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October 13-15 San Francisco SPCA “Exit Through the Gift Shop” Weekend Adoption Event

Join the SF SPCA for an artsy-themed cocktail party and adoptathon weekend based on the 2010 movie “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” which focused on the world’s most infamous graffiti artists.

Adult animals (6+ months) will be free to adopt all weekend, October 13 – 15, at both SF SPCA locations in the Mission and Pacific Heights.


The weekend will kick off with a Friday evening cocktail party at the SF SPCA’s Mission Campus, 6pm – 9pm.

The work of noted artists will be featured throughout the adoption center – including Peter Samuels, Rick Begneaud, and JD Wilson – and San Francisco’s finest tattoo artists will be on hand for those who want more permanent art!

Tattoo reservations are first come, first served. Guests will also have the opportunity to paint their pet (pre-registration required), screen print a limited edition t-shirt, check out the new Petcube Bites camera at the Petcube Lounge, and pop by to see Macy’s make-up and brow stylists before snapping photo booth pictures.

Open and top shelf bars will be available, along with vegetarian food trucks and sweet treats from Smitten Ice Cream.

“At our last adoption event, in August, 104 animals found new homes – the most ever in San Francisco in a single day,” explained SF SPCA President Dr. Jennifer Scarlett. “Hosting special events helps bring people into our shelters who might not otherwise plan to visit. In turn, our animals find loving homes more quickly and we’re able to save more lives.”

RSVP is required for the cocktail party. A limited number of free tickets are available, and then tickets will be available with a donation of the attendee’s choice.

The SF SPCA’s Mission Campus is located at 201 Alabama Street, and the Pacific Heights Campus is at 2343 Fillmore Street.

To view adoptable animals, visit


About the San Francisco SPCA

The San Francisco SPCA is an independent, community-supported, non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to saving, protecting and providing immediate care for cats and dogs who are homeless, ill or in need of an advocate. The SF SPCA also works long-term to educate the community, reduce the number of unwanted kittens and puppies through spaying and neutering, and improve the quality of life for animals and their human companions. The organization does not receive government funding and is not affiliated with any national organization.

For more information, call the SF SPCA at (415) 554-3000 or visit

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