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The Facts about Parvo

6 Must Haves For Your New Puppy

  Bringing a new puppy home is fun and exciting but if you want a well behaved puppy that doesn’t pee on your rug, chew your shoes and bark all night, you need to have these 6 must have's on hand. Neglecting to plan ahead can create bad habits that take a long time to [...]

We need You!

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This Valentines…

LoveIsIntheAir

We need your help in order to continue our important mission to help those with the greatest need. 100% of your tax deductible donation goes directly to providing much needed care to the dogs we rescue. 

Tis’ the Season for Giving

2015 brought many requests from shelters to rescue dogs with special medical needs. We know these are the animals that need us the most and rarely turn them away. We successfully treated 23 cases of PARVO, cleaned and extracted lots of teeth, and had many, many tests to help diagnose and treat a long list [...]

How to stop your dog from chewing furniture

    Why dogs chewBiologists tell us chewing is all about toning jaw muscles. Dogs no longer need to split bones and grind down marrow to survive, but the urge is hardwired into them. And into some more than others. Some dogs live to chew; others can take it or leave it. How often dogs [...]

Warning: Coyotes can injure or kill your pets

  It’s August in Southern California and that means pet owners have something very dangerous to watch out for, COYOTES. Coyotes rear their pups in the Spring, and by July coyote pups are hungry and on the move. Why does this matter to you? Coyotes are very capable of killing dogs and cats. In fact, [...]

Lovebugs Rescue 5 Year Anniversary Celebration

We could not think of a better way to acknowledge the lives we have saved, our dedicated volunteers, and all families we have helped complete along the way than with a big bash to celebrate, and boy did we ever! Over 200 people came out to whoop it up and help raise funds to continue [...]

LovebugsRescue Featured Pet: Tiffi

Breed: PoodleGender: FemaleAge Est: 5 1/2 yearsWeight: 12 lbs Fun-loving, fluffy gal, seeks a home for the holidays. You could never tell by looking at her sweet face, but Tiffi, is suffering from a broken heart. Not only did Tiffi lose her home when her owner passed away, but she also has a heart defect [...]

Visitors to the house

CONTRIBUTED BY: ALL ABOUT TRAINING DOGS The food has been prepared, the decorations have been hung and your Christmas dress is ready, but is there something you’re missing? Forgetting to teach Fido his party manners can turn any well behaved dog into a jumping, food stealing barking monster. So how do you fit dog training [...]

Date 01/01/2010

We will be showcasing some of our adoptable pets at Pussy & Pooch in Belmont Shores from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Pussy & Pooch 4818 East 2nd Street Long Beach, CA 90803 http://www.pussyandpooch.com    

Date 30/04/2011

Join us Saturday April 30, 2011 from 11:00 - 3:00 at the Brookfield Homes Colony Park Grand Opening in Anaheim. We will have all our available adoptables at this event, just look for our pink canopy. For more information see: http://www.livecolonypark.com/the-community/blog/

Date 05/06/2011

10th Annual Super Adoption Event Join us on Sunday June 5th for a big day of adoptions at the Irvine Animal Care Center 6443 Oak Canyon Road, Irvine, CA

Date 03/09/2011

WE ARE COLLECTING DONATIONS FOR OUR YARD SALE NOW - Come see our available Lovebugs at the Floral Park yard sale. This event takes place in the historical home and garden district of Santa Ana, where the entire city will be having yard sales. We will be having a lemonade and baked goods stand as [...]

Date 11-09-2011

10th Annual 9-11 5K Walk & Charity Event, to register for walk see: http://www.shbllp.com/?page_id=15 Find our adoptables under the pink canopy at this annual charity walk in remembrance of 9-11. This family event includes a 5K Walk, Pancake Breakfast, the In-N-Out food truck, a video game truck, and many vendor booths.

Date 12-11-2011

CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN: Pet Supply Adoptions, 10:00am - 2:00pm We will be showcasing our adoptable pets at Pet Supply in Fountain Valley. We will be honoring a special adoption fee of $150 on all dogs adopted from this event. 18545 Brookhurst Street Fountain Valley, CA 92708-6746 (714) 964-5585

Date 30-06-2012

Lovebugs is celebrating 2 years & over 350 Adoptions! Bring a delicious dish or snack to share for our potluck! Connect with other Lovebugs Rescue Families & reunite with Litter Mates! Meet our adoptable rescues. Get Family Portrait taken with your pets! During The Floral Park Freedom Fest & Summer Carnival Live music by Past [...]

Date 21-07-2012

Join us for adoptions at the Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group's (VSMG)2012 Pet Fair. Event is from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and will have local vendors and canine agility exhibitions. Look for our pink canopies and our adorable adoptables! Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group, Orange County 31896 Plaza Drive, Suite C-1 San Juan Capistrano, [...]

Date 25-10-2012

Good Day LA - News Event, Los Angeles Good Day LA will be featuring a some of our Lovebugs! The dogs will be modeling some of the latest Halloween fashions from Anything Canine Boutique in Laguna Beach.

Date 29-10-2012

KTLA morning segment - News Event, Los Angeles KTLA will have 3 live morning segments featuring our Lovebugs! We will be on location at D.O.G. Boutique in West Hollywood while our dogs show off some trendy Halloween costumes for 2012.

Date 01-11-2012

LoveShopGive Fundraising Event - Tustin Join us Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm LoveShopGive Boutique: 1382 Valencia Ave #G, Tustin, CA 92780. Enjoy wine, appetizers & getting a head start on your holiday shopping at Our LoveShopGive Event! LoveShopGive is proud to partner with Lovebugs Rescue in order to raise money [...]

Date 02-12-2012

Home for the Holidays - Irvine Join us and our adoptables for Irvine Animal Shelters annual Home for the Holidays event. Look for our pink canopy at the entrance. Event Time 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location Irvine Animal Care Center, 6443 Oak Canyon Road, Irvine 92618  

Date 15-06-2013

Join us for adoptions from 11:oo to 3:00 pm at Pet Country 22485 El Toro Rd. Suite A, Lake Forest, CA 92630 We will have our adorable Lovebugs available for adoption at the awesome Pet Country, "the health food pet store". Just look for our pink canopy out front the store!

Date 29-10-2013

Tune in to Good Day LA on October 29, 2013 to see our available Lovebugs dressed in their Halloween best! Sadie Murray (who has a Lovebug herself) will be on set live with our spooky critters. Estimated air time around 9:00 am, channel 11

Date 10-11-2013

1st ANNUAL ORANGE COUNTY RACE FOR THE RESCUES - Address: 6990 Marine Way, Irvine CA 92618 Time: Registration starts at 7am, Races begin at 8:30, event runs until 11:00 am Dress in PINK and join Lovebugs Rescue at the Great Park in Irvine on Sunday November 10, 2013. Even if you don't race, grab your [...]

Date 07-12-2013

Holiday Photo Fundraising Event Join us on December 7, 2013 for a fun filled doggie photo shoot with Kristina Lace! Please RSVP to mayra@poochsitter.com or call 714.633.4821 for a reservation.  

Date 14-12-2013

Join us for adoptions at Krisers in Newport Beach! We will have many adoptable dogs/puppies from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Krisers, 1044 Irvine Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Kriser's is an all-natural pet food store.

Date 19-01-2014

Fundraising Event: Dental Clinic with Animal Dental Care This is a non-anesthesia dental clinic for both dogs and cats. Cost is 90 dollars per animal, and a reservation is required. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Lovebugs Rescue. If interested in attending this clinic to get your pets teeth [...]

Date 25-01-2014

Join us for ADOPTIONS from 10:00 to 3:00, we will have all our Lovebugs at this event available for adoption. Please make a reservation if you'd like to participate in the photo shoot. Location: 2129 Greenleaf Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

Date 23-03-2014

Join us for Adoptions at the Lido Village Farmers Market from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Look for our pink canopy next to the Kriser's booth. Address is: 3400 Via Oporto, Newport Beach CA 92663

Date 31-05-2014

Join us at the OC Animal Care Pet Fair from 10:00 to 2:00, OC Animal Care � 561 The City Dr. � Orange, admission is free - we will have our available Lovebugs for adoption

Date 03-08-2014

Doggie (and cats too) Dental Clinic

Date 04-10-2014

2nd ANNUAL VILLA PARK DOG ADOPTION AND PET FAIR  Fall for a Lovebug! Join us for adoptions this Saturday, October 4 for the Second ANNUAL VILLA PARK DOG ADOPTION AND PET FAIR On the Corner of Lincoln Street & Wanda Road in Villa Park 9am - 12pm Come meet our Lovebugs and enjoy other vendors, [...]

Date 07-12-2014

8th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair Sunday, December 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Irvine Animal Care Center Admission 1 Dollar - Free Parking Featuring: 800 + adoptable dogs, cats, rabbits and more! Pet-related vendors and services Silent auction and opportunity drawings Low-cost microchips Free vet and trainer advice Gourmet food trucks and bake [...]

Will you be mine?

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Happy New Year!

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May your Days be Merry and Bright

Date 14-02-2015

I RUFF You adoption event Please join for an adoption event sponsored by RUFF Rescue and Top Dog Barkery. We will have our available Lovebugs available for adoption from 11:00 - 2:00 at Top Dog Barkery, Corona Del Mar Plaza, 924 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Date 04-04-2015

Coto De Caza's EGGstravaganza - Easter Egg Hunt & Morning Festival. PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT IS HELD BEHIND THE GATES OF THE PRIVATE COMMUNITY OF COTO DE CAZA. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE OUR ADOPTABLES, PLEASE ENTER THROUGH THE GATE OFF ANTONIO AND SAY YOU ARE WITH VENDOR LOVEBUGS RESCUE. Come visit our Lovebugs [...]

Date 21-04-2015

iHeartOC Giving Day on April 21-22, 2015 In celebration of their 25th anniversary, the Orange County Community Foundation is super-charging local giving by hosting Orange County's first-ever countywide giving day on April 21-22, 2015. Secure, tax-deductible donations will be accepted on iheartOC.org during a 30-hour period, and Lovebugs Rescue will be eligible to receive funding [...]

Date 30-05-2015

Barks, Biscuits, and Brew  BARKS, BICUITS, AND BREW Saturday, May 30 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. Grass area next to Wagsdale Dog Park in Ladera Ranch - Cecil Pasture Rd, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694

Date 07-06-2015

Irvine Super Pet Adoption Event - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 6443 Oak Canyon, Irvine, CA 92618 - look for our pink canopies at the grassy entrance Join Lovebugs Rescue and more than 50 animal care agencies and rescue groups at the Irvine Animal Care Center for Orange County's largest pet adoption event. More than [...]

Date 19-06-2015

FREE Spay and Neuter Day-Dia de esterilizacion y castracion GRATIS May 15 and June 19, 2015 15 de Mayo y 19 de Junio 2015 OC Animal Care 561 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868 Includes: Physical exam by licensed veterinarian, surgery, pain medication, DHP vaccine for dogs, registered microchip, rabies vaccine, and follow-up care [...]

Date 16-08-2015

The Dapper Dog Social The Dapper Dog Social is a community event that brings people and dogs together. DRESS TO IMPRESS - SUNDAY BRUNCH ATTIRE - FOOD - WINE - BEER - WORKSHOPS - VENDOR VILLAGE & MUCH MORE! $250 CASH PRIZES FOR SMALL DOG RACES - CONTESTS - BEST SINGER - BEST FAMILY ENSEMBLE [...]

Date 27-09-2015

TUSTIN TOYOTA RESCUE MONTH of September Event dates: September 13, 20, & 27th Lovebugs will have our adoptable Lovebugs available! Location: Tustin Toyota, 36 Auto Center Drive, Tustin, CA 92782 Time: 10:00 - 2:00 pm

Date 11-10-2015

Lovebugs Rescue 5 year Anniversary Party! Location: Madison Square Cafe, Laguna Beach, CA Time: 4 - 7 pm

Date 01-01-2016

PetSmart Bark in the New Year with a New Friend Join Lovebugs Rescue for Adoptions on Saturday January 9, 2016 There will be other rescue groups there along with Food, Face Painting, and Photo Booth! Saturday January 9th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: PetSmart Parking Lot, 1411 S. Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92832

Date 26-03-2016

2016 South County Pet Expo Look for our pink canopies and Lovebugs available for adoption! Location: 28000 Rancho Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92603 Event time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm

Date 24-04-2016

Adoption Event: Floral Park Home and Garden Tour This is a two day event, April 23rd and 24th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Come see us and our available Lovebugs at the Floral Park Home and Garden Tour. You do not have to purchase a ticket to shop at the vendors and to come [...]

Date 27-04-2016

I Heart OC Fundraiser Event At 6 A.M. April 27, 2016 to Noon April 28, 2016 give where your heart lives! Give to Lovebugs Rescue. Go to: https://iheartoc.org/npo/lovebugs-rescue/ to donate directly to Lovebugs Rescue and help us win BONUS Prizes being awarded during this 30-hour period on Giving Day.

Date 05-06-2016

10th Annual Super Adoption Event Look for our PINK canopies back between building 4 and the chip yard, next to the cooling station.

Date 14-07-2016

ADOPTIONS - with Pet Adoption Center of Orange County at L7 10th Anniversary Celebration and Yoga Lotus 7 Yoga Studio 22521 Avendia Empresa, STE 117, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 4 to 830 PM

Date 14-08-2016

Mobile Spay and Neuter clinic Sponsored by LOVEBUGS RESCUE

Date 24-09-2016

Tanka Farms Adoption Event & Farmers Market 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Located at: 5380 3/4 University Dr., Irvine, CA 92612

Date 23-10-2016

2nd Annual Tustin Toyota Tails Rescue Event Hosted by Letty B. and KIISFM, join us for adoptions, face painting, food trucks and much more! Location at Tustin Toyota 36 Auto Center Drive, Tustin, CA 92782 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Date 04-12-2016

Sunday, December 4 2016 6443 Oak Canyon, Irvine, CA 92618 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Please join us for the ninth annual Home for the Holidays Adoption event at the Animal Care Center. More than 50 pet rescue groups and animal shelters will bring more than 500 homeless dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals for adoption. The [...]

Happy Tail! Monte Becomes A Certified Therapy Dog.

From OC to Nevada, Monte Gives Back! When we met Monte at the Orange County shelter, we knew this adorable boy was special but we had no idea just how special he was.  Monte had been turned into the shelter and adopted only to be returned two weeks later by a family that was not [...]

Date 20-12-2016

LAST CHANCE to get those last minute holiday gifts and support a great cause! On Tuesday 12/20/16 g2g Designs will be hosting an open house with some of their beautiful handmade jewelry, and 10% of every sale gets donated to Lovebugs Rescue Join us from 12 - 6 at 461 Morning Canyon Road, Corona Del [...]

12 Dog Training Mistakes Owners Make – Part 1

CONTRIBUTED BY: ALL ABOUT TRAINING DOGS 12 Dog Training Mistakes Owners Make – Part 1 1. Keeping your new puppy indoors until they have had all of their shots. Early positive exposures (socialization) between the ages of 8 – 12 weeks is what the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, a large group of veterinarians, [...]

RECAP-Free Spay and Neuter Clinics a Success!

As part of giving back to the community, Lovebugs Rescue partnered with Lucy Pet Foundation and OC Animal Care to provide FREE spay and neuter clinics to 54 Orange County resident's pets. These clinics were 100% paid for by Lovebugs Rescue. Each registered animal became part of the pet overpopulation solution, which means less unplanned [...]

FUNDS NEEDED FOR QUINCY’S HEART SURGERY

We pulled Quincy off the euthanasia list last week from the shelter. This darling boy was diagnosed with a significant heart murmur (5 out of 6 per the shelter notes). We took him to the cardiologist for a more detailed work up and it turns out that Quincy has a birth defect called Patent Ductus [...]

MAX: A Story of Hope

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: ALL ABOUT TRAINING DOGS Max started his life as a very young Lovebugs puppy. At around 8 weeks old his new family found him and took him home to live happily every after. Max was so happy when he found out that he had four humans (mom, dad and two kids) and another [...]

Is your microchip registered?

If you have adopted a Lovebug, please make sure your microchip is registered and up to date. The first step is to have your dogs microchipped scanned by your vet. Verify that the chip number scanned matches the chip number on the adoption paperwork in your adoption folder. Lovebugs Rescue registers ALL AVID microchips for [...]

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Adopt a Lovebug today!

To view our adoptable pets, please click here.

Date 09-02-2017

Join us for a special event benefiting Lovebugs Rescue. Michael Nusskern Day of Shopping and Champagne. The RealReal will also give Lovebugs proceeds of donated luxury items sold via their website. To purchase RAFFLE tickets for our drawing, please do so at www.lovebugsrescue.org/DONATE and notate RAFFLE Cost is 20 for 1, 50 for 3 or [...]

Date 12-02-2017

Non Anesthesia Dental Clinic for both Dogs and Cats To secure an appointment time for this popular non anesthesia dental clinic, please email heather@lovebugsrescue.org and include your dog or cats name, your time preference and last name. The clinic location will be at a vets office in Tustin, dental services performed by Animal Dental Care. [...]

Date 11-03-2017

2nd Annual South County Pet Expo From 10 to 2 pm Adoptions, Food Trucks, Pet Parade and more! Look for our HOT PINK canopies. 28000 Rancho Parkway, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 The commons Greenbelt Lake Forest Sports Park

Dental Clinic

Non Anesthesia Dental Clinic for both Dogs and Cats To secure an appointment time for this popular non anesthesia dental clinic, please email heather@lovebugsrescue.org and include your dog or cats name, your time preference and last name. The clinic location will be at a vets office in Tustin, dental services performed by Animal Dental Care. [...]

Date 06-04-2017

Date 04-29-2017

Floral Home & Garden Tour Santa Ana, CA 10 - 4 More details coming!

Date 03-29-2017

SHOP for a CAUSE Fill your Easter basket and support a great cause! Join us on March 29th from 12 - 8 pm 2012 Seadrift, Corona Del Mar, CA  

Date 29-03-2017

SHOP for a CAUSE  Fill your Easter basket and support a great cause! Join us on March 29th from 12 - 8 pm 2012 Seadrift, Corona Del Mar, CA

Date 29-04-2017

Floral Home & Garden Tour 2121 Victoria Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92706 10 - 4 SATURDAY ONLY You do not need tickets for the tour to visit us on vendor row, look for our hot pink canopies

04-06-2017

11th  Annual Super Pet Adoption Event! Come on out THIS Sunday to meet our adoptable Lovebugs pooches! Look for our hot pink canopies at the grassy entrance to the event.

Date 26-07-2017

FUNDRAISING EVENT Glassbaby Trunk Show!

Date 05-11-2017

Date 11-11-2017

Come on out and meet our Lovebugs at Super Pets! We will be inside the store with our adoptables. Address: 1807 East Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92867 Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm

How to help your rescue dog settle in

Home introduction Step 1 When you arrive home, take your dog out for a walk or let him explore your enclosed backyard. Walks in the neighborhood should only be done when the dog has been fitted with a secure harness. Since this is his first time in his new neighborhood go slow and let him [...]

Date 11-02-2018

Non Anesthesia Dental Clinic for both Dogs and Cats To secure an appointment time for this popular non anesthesia dental clinic, please email heather@lovebugsrescue.org and include your dog or cats name, your time preference and last name. The clinic location will be at a vets office in Tustin, dental services performed by Animal Dental Care. [...]

Community Tree Lightning

Please join Lovebugs Rescue and the community of Orange Park Acres for their annual tree lighting and donation drive. We are asking for Donations of Pee Pads or gift cards to Pet Supply Stores.

Date 10-03-2018

ADOPTION EVENT: South County Pet Expo 10 - 2 RAIN OR SHINE! Look for our hot pink canopies. 28000 Rancho Parkway, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 The commons Greenbelt Lake Forest Sports Park

Monthly Adoption Event

Come on out and meet our Lovebugs at Super Pets! We will be inside the store with our adoptables. Address: 1807 East Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92867 Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Super Adoption Event

Super Adoption Event Join Lovebugs Rescue for adoptions at the Irvine Animal Care Center! Look for our hot pink canopies just inside the grassy entrance past the parking lot entrance. 10:00 - 3:00

Home for the Holidays

Join Lovebugs Rescue and many other rescue organizations for a big adoption day at the Home for the Holidays event. Look for our hot pink canopies in the parking lot just past the entrance to the event.

Meet and Greet with Lincoln Experience Center

Come see us from 12 - 4 at the Lincoln Experience Center in Fashion Island, Newport Beach. We will have some of our volunteers there with our adoptable pooches!