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Emergency Veterinary Care

List of veterinary clinics and hospitals that offer emergency services:
All Animals Emergency, 1333 9th Avenue, 415-566-0531
Pets Unlimited, 2343 Fillmore, 415-563-6700 (open 24/7!)
San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, 600 Alabama, 415-401-9200

Veterinary & Health Info

List of veterinary clinics and hospitals:
All Animals Emergency, 1333 9th Avenue, 415-566-0531
All Pets Hospital, 269 South Van Ness, 415-861-5725
Arguello Pet Hospital, 530 Arguello, 415-751-3242
Avenues Pet Hospital, 2221 Taraval, 415-566-0530
Balboa Pet Hospital, 3329 Balboa, 415-752-3300
Blue Cross Pet Hospital, 1386 Golden Gate, 415-931-5550
Healthy Pets Veterinary Hospital, 373 West Portal, 415-742-5961
Irving Street Veterinary Hospital, 1434 Irving, 415-664-0191
Mission Pet Hospital, 720 Valencia, 415-552-1969
Ocean Avenue Veterinary Hospital, 1001 Ocean Ave., 415-586-5327
Park Animal Hospital, 1207 9th Avenue, 415-753-8485
Pets Unlimited, 2343 Fillmore, 415-563-6700 (open 24/7!)
San Francisco Pet Hospital, 1371 Fulton, 415-931-8312
San Francisco SPCA Veterinary Hospital, 201 Alabama, 415-554-3030
San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, 600 Alabama, 415-401-9200
Seven Hills Veterinary Hospital, 5264 Diamond Heights, 415-642-7200
Sunset Veterinary Hospital, 3741 Noriega, 415-753-2884
Wags ´┐Żn Wellness Holistic Therapies, 415-891-9247

Training & Behavior Resources

dogTec - They offer one-on-one consulting, business tools and services tailored to dog professionals, workshops and dog walking certification, 510-525-2547
Marin Humane Society - Improving the lives of animals and people through advocacy, education, and support, 415-883-4621
Pet Tech - the first international training center dedicated to CPR, First Aid & Care for dogs and cats, 760-930-0309
Sirius Puppy Training - Founded by Dr. Ian Dunbar in 1981, Sirius was the first to offer puppy classes. Dunbar revolutioned the world of pet dog training with positive reward based training methods. Sirius offers several classes from puppy basics to basic manners and obedience.
SF Puppy Prep - Aishe and Steff are "the" puppy experts! From daycare to classes to puppy social hours and in-home puppy consulting, they cover it all. I refer all puppies to them without hesitation and have always received excellent feedback. You won't be disappointed!

Products & Shopping

The best selection of dog-related books can be found at; they have stuff the big retailers don't have.

Dog Parks & Travel

SF Recreation & Park Department's official list of off-leash dog play areas.
Dog Friendly - Providers of travel guides for dog owners. They help you find places that people and dogs can enjoy together.

Adoption & Rescue Organizations

Muttville - The mission of Muttville is to find loving homes for wonderful senior dogs. Their photo gallery melts my heart every time.
Hop Along & Second Chance Animal Rescue
The Milo Foundation
Grateful Dogs Rescue
Give Me Shelter Cat Rescue
The Border Collie Rescue
The Pet Finder
The Marin Humane Society

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General / Miscellaneous

Animal Care & Control, 1200 15th Street, 415-554-6364. Contact them to report a lost dog, or to adopt a dog. Did you know that you can get a dog license online?
San Francisco SPCA, 2500 16th Street, 2500-16th Street, 415-554-3000. They offer FREE behavioral/training info! They also have an adoption center, and lots of useful stuff for the SF dog/cat owner.

Other Cool Websites:

Pro Pet Hero online first aid and CPR class for pets.
Nuena Photography exceptional, local pet photography.
The Rolling Dog Ranch Animal Sanctuary rescues and shelters disabled animals.
Best Friends Animal Society
BrightHaven: an organization dedicated to the well being of senior, disabled, and special animals.
Custom Pet Portraits: exceptional dog paintings and pet potraiture.
Erika Parrino: more amazing pet potraiture.