May 2019

In May, SFACC adopted out 89 cats, 19 dogs, and 9 small animals!
Of course when adopters come for visits or send updates, we love sharing them…

Big beautiful Indy came to the new SFACC shelter groundbreaking on May 15. She was adopted in early 2017 as a pup (was named Hannah) and has grown to be a friendly, playful and exuberant girl! She and her owner regularly stop by at SFACC to drop off treat donations. Here’s a photo of her as a pup when she was at SFACC. Thanks for coming by Indy and mom!

Update about Princess Sophia, now Eunice… “She is
the smallest kitty with the biggest meow, and loves to greet me loudly
especially when I come home to demand pets, food, and play. She loves chasing
feathery things, climbing into cardboard boxes, and following me wherever I
go–especially if I have food in my hand. Overall, she really has been super
sweet, and is a great cuddler and purr monster. Since moving in, she has slept
next to me every night and is sure to wake me up every morning demanding her
food! I love her to pieces already!”

Malcolm, our longest current shelter resident has found a great forever home! From his adopter, Matthew Wong: “This guy is very sweet! Thank you to SFACC. You guys are the best!!!! I promise I will bring him back ASAP. BTW his new name is Chuy (pronounced chewy) Wong. Look out world, here he comes!!!!!!!”

Update on Winston: “We are so pleased with our adoption of Winston 9 years ago! He is now a big brother to his human sister Ella and is a perfect gentleman 24/7. We moved from San Francisco to Boston in 2013, and then moved again to Palm Beach, Florida this past October. Each move Winston has taken in stride, but he is most happy lounging in the sun and soaking up the salt air down south. We love SFACC!”

Adorable Aubergine was
adopted recently and we’ve already received and update. His lucky adopter says
“He’s a very fun pig!”

Milo update (formerly
Mike): “loves to go on walks and say hello to all the neighbors (pups and
humans alike!), play with his toys, chase and play fetch, and snuggle on a warm
lap (And help his mom with her work 😅)!”

Silly boy Joaquin has left the building with his new mom! He’s going to be enjoying life in San Francisco. Have fun!

Little Triscuit got adopted by a very lovely
family. She will be Rooney from now on.

“I just wanted to reach out to say thank you SFACC! …We adopted our chihuahua from you back in October (during the Pet Pride Day street fair with SF SPCA). She was called Toast at the time, we had been looking for a small girl chihuahua, and after seeing her photo online and speaking with ACC staff about her personality we knew we had to meet her. The next day we were there for opening, with our other two dogs, and asked to meet Toast. 
The rest is history, she is now called Brie and is the best dog we could ask for. She gets along so well with her two brothers, constantly snuggling or bugging them to play with her. I bring her to work with me every day, where she meets new people, dogs and occasionally cats–she is playful and curious with everyone, a true social butterfly. She is an absolute dream and we couldn’t be more in love with her–so thank you for taking care of her and giving us the opportunity to adopt her.”

From the adopters of
Juliet (now Layla): “She is doing so well! She warmed up to us very quickly and
is well behaved. She responds to training very well. She’s always so happy and
she loves every person and every dog she sees. We’re socializing her very well
and overall we are so happy with her 🥰 Thank you for such a great adoption experience.” Thank YOU for

We had a magnificent visitor: Kochief and his person came by to say hi. He was adopted from us as a puppy in February 2014 and is now a big happy boy of 150 lbs!

Kochief takes a treat from SFACC staffer Naomi.

Jim went home with a sweet family. He will have a baby human sister as well as a canine and kitty sibling. 

Hobbit came by for a visit with his adoring fans. He’s definitely been working out at the gym!

Sweetie pie Sherman went home with his new mom.

Wiley went home!

Arthur Goodboy (his real name) was adopted. Yay!

Look who got adopted
before we even posted her: sweet scruffimuffun pup Ginger! Have a great life

“Roxie, the kitty who was adopted last Saturday has been doing great in her new home with me and Juno dog. She is calm, friendly, easy going, playful when she wants to be, loves her scratching box to roll around in. She and Ms Juno are doing well together – both being respectful.”

April 2019

In April, we had 72 Adoptions! 39 cats, 16 dogs and 17 small animals (fish, rabbits, and guinea pigs).

Wee pup Verdana (now Berry) leaving in her baby Bjorn with her new mom.

Princess Sophie

Basil will get a lot of love at home!

Chester, ball in mouth, ready for adventure with his new family.


Esther Rose was adopted from us June 9, 2012. She came by today with her mom Shauna to renew her dog license. We would like to Thank Shauna for her fundraiser on Facebook and donation of $869 to Friends of San Francisco Animal Care and Control!



Wigglesworth (R) went home with his 14-year-old sister Kona! His new person is the vet tech that met him after the sky raisin incident.


We got a great update about big handsome hunk Larry, who was adopted 11/2017. He has a baby sister, a loving family and a yard for lounging! His adopter said, “We moved to Livermore for a bigger back yard so he could lay in the grass….. Sounds like Larry is living the big dog dream!


Choco (was Cabo) was adopted in 2013 as a young pup and stopped by for a visit and to look for a possibly sibling for their boy. Says his dad, Nick:
“I counted he has a total of 6 beds including our bed which he of course prefers to sleep in. He’s a fantastic boy and loves to chase the ball around and run in the snow…Thanks Animal Care &Control for giving us such a great dog.”

ACC grad Sally was adopted at Muttville and is now Miss Caboose.


Sweet Petunia has a BIG sister.

Two SFACC grads adopted together at Muttville.

March 2019

In March, we had 74 Adoptions! 33 cats, 25 dogs and 33 small animals (fish, rabbits, and guinea pigs).

An update on Fluffy bun Moe, adopted in December:
“He’s a super special little guy, and we’ve been thrilled to have him as a part of our family. He’s been bonded with our other rescue, Pasha who is now 5 years old.
Many thanks for helping to get him adopted!”

Darling pup Wallaby has
left the building!

A catastic update! “Migñon (formerly Marmalade) came home from ACC with us in July. She’s a super smart, super engaged kitty who responds to about 10 commands (she’s an ace at clicker training). She’s gained 3 pounds to make her a nice healthy weight. She’s a sweetheart who has her own opinions about everything (of course!) Thank you for bringing her into our lives!”

Cutie pie, Yam (now named, “Cowboy”), has gone home with his new older sister, Lola (left), and his mom and dad! Lola was smitten with Yam, a true love match. So excited for this adorable family!

A great Caturday update: 
“Bonded pair Hennessy and Tennessee, formerly Bobby and Teddy(adopted July of last year) are loving their forever family—and chair! They share bonded snugs in their favorite chair every day.”
Thank you for adopting a bonded pair and giving them such a snuggly life!

We’re thrilled that wee
pup Bingo found her forever family! Looks like lots of love and fun are in
store! Her new name is Bailey.

Cinnamon and Chai

Twinkle Toes

Bobby & Teddy!



Houston was redeemed by his owner.


Tulip is now named Willow.





Snowball dropped by for a visit.






February 2019 Adoptions & Updates

Happy 19th Birthday to ACC alum Chauncy! He was adopted from SFACC in 2007.
His adopter says “He has brought so much joy to my life and never ceases to amaze me.” Here’s to another year of joy!

Long term bun resident
Jonathan Bun Ness has been adopted! He’ll be living with another big bun!

Our precious Itsy Bitsy
has been adopted!! She has a new sister named, Tikki. Her lovely family came
all the way from Antioch for her. The best love match!

Shiba pup Sakuro has
gone home! Happy trails cutie!

Woody’s Update: He now has his forever home, in SF. His dad is a runner, which is perfect for Woody. 

Pan the goat wound up at
ACC after being found in McLaren Park, which is no place for a goat! We’re
happy to report that he’s now with our rescue partner Flat Broke Farm. Have a great life, Pan!

Sweet senior beauty, Yola.

Wally and Theo have gone to their new home together.

Scrappy Doo

ACC grad/Muttville adoption update on Logan, now Luca: “He is amazingly happy and adjusting so well here! Our female cocker loves being around him! I actually went out and bought a large Labrador-sized bed today because they always sleep together and it melted our hearts last night when they immediately crawled in together and slept all night in the same bed. Thank you and everyone there for making this happen. I just had this feeling he was what we and Ruby were looking for, and it feels so good to see that he feels happy and safe now. Thanks again, David and Paul”

Expert muffin maker, Marla, has gone home.

Man is now with ACC adoption partner Grateful Dogs Rescue.

Majestic Meeko

Scooby and his happy family on their way home (with his favorite toy hedghog).

The beans…Lima and Fava.

Audrey Hepburn, adopted
last year, came to visit! She brought her charm, beauty and lots and lots of

Nala has been adopted!
She’s going to be living in Colma with lots of cozy sweaters and beds and

Shiloh and Star

Happy boy Blue, adopted in January, came by for a visit.

ACC grad was adopted from partner Muttville. He’s ready for a ride on MUNI.

Sweet Miss Georgia has been adopted.

Midnight and Jasper

January 2019 Adoptions

In January, SFACC adopted out 49 cats, 27 dogs, and 17 small animals.

A cozy Caturday adoption update about Bebop (now Seamus): “He’s such a sweet kitty, we’re all in love with him!”

Hobbit: “Today I came home to my #foreverhome with my new mom and dad thank you  @sfanimalcareandcontrol for taking care of me on this adventure.

Long-time resident Bun France has been adopted.

Gorgeous senior cat Yin Tao has found his forever home. Hooray!

Makira was redeemed!

Sweet Lucy has left the building.

Triller, who was found living in a warehouse, was adopted by one of our volunteers.

The adopters of Charlie (formerly Charles, adopted Dec. ‘18) report “…we cannot imagine our lives without him. He loves snuggling in bed, eating peanut butter and playing in the office with his buddy Milo!”

“I wanted to write a quick note to share that it’s been 2 years since I adopted my sweet girl, Beatrix. I adopted her on 1/15/17 and her name at ACC was ‘Navy‘. I celebrate her birthday on the same day as her “gotcha” day so she’s also turning 3 years old!
Adopting Beatrix was the very best decision I’ve made, not just in recent years, but probably ever. She’s a playful, well-mannered girl with a huge heart and devotion to those who love her. She’s an expert cuddler and mischievous scamp. She keeps me sane, makes me laugh every day and helps me refocus on what’s important in my life – her. She’s my souldog. Like a lot of people say about dogs, they give us more than we’ll ever be able to give to them. Each day is a joy and I’m so lucky we found each other at ACC.”

Fluffy Fenton found his forever family.

Bruno’s family♥. They are very thrilled and excited that he is settling in nicely: “Hi Georjean, please pass my sincere thanks over to all the staff there–you were all great, very friendly and made the whole adoption experience wonderful. Bruno is now known as Kitty-Kane.
Sonee is a mixed lab we adopted from your shelter back in early May 2007. Kitty definitely likes his tennis balls, they can keep his attention for a while. Both dogs are getting used to each other, with Sonee trying to set some boundaries. Sonee hasn’t been around a puppy for a while–Kitty has a lot of energy whereas Sonee loves her nap times. Last night Kitty slept in his crate very well. Thanks!

A #HappyTails update from the adopters of Pax (adopted last Dec.): “He’s a happy pup for sure! Such a love and cuddlebug. He has so much energy but at the same time can be the laziest pup we’ve seen when he wants to cuddle with us. He has the cutest personality and wherever we take him, he always stops people so they can say hi to him and give him love. He’s growing up so quickly and doing so well in his training classes. Thanks for bringing him into our lives!”

Guppy (adopted in Dec.) left ACC with his new dad and went right to the toy store!

Gorgeous goofball Daxter has gone home! Happy trails big guy!

Moon Pie has left the building! He’s going to be living with a canine big brother and sister.

Fiona and her new mom.