This Saturday: World’s Largest One-Day Photo Project of Shelter Pets

LOS ANGELES – More than 1,200 shelter pets at the seven LA County Animal Care Centers will be ready for their close up on Saturday, July 13 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) when the largest photoshoot of shelter pets happens on one day.



The first-ever “Seen = Saved Adoption Event” will bring together 200 photographers to give exposure to all the shelter pets that are available for adoption. All adoption fees will be waived for the weekend.


Photographers will be creating profiles of every pet with photos, videos and a personal bio and posting them on The Petco Foundation and BOBS from Skechers are sponsoring the adoption fees for this event.


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Meet Valor! This handsome snugglepotamus is 5 years old, thinks he's a lapdog, and even knows basic commands! The icing on the cake? He will even heel on a walk! Seriously, he's like perfection in a sweet little grey package! Valor is available for adoption at @castaicanimalslaco – one of the 7 shelters we're partnering with next weekend during our Seen=Saved Los Angeles event with @sheltermetv . . #seenequalssavedla will unite over 200 photographers – like the amazing @maddies_pawse who took this shot of Valor – to photograph 1200+ animals throughout the Los Angeles County shelter system in ONE SINGLE DAY ❤ link in bio for more info!

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LA County Animal Care & Control is the largest animal control agency in the country with seven open admission shelters serving unincorporated Los Angeles County and 47 contract cities with a combined total population of over 3 million residents.


The seven Animal Care Centers include:

Downey Animal Care Center: 11258 South Garfield Avenue, Downey, CA 90242

Baldwin Park Animal Care Center: 4275 North Elton Street, Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Carson/Gardena Animal Care Center: 216 W. Victoria Street, Gardena CA 90248

Lancaster Animal Care Center: 5210 West Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93536

Palmdale Animal Care Center: 38550 Sierra Highway, Palmdale, CA 93550

Agoura Animal Care Center: 29525 Agoura Road, Agoura, CA 91301

Castaic Animal Care Center: 31044 North Charlie Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384


The “Seen = Saved Adoption Event” is a collaboration between Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control, Shelter Me, HeARTs Speak, Rita Earl Photography, Petco Foundation and BOBS from Skechers

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Steph Wasser

Steph has lived in NYC for 7 years, and knows all the best neighborhoods for dog watching. Currently, she's a mom to 15 plants and one sweet dog. She firmly believes there is nothing better in life than a wet snout.

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