Adoption

The 2-year-old female Chihuahua rescued from a highway median barrier in Walnut Creek at the Contra Costa Animal Services shelter in Martinez. (CBS)

Chihuahua Rescued From Walnut Creek Highway Median Awaits Adoption In Martinez Shelter

A Chihuahua that was rescued from atop a median barrier on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek by a California Highway Patrol Officer Friday will have a few more days of tests before possibly being put up for adoption.

05/13/2014

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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KCBS Animal Update: Foster Care For Kittens

Is it kitten season at the animal shelter? Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF SPCA says judging by the bags under her eyes that yes, it is.

04/28/2014

Dog In TAILS (Transitioning Animals Into Loving Situations) are matched with minimum-security inmates are usually considered unadoptable. (Peninsula Humane Society)

Dogs Graduating From Peninsula Inmate Training Program Need Adoption

Four dogs graduated on Thursday from a special program on the peninsula that paired them with county jail inmates for training.

04/04/2014

Pets up for adoption in Macy's window display in Union Square in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF SPCA Sets Record For Holiday Adoptions With Help From Macy’s Window

The San Francisco SPCA has set a record for animal adoptions this past holiday season, a spokeswoman said.

01/08/2014

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Animal Update: What Is Kitten Season?

A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.

07/29/2013

A kitten awaits adoption at an East Bay animal shelter. (CBS)

Bay Area Animal Shelters Report A ‘Crisis’ Of Unclaimed Kittens

Because of a late kitty season, many shelters and rescue agencies are inundated with cats and their kittens.

05/29/2013

Maurice Griffin (CBS)

32-Year-Old SF Native Being Adopted After Years Of Separation From Foster Family

Maurice Griffin, who now lives in San Diego, was put up for adoption at age three and was placed into the care of Harris family. Nearly 30 years later, he is going to be adopted.

03/14/2013

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Bay Area Families In Limbo After Russia Enacts Adoption Ban

Bay Area adoption agencies are scrambling to help families caught in the middle of a new Russian policy banning adoptions to the United States.

12/28/2012

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