Latest San Francisco SPCA Stories

2011-10-21 19:25:00

The SF SPCA is one of 49 finalists for 7x7 â˜s annual San Franciscoâs Favorite Charities contest. Vote to honor the SF SPCA with the top spot and the $10,000 check that comes with it. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 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...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

SF SPCA is featuring the work of local printmaker Xavier Viramontes as the first artist to exhibit in the new Leanne B. Roberts Animal Care Center Gallery. An artist's reception will be held on August 11th. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 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...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

SF SPCA exceeded their goal of fixing 9,000 cats and dogs in a one-year period. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 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...

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Festive, dog-friendly cruise to support local children and canines. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) May 12, 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...

2011-04-23 00:00:31

SF SPCA to provide free spay and neuter procedures for Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes throughout May. The organization is also extending its $100 adoption offer for dogs under 20 pounds. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 22, 2011 The San Francisco SPCA has announced that it will offer free spay and neuter procedures for Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes for the entire month of May in an effort to curb overpopulation and abandonment of these adorable dogs. To kick-off the month-long...

2011-04-04 08:48:00

MUSCATINE, Iowa, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three of Texas' largest animal rescue groups are gearing up for a social media driven campaign that will benefit shelter cats with the click of the mouse. World's Best Cat Litter(TM) is bringing its GiveLitter(TM) initiative to Texas in an effort to donate thousands of pounds of much-needed cat litter to the SPCA of Texas in Dallas, Citizens For Animal Protection in Houston and the Austin Humane Society! The GiveLitter(TM) initiative makes...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'