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Daisy the Dog swam to shore after the boat she was in sank during a storm on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

Dog Swims 1.5 Miles During Storm To Reunite With Owner After Home On Water Sinks Near Sausalito

A Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.

12/16/2014

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Boat Owner Reportedly Shoots Female Sea Otter In Moss Landing

Federal authorities are investigating a report that a Northern California boat owner shot a female sea otter.

12/14/2014

(Credit: Jackie MacMillan)

Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final Days

A Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.

12/08/2014

Livermore fire crews rescued this cat after it became trapped in a light pole. (Courtesy: Livermore Fire Department)

Cat Stuck In Light Pole Rescued By Livermore Fire Crews

Fire crews in Livermore took part in an unusual rescue today after a cat was found stuck in a light pole, a battalion chief said.

11/24/2014

Yosemite National Park Remains Open As Rim Fire Continues In Burn On Park's Western Edge

2 Bucks – 1 Dead, 1 Living Get Antlers Tangled Together Prompting Bizarre Rescue In Moraga

A bizarre animal rescue unlike animal control officers had ever seen in the East Bay hills was caught on camera when two bucks were found with their antlers tangled together with rope and wires.

11/19/2014

Sea otter pup 681. (Bay City News Service)

Orphaned Baby Otter Found Stranded On Peninsula Beach Getting Round-The-Clock Care At Chicago Aquarium

An orphaned baby otter found stranded at a San Mateo County beach in September is now living at a Chicago aquarium where it is receiving round-the-clock care and learning how to be an otter, aquarium officials said.

11/05/2014

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sheriffs Investigate Mountain Lion Sighting In Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday night mountain lion sighting in Portola Valley.

09/14/2014

A screenshot of video allegedly showing Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague kicking a dog. (Source: UT San Diego)

Caught On Camera: Alleged Dog Abuse By CEO Of Company Tied To 49ers, Giants

The CEO of the company that provides concessions for both the 49ers and Giants said he was “ashamed and deeply embarrassed” after he was caught on camera in what investigators say is the act of kicking and abusing a dog inside an elevator.

08/27/2014

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Redwood City Man Pleads No Contest To Torturing Puppy To Death In Front Of Daughter

A man accused of torturing a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in Redwood City on Friday in exchange for no more than three years in prison.

07/28/2014

Dog Lost in Tahoe Forest For 2 Years Reunited With Family

Dog Lost For 2 Years In Tahoe National Forest Reunited With Owner

The odds of finding a missing dog aren’t always good, and they looked exceptionally bleak to Nathan and Erin Braun after losing their 5-year-old golden retriever Murphy in the Tahoe wilderness in October 2012.

06/20/2014

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