Animals

(Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office)

Abandoned Bloodhound Found Tied Up On Handrail For Hours In Watsonville

A bloodhound has a warm place to stay the night thanks to some Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies.

04/10/2015

(Fresno Fire Department)

Firefighters Rescue Puppy From 50-Foot Deep Well In Fresno

Firefighters lowered a knotted rope into the hole and looped it around the puppy’s legs and torso and pulled him to safety.

04/08/2015

A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

40,000 Sign Petition To Stop Law Forcing Dogs To Be On Leashes In Bay Area Parks

A San Francisco apartment dweller’s petition against a National Park Service plan to put further limitations on unleashed dogs in parks is gaining steam.

04/07/2015

Cows eating grass in a cowshed. (Getty Images)

Cows Killed While Thief Steals Calf From Castro Valley Rancher

A thief shot three cows while stealing a calf from a Castro Valley rancher over the weekend, an Alameda County sheriff’s sergeant said.

04/06/2015

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Tree Trimming Can Put Bay Area’s Baby Animals In Peril, Wildlife Advocates Warn

While spring is the time of year when many property owners around the Bay Area begin tree trimming, wildlife advocates want them to take caution because it’s also nesting season for animals that are fast becoming orphaned.

04/01/2015

A rabbit at the Valle Verde Children's Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Stolen Rabbits Returned To Walnut Creek Kids’ Center, Thieves Leave Note Full Of Misspellings

With Easter just a few days away, a bunny burglary was no joke for kids at the Valle Verde Children’s Center at Walnut Creek.

03/30/2015

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San Francisco Supervisors Propose Ban On Wild & Exotic Animals For Entertainment Purposes

A group of San Francisco supervisors has proposed a ban on wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The ban would apply to movie shoots, circus acts and street performers, although domesticated horses are exempt.

03/30/2015

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San Francisco Is 2nd Leading City In U.S. For Ivory Imports Despite California Ban On Elephant Parts

The ivory trade continues to thrive and is certainly having an impact on the elephant population, but the SF SPCA’s Dr. Jennifer Scarlett informs that San Francisco is the second leading city in the United States for ivory imports.

03/30/2015

Cougar mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Mountain Lion Blamed For Killing Goat In Pescadero

A mountain lion reportedly killed a goat Friday night or early Saturday morning in Pescadero, an unincorporated area in San Mateo County, sheriff’s officials said.

03/29/2015

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Five Mountain Lions Spotted In 3 Weeks In San Carlos

Residents in parts of San Carlos are on edge after the fifth mountain lion in three weeks was spotted in the area.

03/27/2015

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