We enjoy our event every year. It's a chance to reconnect with our extended family, which means a great deal to all of us. Thank you to those who came!
Left: Riley and a his family won some great prizes and had fun in the process. This wonderful family adopted him even tho he has a severely deformed front leg. His sweetness makes up for it!
Right: Kyra Sundance and her dogs showed us some of the amazing tricks we can all teach our dogs. "Do More With Your Dog".
Costume contests are a hit and people really went all out this year. We had some really amazing prizes to go with them.
Left: Milo dressed up as a policeman and his papa (not shown) is dressed a prisoner.
Right: Chelsea dressed as the Topango Pig. She is a Hearing Dog who has watch her young man grow up.
Our annual get together with families and the dogs they adopted from our program.
Left: Tracey and her Service Dog, Blaze, are Clemson Rugby players.
Right: Liberty is dressed as the baby and the baby is dressed as a dog. How cute!
Every year we host this get-together as an opportunity to visit with the people who have adopted dogs from our foundation. Hearing Dogs and Career Change Dogs stay in our hearts forever and we truly appreciate this chance to see how happy they are with their new families.
Left: Lacey dressed as a 'lacey-sourous' gave it her best shot in the 'bobbing for hotdogs' game.
Right: We had various costume contests. This guy puts a lot of thought into their costumes every year and never ceases to amaze us with what he comes up with. This year...Star Wars!
"Dancing with the Dog" members demonstrated the fun you can have with your dogs by dancing with them. Choreographed steps put to music. The crowd loved it! This was also an opportunity to bring attention to the "Four Legged Friends Foundation".
Left: This dog was once very shy and insecure. Learning to dance, and showing off to crowds has done wonders for his confidence.
Right: Rescued dogs of all shapes and sizes enjoy this opportunity to share time with their person. The biggest challenge for this little dog was to keep her from visiting with the audience, but she did great!
The event drew large numbers of people. The shelter officers were able to show off the amazing animals they have available.
Left: There are dogs of all sizes and breeds to choose from.
Right: Mixed breeds, purebreds, cats and horses...there are plenty of wonderful animals to see at the Ventura County Animal Shelter.
Rescue Me, Inc hosted an adopt-a-thon at the Ventura County Animal shelter. There was music, vendors, demonstrations and a silent auction.
Left: As a sponsor of the event, we had a booth where we could highlight our programs and our dogs for adoption.
Right: Various groups demonstrated the many fun things that can be done, and are being done with animals.
Career Change Dogs and Hearing Dogs, and their new families, enjoy the opportunity to mix and mingle and, of course, endulge in some good ol' fashioned fun!
Left: Jester explores the contents of his find.
Right: Hearing Dog Amber reaps the rewards of her treasure!
Plastic eggs filled with yummy dog treats were hidden on our hill for the dogs to find.
Left: Everyone lined up ready to start the hunt!
Right: Toby, aka Sal, was pretty pleased with his find!