SF Dogma: An SF SPCA Event in Support of Pet Adoptions


On Patricia's Green in Hayes Valley: Octavia Blvd. between Hayes and Fell | September 30, 2012 | 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

SF Dogma: AN SF SPCA Event in Support of Pet Adoptions

Join the second annual festival of petcentricity, in the heart of the City. Meet local artisans, merchants, and proprietors of all things pet-related. Enter your critter in the popular and fiercely competitive talent competition. It's one of our liveliest street fairs where petlovers come to meetup, catchup—and possibly pickup a new furry friend: save a life, change the world, have a ball.


  • Meet Dr. Rob West, DVM of the world-class San Francisco SPCA Veterinary Hospital, offering advice on how to get your pet back in balance with the help of acupuncture.
  • Happy Hounds Massage will be on hand to walk you through the benefits of doggie massage. Just $1/minute and proceeds go to rescue doggies!
  • Need a little tune up for yourself? Let the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine treat you to an ear acupuncture treatment.
  • Meet your friends and neighbors and sign up for the City’s only dog –sitting co-op: City Dog Share!
  • Say hello to our friends from Pet Food Express and find out how they support SF’s rescues as well as the health of your pet
  • Become a Zipster! Meet our dog-friendly friends at Zipcar. Need a free cat carrier for your next zip trip to the vet? Just ask!
  • What’s the best resource for travelling with your dog? Come meet our friends from DogTrekker.com
  • You and your pooch will drool over the beautiful clothes and accessories from Mijo & Bambi and Wildebeest
  • Find out about Wag Hotels, the city’s premier hotel – for cats & dogs and get a free day of All Day Play!
  • Find out what’s new with the San Francisco Parks Alliance.  
  • And so it doesn’t all go to the dogs…
  • Meet Howie & Friends, an interactive cat book


  • Lots of furry, feathered and fuzzy animals will be available for adoptions from:
  • San Francisco SPCA – Adoptions at DOGMA are FREE from 12-4 p.m. from the SF SPCA!
  • San Francisco Animal Care and Control
  • Muttville Senior Dog Rescue
  • Loup Garou
  • San Francisco Chihuahua Meetup
  • SaveABunny
  • MickaCoo Pigeon  & Dove Rescue

Don’t forget about the talent show! We know there are lots of talented animals out there (dogs, cats, birds, whatever you’ve got)! And, we’re easy, so a stellar costume works too! At stake, bragging rights and amazing prizes from: Timbuk2, Wag Hotels, Happy Hounds Massage, Wag Hotels, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Zipcar, Mijo & Bambi, Wildebeest, Chronicle Books, Nuena Photography and the San Francisco SPCA! Strut your pet’s stuff in front of our panel of esteemed judges including: SF District 5 Supervisor Olague, Uptown Almanac’s Kevin Montgomery, Greg Jenkins of Brunswick Group and Harper Clementz, a student at the French-American School in Hayes Valley and one of the SF SPCA’s brigade of young animal advocates!

Click on the photo below to see all the adorable action from last year's Dogma!

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