The shooting of a Chihuahua in East Menlo Park earlier this month is being investigated by the Peninsula Humane Society, who has offered a $1,000 reward for information about it, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA officials said Monday.
Bay Area animal shelters are bracing for what they fear may be an ill-advised rush to acquire pet turtles and tortoises after the box office success of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.
One man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty and two others were arrested for being spectators at a cockfight in Bethel Island last weekend, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.
An Oakland attorney was convicted Thursday of felony animal cruelty for failing to properly care for the more than 100 cats who lived in her home in West Oakland, many of whom died or had to be euthanized.
A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it’s dead for the year.
A Solano County jury on Thursday acquitted a Fairfield man who had been charged with felony animal cruelty for drowning his dog last August.
A San Ramon youth pastor has been arrested after allegedly hiding two 17-year-old runaways at his home and having a sexual relationship with one of them, police said Thursday.
A suspect has been identified in a dogfighting operation uncovered in East Oakland last month, but officials are struggling to find homes or rescue groups to take the rest of the malnourished dogs, an Oakland Animal Services official said Friday.
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.
Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who allegedly attacked his roommate and killed her dog Tuesday evening in Santa Rosa, sheriff’s officials said.