Animals

A goat feeds on weeds.

Park Service Will Deploy Herd Of Goats To Chomp Invasive Plants At Point Reyes

Officials with Point Reyes National Seashore will begin an experiment next week to reduce the invasive plant species on about 12 acres of national parkland.

01/18/2015

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

San Jose Animal Care Center Trains Volunteers To Search And Rescue Injured Wildlife

San Jose is responding to the need for wildlife animal rescue volunteers by providing animal lovers search and rescue techniques for injured creatures at the city’s Animal Care Center.

01/16/2015

Beau, Theo and Evvie take a nap. (Courtesy: Jessica Shyba)

Santa Cruz Mom Hoping Viral Pictures Of Her Babies Napping With Dog Will Help Animals Get Adopted

A Santa Cruz woman is hoping to help raise awareness for animal shelters and adoptions with the help of social media and cute kids.

01/14/2015

(Getty Images)

Rat Poison Detected In 3 Bobcats Found Dead Near UC Santa Cruz Campus

A test reveals a female bobcat originally reported as road kill near the UC Santa Cruz campus is the third cat to die from rat poison in four months.

01/14/2015

9th September 1978:  Tiddles, the famous fat cat which lived in the public lavatories at Paddington Station, London.  (Photo by Chris Moorhouse/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Feline Diabetes Is On The Rise— What To Do About Your Fat Cat

It seems that our pets are echoing the concerns of the human population, specifically with the increase in the number of cats being diagnosed with diabetes every year.

01/12/2015

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Silicon Valley Humane Society Launches Social Media Campaign For Adoptable Dog With Skin Condition

A dog with a skin condition known as demodetic mange is getting her own social media campaign, thanks to the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.

01/09/2015

A baby whale has been found beached at Abbotts Lagoon on January 8, 2015. (CBS)

Crews Attempt Rescue Of Beached Baby Whale Off Marin County Coast

Crews are attempting to rescue a beached baby whale off the Marin County coast Thursday afternoon.

01/08/2015

(Oakland Animal Services)

Looking For A Pet? These 12 ‘Hard Luck Hounds’ Need A New Home

Oakland Animal Services is launching a “Hard Luck Hounds” campaign to try to get people to adopt 12 dogs who have been at the shelter for more than two months.

01/08/2015

(Stockton PD)

Stockton Police Dog ‘Rocky’ Stabbed By Man In Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

A Stockton police dog stabbed by a man eventually killed by officers is recovering at a Sacramento emergency vet clinic, police said Wednesday.

01/07/2015

(Mountain View PD)

Police K-9 ‘Zeus’ Sniffs Out $240,000 And 50 Pounds Of Meth In Santa Clara

The Mountain View Police Department tweeted Tuesday that its K-9 named Zeus found $240,000 during a recent traffic stop and a large amount of methamphetamine in Santa Clara.

01/07/2015

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