Publications & Videos

View or download past issues of Our Animals magazine and recent Annual Reports, or watch our videos.

Preventing Problem Behaviors & Introducing Your Dog to New Situations

This video introduces the concept of “Classical Conditioning” and provides great tips for you and your dog!


Help save the lives of thousands of homeless cats each year by preventing overpopulation. If you see or hear feral cats, give us a call. We’ll trap, neuter and return them to their colonies. Find out more about our Community Cats Program.

Vision 2020

Vision 2020, our plan to end animal abandonment in San Francisco by 2020 addresses the three main reasons that animals end up in shelters: overpopulation, barriers to veterinary care. and behavioral issues.

SF SPCA Singalong

If you buy a puppy online, chances are it came from a puppy mill. Puppy mills are dog breeding “factories” that put profits ahead of dog welfare. Adopt from a local shelter or rescue group, or buy from a reputable breeder. Learn more about the reality of puppy mills.

Hawaiian Shirt

Pet condoms? Oh, yeah.

Puppies in a Newspaper Bin?

There are lots of great dogs out there who need loving homes. Know where yours comes from. Don’t buy from a puppy mill. Puppies bought online overwhelmingly come from mills that force breeding under terrible conditions. Adopt locally, share these videos and learn more about puppy mills.

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