In case you are wondering if any dog-related events are happening in San Francisco this weekend, and we know you are, please read on.

Not Just for Bulldogs:  On Saturday, James Lick Middle School in Noe Valley, will hold their 1st Annual Bulldog Day & Dog Show fundraiser.  They’re raising money for sports, the arts, field trips and other activities which have been affected by recent funding cuts. Seeing as how the Bulldog is the school’s mascot, it makes sense that an entire day be set aside to celebrate this handsome breed. The fact that dogs of *all* shapes, sizes, breeds and ages are also invited is awesome!

Bulldog Day and Dog Show

This is going to be a jam-packed day with all sorts of activities ! From the press release

The festival will include: Dog competitions (for all breeds) throughout the day, a canine agility course; a”Bowzer Bar” and “Poochie Parlour” to pamper your pup; a Photo Booth run by professional photographer, Jim Burnett; carnival games; music; an “International Food Court”; Doggie vendor booths; a raffle and silent auction….

Dog contests will include: a “Costume Catwalk”, “Best Trick”, “Best in Show” (all 3 open to all breeds); “Cutest Toy” (dogs under 20lbs and 16″.); “Top Dog” (over 60lbs.); “Mutt-astic!” (Rescue dogs and mixed breeds of unknown heritage); and a“Bulldog Beauty Pageant” (just for American, English, French Bulldogs, and “wannabees”), which will end with the crowning of the lucky winning pooch who will be the face of our mascot for the coming year. Dog Trick performances by the Pooch Coach, Beverly Ulbrich….

The event will be held at the enormous schoolyard at James Lick Middle School, a beautiful Art Deco building in the heart of San Francisco’s Noe Valley.

The Details:
Saturday, November 10th, 2012 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
James Lick Middle School’s Lower Yard
1220 Noe Street (between 25th and Clipper)
San Francisco, CA

Free Admission; $5 registration for Dog Contestants
$5 parking in Upper Yard (access on 25th Street)

A tip of the hat to Vanguard Properties, a top sponsor, as well as to Zephyr Real Estate, Wells Fargo, The Pooch Coach, Circle BankFetch Pet Care, Friends of Noe Valley, Just for Fun & Scribbledoodles, Cliche Noe, K9 Scrubclub, HH Imaging, Noe Valley Pet Co., Green Paws, and, the Noe Valley Merchants Association.

Muttville Adoption Event

There’s No Place Like Home:  On Sunday, Muttville is hosting their first in-house adoption event in their new home!  Join the happy crew of Muttville Senior Mutts, check out their new digs and hang out with some of the cutest dogs in San Francisco.  If you should happen to find your canine soul mate (or mates), the amazing folks at Muttville will be ready to start the adoption process right then and there. You and your pup will be riding off into the sunset to live happily ever after before you can say “sit, Ubu, sit”.

The Details:
Sunday, November 11, 2012
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Muttville’s New Home
255 Alabama Street (between 15th and 16th)
San Francisco, CA


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