Events

The SF SPCA hosts a wide variety of events across the organization, including fundraisers, volunteer orientations, dog training classes, and youth programs (including summer camps, Community Service Saturdays, and more). View events for the coming months below: click on an event to view the complete description with details on how you can attend.

 

March 2013

 
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9:30 am
Summary

If you are in grades 6-12, join us behind the scenes at our animal shelter to help care for SF SPCA animals, learn more about responsible pet guardianship, and experience the satisfaction that comes from helping others.

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1:15 pm
Summary

A class for the Teenage Dog in your life. Do you have a teenage dog that has a LOT to learn?

Are you struggling with leash manners, impulse control, chewing and jumping up? Do you want your dog to learn the basics in a peer environment? Well, Adolescent Manners has the answer to all your “teenage parent” questions!

For dogs 4 months to 9 months old that missed out on Puppy Class...

2:30 pm
Summary

This 5-week class covers training essentials, including sit, down, stay, come, and loose-leash walking. First class is an orientation for people only–no dogs, please.

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4:00 pm
Summary

Animal Awareness programs, by design, are fun and encourage youngsters to consider the needs and feelings of others; the effects of their own actions; and their place in the world relative to other living beings.

6:15 pm
Summary

This class is six weeks of puppy fun! Puppies will learn general manners such as sit, down, coming when called, and playing nicely with others. We will also answer important questions such as, "How do I housetrain my puppy?", "How do I get my puppy to stop chewing on the couch?", and "How do I teach my puppy not to jump on people?" Puppy class is the most important class your dog will ever...

7:30 pm
Summary

Just the Basics with a tiny twist! This beginner-level training course is tailored for dogs that weigh 20 pounds or less. This unique course covers sit, stay, come, and walking on leash with a little dog focus in mind. In addition, students will learn valuable tips on keeping small dogs safe in the city and travel training.

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4:00 pm
Summary

Our shelter generally requires one to be 18 years of age or older to qualify to volunteer. However, we are able to extend the opportunity and privilege of joining our shelter cat or dog volunteer teams to mature, responsible, enthusiastic, and highly committed young adults.

4:00 pm
Summary

Our shelter generally requires one to be 18 years of age or older to qualify to volunteer. However, we are able to extend the opportunity and privilege of joining our shelter cat or dog volunteer teams to mature, responsible, enthusiastic, and highly committed young adults.

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4:00 pm
Summary

Animal Awareness programs, by design, are fun and encourage youngsters to consider the needs and feelings of others; the effects of their own actions; and their place in the world relative to other living beings.

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9:30 am
Summary

If you are in grades 6-12, join us behind the scenes at our animal shelter to help care for SF SPCA animals, learn more about responsible pet guardianship, and experience the satisfaction that comes from helping others.

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5:00 pm
Summary

Wondering what all the talk about K9 Nose Work is all about? Not sure you want to commit to a 6-week course, but curious to learn more? The 3-week mini class is designed to give participants a taste of this fun new scenting activity and sport, and will leave you with fun games to play with your dog indoors during the rainy season!

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6:15 pm
Summary

For graduates of puppy manners or equivalent, this course is designed to strengthen basic manners with an emphasis on the challenges of navigating through your puppy's adolescence. You will improve your pup's sit, down, come when called, and learn "leave it" and "go to your mat". Fun training exercises will teach you how to help your pup be more focused on you around distractions and not jump...

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6:15 pm
Summary

This 5-week class covers training essentials, including sit, down, stay, come, and loose-leash walking. First class is an orientation for people only–no dogs, please.

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6:30 pm
Summary

Puppy Movie Nights are great fun for dog-loving, pizza-eating, movie-watching kids! What better way to end the school week than getting cozy with canines, enjoying great pet movies, making friends with other young animal lovers, and snacking on pizza and popcorn at the SF SPCA? This is a special, fun-filled night for children and an opportunity for parents to enjoy an evening out by themselves...

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9:30 am
Summary

If you are in grades 6-12, join us behind the scenes at our animal shelter to help care for SF SPCA animals, learn more about responsible pet guardianship, and experience the satisfaction that comes from helping others.

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1:30 pm
Summary

This class is six weeks of puppy fun! Puppies will learn general manners such as sit, down, coming when called, and playing nicely with others. We will also answer important questions such as, "How do I housetrain my puppy?", "How do I get my puppy to stop chewing on the couch?", and "How do I teach my puppy not to jump on people?" Puppy class is the most important class your dog will ever...

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10:00 am
Summary

Preschool Story Time is a monthly program designed for children ages 3 to 5. SF SPCA Humane Educators read an animal-related children's book with a humane message at each session, and readings are followed by a craft or activity and an animal interaction. This program encourages preschool-age children to foster kindness and respect for animals.

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6:30 pm
Summary

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013, CLAW (Critter Lovers at Work), an all-volunteer support group of the San Francisco SPCA, will host the 17th Annual Bark & Whine Ball, San Francisco’s premiere event for dog lovers and their furry companions.

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10:00 am
Summary

Uncover your dog's hidden talents with our new Tricks class! You and your dog will learn a variety of fun tricks, including shake, wave, sit pretty, back up, pout, dance, take a bow, spin, play dead, and more!

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9:00 am
Summary

School is back in session! What could be a better way to spend your holidays than making friends, playing outrageous games, and hanging out with amazing animals who need your help?

9:00 am
Summary

School is back in session! What could be a better way to spend your holidays than making friends, playing outrageous games, and hanging out with amazing animals who need your help?

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7:30 pm
Summary

This 5-week class covers training essentials, including sit, down, stay, come, and loose-leash walking. First class is an orientation for people only–no dogs, please.

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11:15 am
Summary

This 5-week class covers training essentials, including sit, down, stay, come, and loose-leash walking. First class is an orientation for people only–no dogs, please.

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