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Ban On Selling Pets At The Pet Store Curbs Support For Puppy Mills

The recent movement to ban the sale of some animals, especially puppies at pet stores, is gaining momentum in cities in California, Florida and New Jersey, but it’s still allowed in San Francisco.

02/23/2015

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‘Who’s Your Daddy’ DNA Program May Make Shelter Dogs More Adoptable

Some people on the hunt for a new pet are willing to shell out big bucks for designer breed dogs like Labradoodles, Maltipoos and Puggles. To keep up with the trend, DNA tests are helping the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA to invent their own breeds in order to get their mutts adopted.

01/28/2015

(CBS SF)

Cats Dumped Outside Marin Humane Society Are Now Ready For Adoption

More than 100 cats and kittens have been dumped off the Marin Humane Society in a series of anonymous, late-night visits, overwhelming shelter operations. Now the first dozen are ready to be adopted.

08/22/2014

(CBS SF)

70 Animals Found Living In Filth Inside Hoarder’s Monterey County Home

At least 70 dogs, cats and kittens were found living in unsanitary conditions inside a Monterey County, resulting in authorities having to humanely euthanize two dozen of the sickest animals.

07/25/2014

A visitor pets a cat at the pop-up "Cat cafe" in New York.  (EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images)

Customers Can Soon Play With Adoptable Cats At San Francisco ‘KitTea’ Cafe

There’s a new way to find a pet at this upcoming San Francisco cafes where adoptable kitties mingle with cafe customers.

06/23/2014

A Chinese orphan. (CBS)

China Changes Policy For One Million Orphans After Berkeley Woman’s Perseverance

Orphans adopted from China often have emotional, and sometimes physical problems, but one Bay Area woman broke barriers in China to give those children much needed loving care.

05/12/2014

(Credit Robert Dollwet via Youtube)

Cat Lovers To Gather For Funny Video Fest In Oakland

Thousands of cat lovers will gather in Oakland Saturday to enjoy funny cat videos.

05/08/2014

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Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption Advantage

Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.

04/10/2014

Animal Update: Macy’s Holiday Windows

It’s an exciting time of year for the people who make up the San Francisco SPCA, who are embarking on an annual tradition: Macy’s Holiday Windows at Union Square.

11/19/2012

Poodles up for adoption at the Santa Cruz SPCA.

Santa Cruz Shelters Deal With A Glut Of Puppies

Animal shelters in Santa Cruz are overflowing with animals, specifically dogs and puppies, and officials are trying to adopt them out before the busy breeding season begins.

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