life.
1. Be Energetic. Dogs have a lot of energy because they also get a lot of sleep. To ensure you feel well rested and energized throughout the day, get a good night’s sleep the night before with a doctor recommended 7-8 hours.

2. Be active. Dogs love to explore the great outdoors and expel their energy being active. If you’re short on time, …

Adopt & Shop Pups Celebrate Dogust the First!

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It’s that time of year again! Dogust the 1st, celebrated every August 1st, is the universal birthday for all shelter and rescue dogs with unknown dates of birth. Last year, our volunteers surprised our adoptable dogs at Adopt & Shop with some special treats and they loved it so much, we did the same this year for our Lakewood and Culver City pups.
Thanks to Daisy with Lucky Dog Bakery for baking these adorable mini birthday cakes!
Looking for something special to spoil your adopted pup with this dogust? Try our homemade dog cake or pupsicle recipes.…

“Life’s a Bark” Book Signing at Adopt & Shop Culver City

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"Life's a Bark" Banner

We are excited to announce a special event at our new Culver City store! Award-winning author, Larry Kay, will be in the (dog) house signing copies of his new book Life’s a Bark on Saturday, July 12th, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
From the author: “We always hear about what we teach our dogs: how we train them, how we shape them into our ways of living. The funny thing is, we think we’re teaching dogs, but they’re really teaching us… about big things like life and love. That’s the idea behind Life’s a Bark.”

Larry will also be giving…