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Orange County Cavy Haven's 4th Annual SoCal Pignic
Sunday, August 10
at 12:00pm - 4:00pm in PDT
Irvine Animal Care Center
6443 Oak Canyon,
Irvine, California 92618
Come join us as we celebrate piggies and piggy people at the Annual SoCal Pignic!! Attend our Pignic with your guinea pigs! Don't have guinea pigs? You are still welcome! There will be plenty of adoptable guinea pigs there for you to cuddle.
Enter your piggies in our fun Costume Contest and Veggie Eating contest. Shop at our Wheek Boutique for goodies for your guinea pigs and you!
Cavy Talk/Q&A with Dr. Ridgeway of Long Beach Animal Hospital!
Have a professional pet portrait of your guinea pigs done with Firelight Photography! www.firelightphotography.com
Visit our 'Kiss the Guinea Pig' booth and kiss a guinea pig for $1 donation to the rescue!
Come hungry! We will have a variety of lunch and refreshments options available for purchase. All proceeds go to the guinea pigs!
$6 for adults/$3 for children 12 and under Children up to 3 years old are free.
Parking is also free.
Health checks and grooming are included in price of admission. Both will be offered throughout the day.
Final Schedule will be announced closer to the event but we will be having our popular raffle and silent auction with $1000's of dollars worth of prizes!
Big thanks to our donors so far:
Adventure City of Anaheim, Adventure Plex of Manhattan Beach, Alex & Ani, Downtown Disney AMC Theatres, Anaheim Angels, Aquarium of the Pacific, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Beading Nutritionist, Bellacures, Bruxie, Busy Bunny, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Canvas on Demand, Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari, Christina Drago, Corepower Yoga, CVS, Dailey Method, Discovery Science Center, Disneyland, Earth Balance, Erin Condren, Firelight Photography, Flat Bonnie, GoCar Tours, Guinea Days Art Studio, The Guinea Potter, John Anson Ford Theatres, Hearst Castle, Holly Clark with It Cosmetics & Mario Badescu products, Hollywood Wax Museum and Guinness World Record Museum. Hornblower Cruises of San Diego, Ice House Comedy Club, Irvine Lanes, Irvine Park Railroad, LA Dancefit, La Stada Restaurant of Long Beach, Laguna Playhouse, Laser Quest of Fullerton, Laugh Factory of Hollywood, Laugh Factory of Long Beach, Lazy Dog Cafe, Linbrook Bowl of Anaheim, Lounging Leo, Magicopolis, Mingei Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Moonlight Stage Productions, Museum of Making Music, LA Natural History Museum, OEX Sunsey Beach, Outerwall/Redbox, Pacific Park of Santa Monica, Pasadena Playhouse, Peewee's Piggie Palace, Playstation (Sony), Planes of Fame Air Museum, Precision Pet Products, Pretend City Children's Museum, RA Yoga, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, RockinGreen Soap, Rubio's, Sender One Climbing & Yoga, Sky High Sports of Costa Mesa, Slater's 50/50, SoCal Curves, Spa Gregorie's of Newport Beach, SPIN! Pizza, Squishable, Tiny Prints, Unami Burger, Urban Plates, USS Midway Museum
Special thanks to our Emcee Corinne Dekker!
We are still in need of more donation items. If you can help, please send us a message! We can provide a charitable receipt.
If you would like to volunteer at our event, please send us a message as well!
An article about last year's Pignic:
Pignic Central for pignic info and etiquette: www.cavymadness.com/pigniccentral.html
Race for the Rescues
Please join my team at Race For The Rescues and help me raise funds to help save the lives of guinea pigs, dogs, cats and horses! By joining my team, you will get your very own personal fundraising page. With this page, you will be able to raise funds for this cause online! Together we can reach our goal! Our team needs you...what are you WOOFING FOR?
Team Cavy Haven…we wheek for those who can't speak!!
In the news
July 1, 2013
Small Animal Channel
Guinea Pig Pignic Sizzles With Excitement
With guinea pigs everywhere in sight, a kissing booth, contests and more, the third annual SoCal Guinea Pig Pignic delivered a fun-filled four hours for all who attended.
June 21, 2013
Small Animal Channel
Why The SoCal Guinea Pig Pignic Can’t Be Missed
A veggie-eating contest, a costume contest, a guinea pig kissing booth, more than $10,000 in prizes at the raffles and auctions, a veterinary Q&A – these are just some reasons this guinea pig event on June 30 is a must-see.