Events

The SF SPCA hosts a wide variety of events across the organization, including fundraisers, volunteer orientations, dog training classes, and youth programs (including summer camps, Community Service Saturdays, and more). View events for the coming months below: click on an event to view the complete description with details on how you can attend.

 

September 2012

 
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6:15 pm
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For graduates of Just the Basics 2 or equivalent, this class is designed to build RAPID, reliable responses from your dog. Distance and motion will be added to behaviors your dog learned in JTB 1 and 2 as well as introduction of off-leash work. Behaviors covered will include: sit/down from a distance and different positions, moving downs, drop on recall, off-leash heeling, out of sight stays....

7:30 pm
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AKC Rally 2 is for those that have successfully completed Rally 1. Teams will practice fine tuning their skills learned in Rally 1 as well as learn AKC Advanced and Excellent signs. Teams will learn how to take their obedience to the next level and get plenty of practice completing Advanced level courses. This is an intermediate to advanced class which requires that your dog has a strong basic...

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7:30 pm
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Now it's time for fun! Capitalize on the foundation skills you learned previously to sample some fun activities for you and your dog in a controlled environment.

Advanced Reactive Rover continues creating relaxed, focused dogs in the face of their triggers. Skills will be reinforced through challenging, fun exercises while working in a demanding environment. We will also be improving...

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9:30 am
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If you are in grades 6-12, join us behind the scenes at our animal shelter to help care for SF SPCA animals, learn more about responsible pet guardianship, and experience the satisfaction that comes from helping others.

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6:15 pm
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If your dog is reactive or fearful, you need to be able to shift her attention to focus on you. This course is designed to teach you how to use focus commands in various situations.

7:30 pm
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Does your dog shiver, pant, jump, whine or bark every time you try to leave him? This course is designed to help you teach your dog to be more independent.

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1:00 pm
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Come on down to the San Francisco SPCA Adoption Center for a weekend-long adoptathon.

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9:30 am
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If you are in grades 6-12, join us behind the scenes at our animal shelter to help care for SF SPCA animals, learn more about responsible pet guardianship, and experience the satisfaction that comes from helping others.

10:00 am
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Come on down to the San Francisco SPCA Adoption Center for a weekend-long adoptathon.

10:00 am
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This 5-week class covers training essentials, including sit, down, stay, come, and loose-leash walking. First class is an orientation for people only–no dogs, please.

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10:00 am
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Come on down to the San Francisco SPCA Adoption Center for a weekend-long adoptathon.

1:30 pm
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This class is six weeks of puppy fun! Puppies will learn general manners such as sit, down, coming when called, and playing nicely with others. We will also answer important questions such as, "How do I housetrain my puppy?", "How do I get my puppy to stop chewing on the couch?", and "How do I teach my puppy not to jump on people?" Puppy class is the most important class your dog will ever...

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10:00 am
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Preschool Story Time is a monthly program designed for children ages 3 to 5. SF SPCA Humane Educators read an animal-related children's book with a humane message at each session, and readings are followed by a craft or activity and an animal interaction. This program encourages preschool-age children to foster kindness and respect for animals.

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6:30 pm
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Puppy Movie Nights are great fun for dog-loving, pizza-eating, moving-watching kids! What better way to end the school week than getting cozy with canines, enjoying great pet movies, making friends with other young animal lovers, and snacking on pizza and popcorn at the SF SPCA? This is a special, fun-filled night for children and an opportunity for parents to enjoy an evening out by...

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9:30 am
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If you are in grades 6-12, join us behind the scenes at our animal shelter to help care for SF SPCA animals, learn more about responsible pet guardianship, and experience the satisfaction that comes from helping others.

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1:45 pm
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This 5-week class covers training essentials, including sit, down, stay, come, and loose-leash walking. First class is an orientation for people only–no dogs, please.

3:00 pm
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This class is six weeks of puppy fun! Puppies will learn general manners such as sit, down, coming when called, and playing nicely with others. We will also answer important questions such as, "How do I housetrain my puppy?", "How do I get my puppy to stop chewing on the couch?", and "How do I teach my puppy not to jump on people?" Puppy class is the most important class your dog will ever...

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12:00 pm
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Dogma: Live in SF, Love in SF
Sunday, September 30, Noon – 4 p.m.

On Octavia Street between Hayes and Fell

Join us for the best of SF: dogs, cats, crafts, and more. Design a pet-related item and submit it to 7x7.com/sfdogma. FREE, No RSVP needed.