Press Releases

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.


San Francisco SPCA Offering Reward for Information About Dog Killer

Monday, January 7, 2013
On December 28th, at approximately 5 p.m., a woman was mugged in the Tenderloin near Leavenworth and McAllister Streets. The San Francisco SPCA is offering a $500 reward to anyone who comes forward with information leading to the suspect's arrest and conviction.