SAN FRANCISCO MACY’S SFSPCA HOLIDAY WINDOWS 2013

Union Square, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco

Christmas again in San Francisco, Union Square where the huge tree and seasonal ice rink fill the block across Geary Boulevard from Macys on a clear, bright Friday morning, December 20, 2013.

The Magic is Back, 2013
The Magic is Back, 2013

The San Francisco SPCA windows are at the corner of Stockton and O’Farrell Streets.

SFSPCA Greeters in Red Jackets, O'Farrell Street
SFSPCA Greeters in Red Jackets, O’Farrell Street

SFSPCA greeters answer questions from public.

The Revolving Ice Rink, 2013
The Revolving Ice Rink, 2013

One design and most animal figures are used for several years with different accessories from year to year so that the theme is both familiar and new.  The corner window again features the revolving skating rink with children and dog figures twirling as the rink itself revolves.

The Skating Boxer, 2013
The Skating Boxer, 2013

The skating Boxer is back with slightly different accessories.  (See last year’s post for rear view.)  The 2013 vest is red and box-quilted.  The 2012 vest was red plush.

Skating Frenchie Bella in 2013 Attire
Skating Frenchie Bella in 2013 Attire

French Bulldog Bella has a new multi-colored scarf this year.  In 2012, her scarf was dark and elegant.

The Dachshund Rides on a Pile of Presents
The Dachshund Rides on a Pile of Presents

And a Dachshund rides on a pile of gifts.

Spectating Dog's Blanket, 2013
Spectating Dog’s Blanket, 2013

One dog watching from the sidelines is wearing a new blanket.

The Afghan, 2013 Wardrobe
The Afghan, 2013 Wardrobe

This year, the Afghan is wearing a scarf and a tule tutu with her tiara.  No, not a snood and britches!  In 2012 she was au naturel.

The Rottweiler Guards the Letters to Santa, 2013
The Rottweiler Guards the Letters to Santa, 2013

The letter guarding Rottweiler is a new addition to the corner window.

This Small Dog Looking Pensive In Her Window, 2013
This Small Dog Looking Pensive In Her Window,

To either side of the corner window are the adoption windows with live cats and dogs.

This Small Dog Shut It All Out, 2013
This Small Dog Shut It All Out, 2013

This little dog was oblivious to the shoppers outside.

Some Real Kitty Action As Shoppers Debate The Next Moves
Some Real Kitty Action As Shoppers Debate The Next Moves’

These two kittens provided read entertainment for the crowd as people predicted correctly that the black one would eventually get up and pounce on the other.

Serious Shoppers Go To the Back Room
Serious Shoppers Go To the Back Room

Inside the First Floor is where things get down to business.

Adoption Stock Room, Macy's First Floor
Adoption Stock Room, Macy’s First Floor

Here potential adopters can see the animals in person and arrange adoptions.

The Adoption County, December 20, 2013
The Adoption Count, December 20, 2013

THE END – 2013

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