California Lawmakers Approve Ban On Elephant HooksCalifornia's Legislature has passed a measure targeting elephant handlers who use tools that inflict pain to train or control the animals.
Man Brutally Stabs 2 Dogs At Oakland Dog Park After They Sniff His PuppyA trip to the park suddenly turned violent after a man stabbed two dogs. Police are still on the hunt for the suspect.
SJ Man Who Allegedly Kidnapped, Killed Cats Faces More ChargesA man who allegedly kidnapped cats in San Jose's Cambrian Park neighborhood last year is now facing more charges.
Cat Shot With Arrow In Livermore; Police Seeking CulpritA cat was shot with an arrow in a Livermore neighborhood and police were searching for whoever was responsible.
Fresno Man Gets 2 Years Prison For Drowning Dog In Backyard PoolTimothy Holloway tied a backpack filled with rocks to his nephew's dog and threw it into a swimming pool.
Traditional Pig Chase At Woodside Junior Rodeo Draws ProtestersA popular event that gets both kids and pigs squealing at the Junior Rodeo in Woodside has some animal-rights activists all fired up.
Security Guard Who Allegedly Kicked Small Dog In SF Store Charged With Animal CrueltyA former security guard has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after surveillance video showed him brutally kicking a small dog two months ago, while on-duty at a San Francisco grocery store.
San Mateo Pet Groomer Arrested For Fatal Animal CrueltyAuthorities said a pet groomer at a San Mateo pet supply store was arrested Sunday evening on felony animal cruelty charges after a dog in his care died, San Mateo police said Monday.
Berkeley Animals Found Shot With Pellets Over The WeekendBerkeley police said Tuesday they are investigating a case of animal cruelty in which raccoons and other animals were found shot with pellets at the Berkeley Marina over the weekend.
3 Sonoma County Animals Poisoned, 2 Die; Tainted Cookies Possible CauseAuthorities in Sonoma County are investigating a case of animal cruelty after two horses and a dog were poisoned earlier this month, possibly from tainted cookies.
Antioch Man Charged In Animal Cruelty Case For Alleged Puppy BeatingA man arrested last week on suspicion of severely beating a puppy in Antioch has been charged with animal cruelty, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.
Fairfield Woman Seen Tossing Dog On Ground Arrested, Charged With Animal CrueltyThe Solano County District Attorney’s Office Wednesday filed a felony animal cruelty and abuse charge against a woman who allegedly threw a pug dog to the ground in Fairfield last month.