Kibbles & Bits

1200 15th Street

April 3: Free Rabies Vaccinations & Dog License Sales at Duboce Park
Get your dog both a rabies vaccination and a city license to support ACC’s open-door animal shelter. Hosted by ACC and VIP Petcare Services, the clinic will be held at Duboce Park (2 Sanchez Street) from 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

April 15: Free Spay/Neuter Clinic
The Peninsula Humane Society teams up with ACC to offer free pet fixes for needy S.F. pet owners every third Thursday of the month. Pets will be accepted from 8–9 a.m. on a first-come first-serve basis. For more information, call 650-340-7022 ext. 387.

2500 16th Street

April 4: Mobile Adoption at the Union Street Easter Fair
Adoptable cats and dogs will be available at the SF/SPCA booth from 11 a.m. Stop by to visit the animals and receive free animal care and behavior advice.

April 18 & 25: Mobile Adoption at Catnip & Bones
Can’t make it to the SF/SPCA? The Mobile Adoption Outreach staff is bringing adoptable cats and dogs to Catnip & Bones (2420 Chestnut Street) from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Stop by to visit the animals and receive free animal care and behavior advice.

1 Zoo Road

Through April 4: Big Bunny’s Spring Fling
Hop on over to the zoo to explore the world of rabbits. Kids can get up close to pet the bunnies in the bunny patch (weather permitting), meet and take photos with Big Bunny, and plant and take home their own carrot seeds. One free child’s admission with paid adult for kids ages 4–14 who bring along their favorite plush bunny.

April 30: ZooFest 2010 is Wild about Parrots!
Flock to the zoo for a spirited evening gala in support of the Tropical Aviary renovation. To reserve your place under the stars, call 415-753-7054.


Extreme Mammals
April 3–Sept. 12
California Academy of Sciences
Visitors have a chance to see the biggest, smallest and most amazing mammals of all time. A whale that could walk? A bat the size of a bumble bee? Mothers who are pregnant for almost two years ... or just 12 days? Fossils and reconstructions alongside recent specimens and live animals will explore the surprising and extraordinary world of extinct and living mammals.

Through A Dog’s Eyes
April 21, 8 p.m.
Inspiring stories of people and service dogs and how they change each other’s lives, based on the book of the same name by Jennifer Arnold. Video trailer and channel schedule available at

Petchitecture 15
May 15, 6:30–10:30p.m.
Palace Hotel
Guests and their well-behaved canine companions will be treated to a gala evening benefiting PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support), including an exhibition of one-of-a-kind pet habitats created by local architects and designers. 415-979-9550 ext. 309,