The San Francisco SPCA offers tours of our facilities, starting at 250 Florida Street.  A tour provides an opportunity to learn about the services the SF SPCA offers, as well as see firsthand the hundreds of animals in need of permanent, loving homes.

  • There is a monthly tour scheduled on the third Friday of every month 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. If you would like to come on this tour, please RSVP to  We will meet in Maddie’s Adoption Center at 250 Florida Street.
  • If you are organizing a tour for a group, please follow these instructions:
    • If you are a donor to the San Francisco SPCA, please call 415-554-3029
    • If you are a member of the animal welfare community, please call 415-522-3520
    • If you are organizing for a youth group, please visit our Youth Programs Tours page.
    • If you are a member of the community, please email us at

In order to help us best serve the community, we have developed some tour guidelines:

  • The minimum age for tour participants is 5 years old
  • Tours are generally provided free of charge; however, monetary and in-kind donations are always appreciated. Click here to donate.
  • For groups larger than 12 and those coordinated as part of a tour group, we need at least six weeks advance notice and there may be a per-person fee.
  • Tours last from 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Group chaperones must make appropriate arrangements for individuals with allergies.

If you want to schedule a larger group, please email

Please understand that a staff member or volunteer might not be available to provide a tour if you do not have an appointment or you want to come at a specific time. You are always welcome to visit the public areas of our shelter during regular business hours. View the Adoption Center hours.

We hope to see you soon!