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Animal Abuse

Milkshake the cow has an identity crisis -- her owner says she thinks she's a dog.

Rescued El Dorado Cow Thinks She’s A Dog

Milkshake is visibly a cow in appearance, but the rescued bovine is more likely to exhibit the qualities of her canine companions.

06/11/2014

An abandoned horse with an orthopedic injury and overgrown hooves found in Monterey County. The horse was put to sleep. (Monterey Co. SPCA)

Injured, Abandoned Monterey County Horse Put To Sleep; Reward Offered In Animal Cruelty Case

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County is offering $1,000 for information in a case of horse abuse discovered last weekend.

04/09/2014

A puppy named Gem was rescued from a conveyor belt at a Recology recycling facility in San Francisco on December 20, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

San Francisco Recology Employee Adopts Puppy Rescued By Coworkers

A Recology employee on Thursday adopted a puppy that her coworkers rescued from a recycling center conveyor belt in San Francisco last month.

01/30/2014

A puppy named Gem was rescued from a conveyor belt at a Recology recycling facility in San Francisco on December 20, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

Puppy Found In Trash, Rescued By San Francisco Recology Workers Adopted

An injured poodle puppy rescued from a recycling conveyor belt in San Francisco last month will be adopted by a Recology employee, San Francisco Animal Care and Control officials said Wednesday.

01/29/2014

Alan Velete is accused of abusing and killing a 4-month-old puppy in front of his young daughter. (Redwood City Police Department)

Redwood City Man Accused Of Killing Puppy In Front Of Young Daughter

Redwood City police have arrested a man suspected of abusing and killing a 4-month-old puppy in front of his 4-year-old daughter.

01/10/2014

Gem the Poodle

San Francisco Recology Workers Describe Rescuing Dog Dumped In Trash

Workers at a Recology recycling plant in San Francisco told KPIX 5 how they rescued a poodle puppy that was dumped into a garbage bag last week.

12/23/2013

Justin Teixeira (Las Vegas Police Dept.)

Boot Camp For UC Berkeley Law School Grad In Vegas Bird Beheading

A University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate was handcuffed and taken to a Nevada prison boot camp Wednesday for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

10/16/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Monterey County Woman Accused Of Abusing Dogs On Video

A woman suspected of assaulting her three pit bulls in a case that was captured on video by a witness was arrested Tuesday by San Jose police on an outstanding warrant out of Monterey County, a police spokesman said.

09/11/2013

Mar Vista Stables

KPIX 5 Investigates: Horses Endure Harsh Conditions At Daly City Stables

KPIX 5 has learned there are questions about how horses at a coastside stable are being treated. The owner tells us everything is fine. But two Bay Area women say they have pictures to prove him wrong.

07/21/2013

24-year-old Eric Cuellar (left) and 24-year-old Justin Teixeira are accused of killing an exotic bird at a Las Vegas casino on October 12, 2012. The pair said they are students at the UC Berkeley Law School. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police)

UC Berkeley Law Student Pleads Not Guilty In Vegas Bird Beheading

A University of California, Berkeley, law student accused in the beheading of an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort has pleaded not guilty to animal killing and torture charges.

05/14/2013

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