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.
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.
An Oakland attorney accused of animal abuse testified Wednesday that she did the best she could to care for the more than 100 cats who lived in her home.
The SPCA of Monterey County rescued 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats on Wednesday from a Pacific Grove home where they were locked into three small, filthy rooms in an apparent case of animal hoarding.
Nearly a month after she was found orphaned, “Tahoe” the baby bear cub is thriving at her new home, according to her caretakers.
The mystery surrounding the origin of a very young bear cub that wound up in the care of a wildlife rescue organization in Lake Tahoe got a little clearer on Saturday.
Residents spotted a mountain lion in Los Trancos Woods on Friday evening, San Mateo County emergency officials said.
A baby bear cub no bigger than a house cat showed up on the door of the BEAR League in Homewood, El Dorado County Thursday, and now wildlife rescuers are searching for any information about where she came from in hopes of reuniting her with her mother if she is still alive, and eventually returning her safely to the wild.
Bertie Mae, a female Asian elephant at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, died at the age of 34.
Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.