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Ask A Vet: How Can I Stop Raccoons From Eating My Outdoor Fish?

Welcome to our weekly 'Ask a Vet from the SF SPCA' feature on 7x7.com. They've enlisted their Co-President, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, to answer your questions every week. Got a question for Dr. Scarlett? Ask away in the comments!

Q: My outdoor fish are being stalked by a crafty and cunning raccoon. The sashimi loving bandit has pulled apart three foam pre-filters and two water pumps. Should I just go ahead and leave out a little side dish of wasabi and soy?

Ask A Vet: Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Why dogs eat poop

Welcome to our weekly 'Ask a Vet from the SF SPCA' feature on 7x7.com. They've enlisted their Co-President, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, to answer your questions every week. Got a question for Dr. Scarlett? Ask away in the comments!

Q: Why do dogs eat poop? Is it true dogs eat poop because they have a vitamin deficiency?

Photos: 7x7 and SF SPCA's Pet Event in Hayes Valley: SF Dogma

 

On September 24, San Francisco's pet-izens hopped, trotted, flew and sauntered to Patricia's Green, the lovely strip of park in Hayes Valley on Octavia between Hayes and Fell, for SF DOGMA, a day to explore local arts, crafts and businesses—and to celebrate our city's uniquely dedicated love for our pets!

DOGMA Pet Poll Winner: See Who Repped Their 'Hood the Best!

In honor of tomorrow's DOGMA Street Fair and Pet Talent Show in Hayes Valley, we asked you to submit and vote on 24 San Francisco pets fiercely repping their 'hoods. And boy, were they a cute, furry bunch to look at. Every day at the office it was a struggle to decide who we'd vote for. After an avalanche of votes, there was, however, a clear winner.

Come Celebrate Local Businesses, Pet Adoptions & a Pet Talent Show at DOGMA in Hayes Valley!

Yeah, it's only Monday, but we're already thinking about the weekend. Why? Because thanks to the SF SPCA's bustling DOGMA street fair and pet talent show coming up on September 24 in Hayes Valley, it's going to be a heck of a good one. It's the perfect way to get outside and support local businesses and pet adoptions. So come on down and bring your dog, cat, lizard, rat, bird or guinea pig (any beloved critter in your life!) along to enjoy the day.

DOGMA Pet Poll Finalists: Who Repped Their 'Hood the Best? Vote Now!

Thanks to you, our dear readers, we were inundated this past week with hundreds of photos of your beloved pets faithfully repping their city for our SF SPCA-sponsored DOGMA street fair coming up next week on September 24th. It was tough narrowing them down but in the end, we chose pets that best stood for the glory of each of their neighborhoods. Most submissions were dogs, yes, but we've got a few kitties in there for all your feline fans too! Now it's up to YOU to vote for your favorite. Who most fiercely repped their 'hood?

Calling All Pet Lovers! Submit Your Pet to Our DOGMA Photo Contest

If there are two things we love most here at 7x7, they're San Francisco (and all its colorful 'hoods!) and animals of all shapes and sizes. Anytime the two worlds collide, it really gets us going. That's why we're proud to help our friends at the SF SPCA present DOGMA, a bustling Hayes Valley street fair and pet talent show on September 24th celebrating pet adoptions and local businesses. To kick things off, we're starting a photo contest featuring pets repping their neighborhoods.

Ask A Vet: Preventing Kitten Bladder Problems

Welcome to our weekly 'Ask a Vet from the SF SPCA' feature on 7x7.com. They've enlisted their Co-President, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, to answer your questions every week. Got a question for Dr. Scarlett? Ask away in the comments!

Q: What is a good way to help insure my kitten doesn’t end up with bladder problems later in life?

SF Design Center's Paw Parade: A Doggie Runway Show

Think your dog is a beauty queen trapped in a canine's body? Let your pup unleash her inner fabulosity at the SF Design Center's first annual Paw Parade on September 8th. It's a doggie fashion runway show in which all eyes will be on pets strutting their stuff in outfits and accessories made with the amazing fabrics and textiles from SFDC's world-class showrooms.

Ask A Vet: How To Relieve Anxiety in Pets During the Work Day

Welcome to our weekly 'Ask a Vet from the SF SPCA' feature on 7x7.com. They've enlisted their Co-President, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, to answer your questions every week. Got a question for Dr. Scarlett? Ask away in the comments!

Q: What is a good way to relieve anxiety in pets during the work day, and good products that will help with this?

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