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    Take Me Home With You: Messi

    “My name is Messi! I am a three-year-old, male, German Shepherd Mix looking for my forever family! Although I can be wary of the spotlight, I strut my stuff for my small circle of friends. I prefer to be in a quiet, low dog traffic area, as I am still adjusting to the volume of some of San Francisco’s busier streets. (SF SPCA volunteer Lotta said, “Messi loves his toys, and especially his favorite balls, and wants to be chased. He loves fetch too and gives a sit before each throw, if asked to do so.”) If you think we might be a match, come say hello!”

    Check out Messi in action as he recently had fun during an SF SPCA “Speed Dating” session:

    If you wish to meet Messi, you can do so virtually before choosing to adopt. For more information, please email

    Messi is presented to San Francisco Bay Times readers by Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, the SF SPCA’s CEO. Our thanks also go to Paradise Osorio for helping to get the word out about lovable pets like Messi.

    To meet Messi in person, visit the SF SPCA Mission Campus @ 201 Alabama Street. It is open for appointments from 10 am–6 pm (Monday–Wednesday, Friday–Sunday) and 1 pm–6 pm on Thursdays.

    For more information:

    SFSPCA Take Me Home With You
    Published on January 26, 2023