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It is another beautiful day here in Southern California and I have a treat for you all. Here is a first look at tonight’s Pets Night at Santa HQ (@ Thousand Oaks Mall), sponsored by HGTV.


Three more Pets Nights (5pm-8pm) are coming soon so don’t miss out on the fun and memories.
November 29 || December 6 || December 13

Pet Friendly Tips:

Remember that on pet nights there will also be children and families in attendance eager to see Santa too. So stay considerate of your pets’ needs and the needs and hustle bustle around you of the shoppers and fellow Santa fans.

Most Pet Friendly Entrance:

Also the best way inside for your pets will be through the parking structure entrance near the food court.

Giving Back:

Shoppers are invited to bring an unwrapped toy for Help Through Holiday Giving. The Oaks will be donating these toys to the Children’s Services Auxiliary of Ventura County.

Photo Special:

Early bird photo packages are available starting at $39.99 and as an added bonus guests who pre-purchase a photo package can make a reservation with the Big Man at


p.s. thank you The Oaks and Vet’s Here for spoiling my doggy for his first *real* Christmas season in America after all the horrors he faced in Thailand.
The Joyous Living: SantaHQ Allows Your Furry Friends to Meet Santa at The Oaks Mall