Empowering pet owners and local communities to
reduce abandoned animal populations through spay
& neuter, pet retention & reclamation, and education.

We need your help. They need your love.

Past Events: Photos & Videos

DTLA’s Dog Day Afternoon: July 13, 2016

BAF was honored to receive the “Top Dog” Award at the 10th Annual Dog Day Afternoon gathering in Downtown LA. The community-building event brings together residents and their four-legged friends for music, food, and more. Read the full story and watch video, here.

Shane’s War Adoption Week: April 29-May 7, 2016

Bark Avenue along with a number of community partners and the Downey Shelter delivered a mega-adoption event spanning a week, which found 350 shelter pets forever homes!

World Spay Day Event: February 17, 2016

Councilman Nestor Enrique Valencia of the City of Bell chose to bring his new pup to be altered at our clinic in Cudahy-Bell Gardens on February 17, and he also presented Bark Avenue Foundation and Shelter Me with a Certificate of Recognition!


 


“Light Up the Season” with Disney:

Bark Avenue Foundation was honored to be invited to Disney Studios’ “Light Up the Season” event with adoptable dogs where 32 dogs found forever homes!

Shelter Me Premiere & VIP Reception: September 29, 2015

Drag Queen Bingo, was a HUGE success, not to mention a lot of fun. We were so honored to have Greg Louganhis as our celebrity name-caller. He just “dove” right in with a smile (did you see what I did there? He DOVE right in). What a good sport! Can’t wait till next year!!

Sleepover at the Shelter: June 12-13, 2015

Sleepover at the Shelter was a 24-hour volunteer event to promote shelter pets. The super adoption on the second day allowed more than 100 animals to be placed out of the Downey Animal Care Center!

Drag Queen Bingo: June 10, 2015

Hamburger Mary’s Drag Queen Bingo, was a HUGE success, not to mention a lot of fun. We were so honored to have Greg Louganhis as our celebrity name-caller. He just “dove” right in with a smile (did you see what I did there? He DOVE right in). What a good sport! Can’t wait till next year!!