Media Coverage

Media Coverage

For all media requests, please contact:

Grace Reddy, Vice President of Development
O: 510-746-5111
C: 510-375-0305


9/1/2016 – Bay Woof Avoiding the Hazards of Indian Summer – Ask Dr. Dog Dr. Michael Sozanski
8/25/2016 – 7 x 7 Online East Bay Adopt-a-thon
8/25/2016 – Pleasanton Weekly East Bay SPCA set for Adopt-a-thon under the palms
8/26/2016 – East Bay Times Bay Area Adoptions and other events Week of August 27
8/8/2016 – I Heart Dogs Online Homeless Man Surrenders his Injured Dog to Shelter
6/29/2016 – 22 How to keep your pets safe during the hot summer months
5/11/2016 – Oakland TLC Program Teaches At-Risk Kids Empathy Towards Animals
5/6/2016 – San Jose Mercury Discover how easy it is to raise chickens in your backyard
5/6/2016 – San Mateo Daily Journal Daisymae, stolen Oakland Dog Returned to shelter
5/1/2016 Pleasanton Weekly/Danville/San Ramon News Need a Kitty Fix? Check out this Purrody
5/1/2016 –  Alameda Patch, Walnut Creek Patch East Bay SPCA produces Adorable Kitten Parody of Adele’s Hello
4/19/2016 – Bay Woof EB SPCA Scores
4/8/2016 – I Heart Cats Kittens Embrace their inner Adele in Meow Video
4/8/2016 – East Bay Times (fka Oakland Tribune) Watch: East Bay SPCA parodies Adele’s Hello with its kittens
4/8/2016 – SF Gate East Bay kittens star in SPCA’s adorably dramatic Adele parody video  & East Bay SPCA spoofs Adele’s “Hello” in music video
4/8/2016 – Seattle Post Intelligencer Kittens Embrace their Inner Adele in Meow Video
4/7/2016 – The Dodo Someone Remade Adele’s ‘Hello” and it’s all about Rescue Cats
4/1/2016 – Bay Woof Beast of the Bay Awards 2016
4/1/2016 – NBC Bay Area Woman Rescues Dogs from ‘Dumping Ground’ in Oakland Hills
3/22/2016 – Pleasanton Weekly Danville/ Furry Friends Find Running Mates
3/23/2016 – ABC 7 ABC 7 Holds Adoption Event for National Puppy Day
3/23/2016 – Hollywood Live Stream National Puppy Day Live Stream: Watch Playful Dogs Playing Together Right Now
3/23/2016 – Hello Giggles Watch these Live Puppy Cams for the Best Reason Ever
3/16/2016 – KRON 4 St. Pittie’s Day Promotion with a $17 special for adopting pit bulls
3/10/2016 – The Independent Dublin SPCA Fundraiser
2/14/2016 – Pleasanton Weekly Students Write Valentines to East Bay SPCA Animals
2/8/2016 – Adorable dogs showcased in ‘Puppy Bowl’ now up for adoption
2/2-5/2016 –  SF Gate, San Mateo Daily Journal, Vallejo Times Herald, Fresno Bee, Sacramento Bee Inside Bay Area, Super Bowl 50 Concerts, parties and big events
2/2-5/2016 – Contra Costa Times, East Bay Times & SJ Mercury Super Bowl 50 Concerts, parties and big events
2/4/2016 – Brit + Co. We met the MVP pups of this Year’s Puppy Bowl
2/4/2016  – San Jose Mercury, Oakland Tribune, San Mateo Daily Journal, Vallejo Times Herald, The Reporter, Chico Enterprise Record, AP Wire, Orlando Sentinel etc Superbowl 50: Puppy Bowl Café Comes to San Francisco
2/4/2016 – KRON 4 – Super Bowl 50 Puppy Adoptions at Ferry Building amid Puppy Bowl
2/4/2016 – NBC Bay Area Snatched Dog Daisymae returned to East Bay Shelters
2/2/2016 – KRON 4 Stolen Dog returned to East Bay SPCA
2/2/2016 – SF-ist Guilty Feeling Thief Returns Dog Abducted from East Bay SPCA
2/1/2016 – SF & Dog Awaiting Surgery Abducted from Oakland SPCA
2/1/2016 – Dog Awaiting Surgery stolen from California shelter  — story no longer on line.
2/1/2016 – KTVU Fox 2 Rescue dog set for surgery snatched from outside Oakland shelter
2/1/2016 – SFist East Bay SPCA Seeks Public Help after Daisymae the Dog Snatched from Shelter
1/31/2016 & 2/1/2016 – Monterey Herald, San Jose Mercury, Marin Independent Journal, Vallejo Times Herald, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Daily Democrat, Oroville Mercury Register, Chico Enterprise Record, AP Wire, Dog Stolen from Shelter
1/31/2016  – KRON 4 A dog was stolen from its walker in Oakland
1/1/2016 Bay Woof Resolve to Get on Track for a Great Year



12/1/2015 – Home for the Holidays: A Just-Adopted Dog’s Point of View (
10/28/2015 – East Bay SPCA, Animal Shelters Nationwide Partner with Uber for Kitten Visits (San Jose Mercury News)
5/1/2015 – Congratulations to our Board Chair, Denise Garner! Named one of the most Influential Women of 2015 (SF Business Times)
3/25/2015 – Mornings On 2 Saturday Pet of the Day — Sonny (KTVU – Fox News)
3/23/2015 – Uptown Funk Parody Encourages Adoption (
3/23/2015 – Bruno Mars Record-Breaking ‘Uptown Funk’ Attracts Parody Promoting Pet Adoption (InQuisitr)
3/22/2015 – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and SPCA staffers ham it up in ‘Oaktown Pups’ video (Contra Costa Times)
3/21/2015 – East Bay SPCA creates video ‘Oaktown Pups’ to encourage adopting shelter dogs (KTVU-Fox News)
3/21/2015 – Oakland Mayor and SPCA staffers ham it up in ‘Oaktown Pups’ video (The Piedmonter)
3/21/2015 – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and SPCA staffers ham it up in ‘Oaktown Pups’ video (San Jose Mercury News)
3/21/2015 – As If You Needed Another Reason to Adopt a Pet . . . (PopSugar)
3/20/2015 – 57 dogs rescued from South Korean dog meat farm arrive in San Francisco (San Jose Mercury News)
3/20/2015 – PHOTOS: Pups rescued from dog meat farm arrive in San Francisco (ABC 7 Online)
3/20/2015 – San Francisco SPCA takes in dogs rescued from South Korean meat farm (KTVU-Fox News)
3/19/2015 – Dozens of dogs rescued from South Korean dog meat farm will soon go to loving homes (CBS)
3/19/2015 – Rescued puppies wag tails and get cuddles for the first time… (UK Scottish Daily Record)
3/19/2015 – Humane Society calls for amendments to pig animal welfare code of practice (ABC Online)
3/19/2015 – Dogs Rescued from S. Korean Meat Market Arrive in SF (
1/11/2015 – Drummond: Oakland-based Pet Food Express on a roll (Contra Costa Times)
1/7/2015 – Libby Schaaf’s first act as mayor was for the dogs (


12/19/2014 – East Oakland vacant store becomes dumping ground for unwanted pets (CBS Local)
12/19/ 2014 – Pets are being dumped off in Oakland (NBC Bay Area)
12/19/2014 – Abandoned store becomes dumping site for unwanted pets (KTVU-SF)
12/18/2014 – Unwanted pets being dumped at vacant store (
12/5/2014 – SPCA visitors educate first graders about pets (
11/11/2014 – Raiders visit East Bay SPCA (
11/11/2014 – Oakland Raiders help dogs and cats at the East Bay SPCA find homes (ABC 7)
11/11/2014 –Animal Planet and the Oakland Raiders team up with the East Bay SPCA (KRON 4)
8/15/2014 – Animal shelters brace for unwanted effects of new Ninja Turtles movie (NBC Bay Area)
7/23/2014 – East Bay vs. U.S. animal groups — be advised (Contra Costa Times)
7/19/2014 – At adoption fair, image is pet peeve for fans of rats, pigeons (San Francisco Chronicle)
4/17/2014 – San Ramon photographer specializes in glamor shots of four-legged set (San Jose Mercury News)
4/14/14 – Photographer helps present shelter animals in their best light (San Jose Mercury News)

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Where to Find us


Adoption Center & Theodore B. Travers
Family Veterinary Clinic

8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11am - 6pm

Veterinary Clinic Hours
Monday - Saturday
(by appointment)

Oakland Spay/Neuter Surgery Center

410 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621

Surgery Center Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
(by appointment)


Adoption Center & Spay Neuter Clinic

4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11am - 6pm
Spay/Neuter Clinic Hours
By appointment only


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The East Bay SPCA is a local non-profit that is not affiliated with any national organization. We obtained a four star rating from Charity Navigator and we participate in GuideStar Exchange at the Platinum level. The East Bay SPCA's Tax ID number is 94- 1322202.