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.
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.
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.
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.
A hearing on the future of the shelter was slated for Tuesday’s Palo Alto City Council meeting.
Friends of Alameda Animal Shelter, a group of volunteers, will be running the facility beginning in January.
KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about volunteer opportunities at the SPCA.
Bay Area animal shelters are offering cat adoptions at considerably reduced prices during November due in part to the sluggish economy.