A typical Duboce Park scene. (CC-BY by torbakhopper)

San Francisco people love their dogs. This is a city of outdoorspeople running in the parks and on the beaches with their dogs, of people hiring expensive dog walkers, getting their dogs groomed, buying them fancy dog food, going to work with their dogs, and lobbying for dog parks. This is a city where you will find dog water bowls outside of cafes for the benefit of thirsty dogs. From the outside, it may appear that

You are likely to see dogs in:


The Bay Woof is an SF-based dog culture magazine.

There are many many Meetup groups for dog lovers and for people who like to do activities with their dogs.

Many workplaces let you bring your dog. Here are a few of them.