Police say a Santa Rosa couple will face animal cruelty charges after their dog was strangled to death by the cable tying it to a backyard post.
A $10,000 reward has been offered to help find a thief who stole and beat a homeless man’s pit bull puppy so badly that veterinarians had to put it down.
A $500 reward is being offered for information in the case of a dog found severely injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, according to the Animal Care and Control.
Three cows on a Castro Valley ranch were reportedly shot dead over the weekend by unknown assailants, according to a published report.
A $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person who threw two dogs in sand bags from a vehicle near the dump in unincorporated Watsonville last week, officials said Friday.
Investigators in Santa Cruz County are asking the public’s help to find who stuffed two dogs – a mother and her puppy – into a sandbag and tossed them from a moving vehicle, killing the puppy.
A 31-year-old man released from jail Thursday admitted he poured bleach on a young opossum that died Saturday after he placed it in trash can behind a pizzeria in Santa Cruz, according to an animal control officer.
A University of California, Santa Cruz student has been charged with murder and animal cruelty for allegedly stabbing his mother to death with scissors and killing three of the family’s dogs.
The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter is investigating claims that a pizza restaurant owner ordered an employee to kill a baby opossum on Saturday, according to Rebecca Dmytryk of Wildlife Emergency Service.
Authorities in Fresno County have arrested four people, including three juveniles, in connection with the clubbing of more than 900 chickens at a Foster Farms plant last month.