This is the Intersection of Love and Adoption in San Francisco


RESOLVED, That there shall be an honorary naming of "Rescue Row" in recognition of the valuable contributions that these organizations make to the lives of San Francisco's animals and the city as a whole

This Saturday, May 31, kicks off the fifth year of Maddie's Pet Adoption Days. In San Francisco we'll also be celebrating the naming of Rescue Row -- where I met my family all those years ago at the San Francisco SPCA.

Come join us!


For more details on the grand reopening, visit

For more information about San Francisco pet adoption, call the San Francisco SPCA at (415) 522-3500 or visit

Through associations with shelters and other animal organizations, Muttville finds senior dogs that have been given up and are not likely to find adopted homes. For more information, visit

Family Dog especially loves to save "underdogs" -- dogs born deaf, blind, or physically disabled -- we call them our Miracle Dogs. For more information, visit

SF ACC responds to animal related emergencies 24/7 including animal abuse and neglect as well as matters of public safety. For more information, visit


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Why adopting an elderly dog is a great choice to make!

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Do you need a reason to make adoption your first choice? How about three wonderful reasons? Meet this sweet family that includes three dogs, all of whom were senior sweethearts when they were adopted by Mark and Mary Ann Behme. 


Watch the video and consider making adoption your first choice when adding to your family. Learn more about the Shelter Pet Project

And while you're thinking about what family means to you, November is Adopt a Senior Dog Month. Consider sharing your home with an older dog.

Older dogs find pleasure in the simple things

This is my happy dog face.

Older dogs may not be able to chase birds at the beach anymore. Napping may be a higher priority than digging in the garden for an old bone. Chilling out at home is more fun than long road trips.

Pleasure can be simply catching some new and savory smells from a neighbor's I am right now. Click and watch five seconds of how a senior dog rolls...

As an older dog, I love hanging out with my family more than ever!