Animal Shelter

Frodo, a terrier mix puppy needing treatment for parvovirus. (Oakland Animal Services)

Roberta Shares How Animal Lovers Can Help Their Furry Friends

Friends of Oakland Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to save the life of a special puppy and others like him.

06/12/2015

Frodo, a terrier mix puppy needing treatment for parvovirus. (Oakland Animal Services)

Oakland Animal Shelter Seeks Funds For ‘Frodo,’ Sick Puppy Needing Treatment

Frodo, a terrier mix puppy who came to Oakland Animal Services as a stray, was set to be adopted into a happy home but now is fighting for his life.

06/11/2015

An animal control officer with the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter holds the body of a puppy and its mother after they were found on the side of a road, February 20, 2015. (Santa Clara County Animal Shelter)

$6,000 Reward Offered To Find Person Who Tossed Dogs From Moving Vehicle In Santa Cruz County

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.

02/27/2015

An animal control officer with the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter holds the body of a puppy and its mother after they were found on the side of a road, February 20, 2015. (Santa Clara County Animal Shelter)

Puppy Killed After Dogs Stuffed Into Sack, Tossed Out Of Moving Vehicle Near Watsonville

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.

02/23/2015

Cat Dumping

Dozens Of Cats Anonymously Abandoned At North Bay Shelter; Mysterious Party Sought

More than 100 cats and kittens have been dumped off at a North Bay shelter in a series of anonymous, late night visits, overwhelming shelter operations.

08/15/2014

The 2-year-old female Chihuahua rescued from a highway median barrier in Walnut Creek at the Contra Costa Animal Services shelter in Martinez. (CBS)

Chihuahua Rescued From Walnut Creek Highway Median Awaits Adoption In Martinez Shelter

A Chihuahua that was rescued from atop a median barrier on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek by a California Highway Patrol Officer Friday will have a few more days of tests before possibly being put up for adoption.

05/13/2014

A viewer took an photo of a dead dog on a sidewalk in front of the post office at 92nd St. and International Blvd. in Oakland. (CBS)

Dog Left Dead On Oakland Sidewalk For Nearly A Week Despite Numerous Calls

A dead dog left just feet away from a cluster of mailboxes in East Oakland was left for nearly a week before being cleaned up by animal control, but even then, the grisly task wasn’t complete, as KPIX 5 discovered Tuesday.

05/13/2014

Justin Teixeira (Las Vegas Police Dept.)

UC Berkeley Law School Graduate Sentenced To Work Animal Shelter After Beheading Bird In Vegas

A University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate was sentenced to up to four years’ probation and monthly work at an animal shelter for beheading an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort in October 2012.

05/12/2014

(CBS)

Palo Alto Animal Shelter To Stay Open, Despite Budget Troubles

The city of Palo Alto was faced with the prospect of closing its Animal Services Center on East Bayshore Road after a decision last year by Mountain View to opt out of its partnership.

05/13/2012

(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

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