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Recent SF SPCA Press Releases

SF SPCA Partners with SFMOMA for Pet Portraits

SF SPCA Announces Inaugural Awards Program

Statewide Veterinarian Shortage

The SF SPCA and United Airlines Give Puppy a New Home

San Francisco SPCA and Macy’s 36th Annual Holiday Windows

San Francisco SPCA Announces New Workforce Development Program, #ThanksToMaddie

San Francisco SPCA Celebrates New Community Veterinary Clinic in the Excelsior District


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SF SPCA in the News

SF Examiner                                                                                                                   Hit Netflix Documentary Features Brilliant SF Cat Behaviorist

Dr. Wailani Sung, director of behavior and welfare programs at the San Francisco SPCA, is the subject of a kid-friendly Netflix documentary, “Inside the Mind of a Cat,” which recently made it into the streaming service’s Top 10.

The Atlantic
Purring Is a Love Language No Human Can Speak

A purr is warm tea, a roaring fire, and fresh-out-of-the-oven cookies, all rolled into a fleece-lined hug; it is the auditory salve of a babbling brook; it is coffee brewing at dawn. It is emotional gratification incarnate—a sign that “we’ve made our pets happy,” which just feels darn good, says Wailani Sung, a veterinary behaviorist at the San Francisco SPCA.

SF Chronicle
Good news for pet owners: This S.F. neighborhood is no longer a ‘vet desert,’ as a new clinic opens

A community veterinary clinic that provides low-cost services to residents of San Francisco’s southeast neighborhoods has opened its doors in the Excelsior district. The new clinic is part of ongoing efforts at the San Francisco SPCA to fill a void of veterinary care in SF neighborhoods by providing low-cost services to underserved pet owners and their animals.

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