The San Francisco SPCA has confirmed the presence of parvovirus in the Occupy SF camp. Parvo is a highly contagious and often fatal disease that mostly affects young dogs and puppies under the age of six months. A dog named "Hope" contracted the disease at Occupy SF and is currently receiving medical attention in the SF SPCA Veterinary Hospital at the Leanne B. Roberts Animal Care Center.
San Franciscans are Voting to Make the SF SPCA San Francisco's Favorite Charity sponsored by PG&E and 7x7
The San Francisco SPCA, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of animals, has a shot at being awarded $10,000. Of the hundreds of non-profits in San Francisco, 7x7 readers nominated the San Francisco SPCA as one of the 49 contenders to win a $10,000 prize provided by PG&E. The SF SPCA is calling on all supporters of the SF SPCA to help them win the top spot by voting at http://www.7x7.com/san-franciscos-favorite-charities-vote-top-49.
JOIN KIMPTON HOTELS, SAN FRANCISCO’S PET-FRIENDLIEST HOTEL COLLECTION, AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL HOWL-O-WEEN YAPPY HOUR AND PET COSTUME EVENT, BENEFITING THE SF SPCA
The San Francisco SPCA is pleased to announce its first art exhibition/benefit at the Leanne B. Roberts Animal Care Center Gallery, entitled “Characters, Friends and Neighbors.” This new endeavor will get art on the walls of the beautiful facility, feature a diverse group of local artists, and most importantly support the SF SPCA’s mission. 25% of all art sales from the exhibitions will go directly to the SF SPCA.
The San Francisco SPCA is proud to announce that they surpassed the goal of 9,000 spay and neuter surgeries on cats and dogs between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011, the SF SPCA fiscal year. It was an ambitious goal and one which required the SF SPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic to operate seven days a week, 52 weeks of the year, with at least one surgeon and six support staff members each day. Accomplishing this goal is part of their strategic plan to end overpopulation of animals in San Francisco.
At the recent MTV Movie Awards Style Lounge, P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle And You) presented celebrities with their award-winning line of pet beds and in return asked for help raising money for animals in need. Over 100 stars from today’s biggest TV shows (including Glee, True Blood, and The Office) and movies (Twilight, I Am Number Four and The Proposal) autographed one of two beds from P.L.A.Y.’s Artist Collection.
Every day, millions of dogs and cats perk up their ears at the sound of their owners arriving at the door, and jump up to greet their humans with wagging tails and happy purrs. But what will they do if their owner doesn’t appear? The San Francisco SPCA knows the importance of planning in advance to provide for their animal’s care in case something should happen, and they will host a seminar, “Estate Planning for You & Your Pet” to teach pet owners how to plan their beloved pet’s future.
The San Francisco Pride Parade is going to the dogs: among all the rainbows and leather, a contingency of pet lovers will be marching with animal companions who have a message for all the proud GLBT people who have room in their hearts and their homes: “Take me home tonight.” The San Francisco SPCA, together with Muttville, Animal Care and Control, Family Dog Rescues, and Saving Grace Rescue, are proud to march in the SF Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26th, 2011.
Family dogs are invited to be furry first mates on Sunday, June 12, when Hornblower Cruises & Events holds its annual Dog Day on the Bay cruise. The popular event is the one time each year that dogs cruise free with their owners, and this year’s cruise navigates new philanthropic waters by benefitting the San Francisco SPCA’s Puppy Dog Tales Reading Program for the first time.