Press Releases

Linda Tellington-Jones and the San Francisco SPCA Invite You to Enhance Your Relationship with Your Pet Through the Magic of TTouch

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

TT Touch, an animal training and communication method, was first popularized by Linda Tellington-Jones, PhD, in the 1970s. Tellington-Jones has received worldwide recognition for her pioneering approach to holistic and alternative healing. The Tellington Method utilizes a variety of techniques of touch, movement and body language to affect behavior, performance, and health, and to increase an animal’s willingness and ability to learn in a painless and anxiety-free environment.

San Francisco SPCA and Pets Unlimited to Merge Operations

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Today, the SF SPCA and Pets Unlimited announced a merger of two likeminded animal welfare organizations, creating a centralized animal care nonprofit that will significantly increase resources and enhance operations for the benefit of animals in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Find Your Soul Mate at the San Francisco SPCA’s Be Mine Adopt-a-thon Celebration

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Love is in the air, especially at the San Francisco SPCA’s Third Annual Be Mine Adopt-a-thon celebration February 13th to 16th! The celebration will include fee-waived adoptions all weekend, an open bar cocktail party, tattoos, food trucks, free dental health checks, a book signing, and animal behavior workshops.

San Francisco SPCA Animals Benefit from Maddie's Fund Treatable Assistance Program

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Today the San Francisco SPCA announced that 554 homeless animals had received assistance last year thanks to the Maddie's Fund Treatable Assistance Program (TAP). The TAP is a pilot program that helps northern California shelters find homes for senior animals, or those with treatable medical conditions, who were transferred from animal control shelters. The TAP provides a stipend when those animals are adopted, and in 2013 the SF SPCA received $419,300.

SFO and San Francisco SPCA Introduce the Wag Brigade

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the launch of a new program, titled “Wag Brigade,” to bring trained dogs into the Airport terminals to make passenger travel more enjoyable.

The San Francisco SPCA and Macy's Partner for 27th Annual Holiday Windows

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Celebrate the season by joining the San Francisco SPCA and Macy's for the 27th annual Holiday Windows event, where adoptable cats and dogs are showcased in Macy's holiday windows in Union Square. On November 22nd, at 5 p.m., the Windows will be unveiled on the corner of Stockton and O'Farrell Streets by cast members from Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon.

San Francisco SPCA to Expand Services to the Public

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
The San Francisco SPCA announced that starting August 5, 2013, it will be providing expanded services to the public in response to the reduction in San Francisco Animal Care and Control's hours of operation...

Stolen Kitten Returned to the SF SPCA

Friday, March 29, 2013
Shamrock. Kitten stolen from the SF SPCAUPDATE, 5:30 p.m. March 29: Great news! Shamrock, a 3-month-old female kitten, who was stolen from our shelter, has been returned to us! She's healthy, unharmed, and back just in time for her next vaccines. Thank you to the San Francisco Police Department and everyone who played a role in bringing her back.