Animal rescue

Duck Rescued

Wildlife Workers Release Mother Duck And Ducklings Rescued From San Francisco Storm Drain

Wildlife caretakers released a duckling back into the wild Tuesday after its siblings and mother were saved by CHP officers in June.

08/07/2015

Chloe Levenson-Cupp plays with her newly-adopted puppy "Buddy," formerly known as "Fireman," August 6, 2015. (CBS)

Burned Chihuahua Puppy Adopted By Young Alameda Burn Survivor

A tiny puppy who suffered disfiguring burns has found a new home with a Bay Area child who can directly relate to what had happened to it.

08/06/2015

Bufflehead Contaminated

Dozens Of Shorebirds In East Bay Found Coated With Mysterious Goo; 20 Dead, 89 Affected

Wildlife officials have a mystery on their hands after dozens of shorebirds in the East Bay were found covered with a strange gooey substance this week.

01/18/2015

A oppossum is seen inside of a trap in the backyard of a San Jose home. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Restaurant Worker Reportedly Confesses To Pouring Bleach On Opossum That Died

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.

10/10/2014

A oppossum is seen inside of a trap in the backyard of a San Jose home. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Restaurant Owner Allegedly Orders Worker To Kill Baby Opossum With Bleach; Chef Quits

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.

10/05/2014

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

Sign posted at property in San Ardo with abandoned  starving cattle and horses.

SPCA Rescues Starving, Abandoned Horses, Cattle In Monterey County

The SPCA for Monterey County rescued a dozen cattle and horses that appear to have been abandoned at a property in the small community of San Ardo south of King City.

03/23/2013

A Bobcat kitten named Chips was rescued from a wildfire in the Lake Tahoe area.  Photo Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service.

Bobcat Kitten Saved From Tahoe Area Wildfire

A bobcat kitten apparently abandoned during the chaos of a California wildfire has been rescued by firefighters and taken to a shelter for treatment of burns.

08/29/2012

(CBS)

Pet Lovers Fighting Closure Of Palo Alto Animal Shelter

A hearing on the future of the shelter was slated for Tuesday’s Palo Alto City Council meeting.

04/09/2012

Trees planted along a street in San Jose. (City of San Jose website)

Injured Eagle Found In San Jose Park Rescued

An injured golden eagle found in San Jose’s Almaden Quicksilver Park was rescued by two volunteers from the Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday and was recovering at the facility.

03/04/2012

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