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Animal Shelter

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

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Volunteers Come To Rescue Of Alameda Animal Shelter

Friends of Alameda Animal Shelter, a group of volunteers, will be running the facility beginning in January.

10/26/2011

An SPCA Volunteer with a dog (www.sfspca.org)

Animal Update: Volunteerism

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about volunteer opportunities at the SPCA.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/11/2011

(CBS)

4 Bay Area Animal Shelters Offering $10 Cat Adoptions

Bay Area animal shelters are offering cat adoptions at considerably reduced prices during November due in part to the sluggish economy.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010

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