What’s a doggie dustup and how do I get invited to one?

What’s a doggie dustup and how do I get invited to one?

You wanna know what a doggie dustup is? It's a dog party, a shindig for pooches, a celebration for our beloved canine companions!  And, as luck would have it, one is happening this Saturday at Dolores Park.  "The Whole Enchihuahua", co-sponsored by the SF SPCA and 7x7, is THE event in San Francisco this Saturday, May 18, 2013. Consider yourself invited. It runs from 12:00-3:00 pm, which is the perfect time to walk over with a coffee in one hand and a bag filled with fluffy, buttery croissants … [Read more...]

San Francisco SPCA and Macy’s Unveil Holiday Windows

San Francisco SPCA and Macy’s Unveil Holiday Windows

The San Francisco SPCA and Macy's at Union Square have teamed up to yet again bring an insane amount of cuteness to downtown San Francisco for the Holiday season.  The Macy's San Francisco SPCA Annual Holiday Windows display* -- the one we all look forward to every year -- will be unveiled today, Friday November 16, at 5:00 pm at Macy's Union Square (corner of Stockton and O'Farrell).  SF SPCA Holiday Ambassadors, Mayor Willie Brown and 49ers running back LaMichael James, will do the … [Read more...]

Woof, Woof, Hooray ! Two Weekend Dog Events !

Woof, Woof, Hooray ! Two Weekend Dog Events !

In case you are wondering if any dog-related events are happening in San Francisco this weekend, and we know you are, please read on. Not Just for Bulldogs:  On Saturday, James Lick Middle School in Noe Valley, will hold their 1st Annual Bulldog Day & Dog Show fundraiser.  They're raising money for sports, the arts, field trips and other activities which have been affected by recent funding cuts. Seeing as how the Bulldog is the school's mascot, it makes sense that an entire day be set … [Read more...]

Noe Valley’s 8th Annual Harvest Festival – October 27, 2012

Noe Valley’s 8th Annual Harvest Festival – October 27, 2012

October is a month of festivals and fiestas!  The different neighborhood celebrations are one thing we look forward to every year in San Francisco - they are a real San Francisco treat!  As luck would have it, there is one happening this weekend and the timing is perfect.  We will all be needing a break before Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday and we have the perfect place to take it:  the Noe Valley Harvest Festival. Put on your finest orange and black and stroll down 24th Street on … [Read more...]

Raise a paw … err … a paddle for Muttville’s Moolah for Mutts Benefit

Joie de Mutt, Muttville's Fourth Annual Moolah for Mutts benefit, is almost here !  Join us on Saturday July 21st at The Laurent Studio to show your support for Muttville Senior Dog Rescue at this amazing event. This event has all the makings of a fabulous night out: helping senior dogs get a new beginning (San Franciscans love their animals!); enjoying yummy food and wine from  St. John Event Production; dancing the night away to DJSpacePug;  live cabaret and jazz with Candace … [Read more...]

Muttville’s Holiday Pop Up (Pup Up?) Adoption Shop !

I play favorites, I won't deny it.  I have a favorite taqueria, pizza joint (one on the West coast and one on the East coast, of course), bar, a favorite donut shop and a  favorite Animal Rescue Organization.  Muttville Senior Dog Rescue is my favorite Animal Rescue Organization in San Francisco.  This Potrero Hill-based organization does fantastic work and their dedication to saving senior dogs is incredible.  I have been lucky enough to be the guardian for 3 Muttville Seniors and another one … [Read more...]

Holiday Evening Stroll in Bernal Heights this Thursday, December 9th!

A little Elf told me about this awesome event in Bernal Heights and I just have to pass it on to our faithful readers (hello!)... there will be the first ever Holiday Evening Stroll in Bernal Heights on Thursday, December 9th from 6 to 9pm! 30+ local business are participating, there will be music, hot cider, cookies, BBQ and (drum roll please) a Holiday Dog Costume contest at fit Bernal fit .  I can't imagine any pooch looking cuter in their red and white Santa costume than our own Ms. GiGi,  … [Read more...]

Founder of San Francisco’s Muttville Senior Dog Rescue to receive the prestigious Jefferson Award!

Frances the Pomeranian is on summer holiday (not that she was ever a very prolific blogger), so I'm filling in as the blogger for all things canine in San Francisco and the Bay Area.  I wanted to share this wonderful news about Sherri Franklin, the founder of Muttville Senior Dog Rescue organization here in San Francisco that is very near and dear to my heart (we have 2 Muttville mutts at home!). Ms. Franklin has been awarded the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service. I can't think of … [Read more...]

Where the Dogs At? Best SF Neighborhoods for Dog Lovers.

Whether you're looking for a place to walk your dog in Bernal Heights San Francisco or are looking to avoid us avid (or is that rabid) dog lovers, this website is very helpful to find the best SF neighborhoods for dog lovers! With a map and description of San Francisco's local dog parks, you'll be in the know when it comes time to walk Fido. San Francisco Dog Park Information by Neighborhood: Bernal Heights Buena Vista Park Fort Funston Golden Gate Park Glen Canyon Alamo Square Dolores … [Read more...]

Muttville Dog Adoption Fair at CitiPets – Sunday, October 18th – 11am-3pm – West Portal

Some of Muttville's amazing pooches will be available for you to meet tomorrow, Sunday October 18th, 2009 from 11am-3pm. Consider fostering or adopting a senior dog. These dogs have a lot of spunk left in them and make fabulous companions! And you'll feel so good about giving a dog the life he or she deserves. View Larger Map I've had my Muttvillle guy for almost a year now and am fostering another. And, no, you don't need to foster or adopt a Pomeranian! Just because I'm obsessed with them … [Read more...]