Animals

Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical Testing

It’s biotech’s dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won’t survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.

11/04/2014

(Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc.)

Orphaned Bear Cubs Found Beaten Near Chico Pot Farms Released Back Into The Wild

Bear cubs who suffered severe injuries, most likely at the hands of humans, were released back into the wild recently after undergoing months of intense recovery at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care,

11/04/2014

Black Bear Cub and Mother

Lake Tahoe Park Officials Warn Hikers To Stop Taking Selfies With Wild Bears

US Forest Service officials in South Lake Tahoe are asking park visitors to not take selfies with bears.

10/27/2014

(Mercy For Animals)

Police Raid Petaluma Duck Farm After Undercover Video Reveals Sick & Wounded Animals

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office deputies raided a duck factory in Petaluma Wednesday after an animal advocacy group released hidden camera video showing wounded and sick animals.

10/23/2014

25-year old Giraffe Nairobi was euthanized at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. (Source: Six Flags)

25-Year Old Giraffe ‘Nairobi’ Euthanized At Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Beloved giraffe Nairobi was euthanized at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom after living a long life in the amusement park, representatives said Wednesday.

10/22/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Posey, Hudson, Crawford and Bochy are dogs put up for adoption by the Monterey County SPCA. Ten other dogs named after Giants figures are also available. (Monterey County SPCA)

In Time For World Series Run, SPCA Puts Dogs Named After Giants Players Up For Adoption

The San Francisco Giants are headed to the World Series, and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County is hoping Bay Area fans’ love for the baseball team will lead to homes for dogs and puppies named after some of the Giants’ most popular players.

10/17/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Man’s Body Found Eaten By Black Bear In Humboldt County

Authorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.

10/17/2014

Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

Man Attacked By Pack Of Pit Bulls In Modesto Dies

A Central California man has died after he and his 77-year-old mother were mauled by a pack of pit bulls owned by his neighbors, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

4 Pit Bulls Maul Elderly Woman, Son In Modesto Home; Deputies Kill Dogs

An elderly woman and her son are in critical condition, after a pack of pit bulls managed to get inside their Modesto home and go on the attack Tuesday.

10/14/2014

Tule elk

Organic Dairy Ranchers Want Tule Elk To Be Removed From GGNRA Pastures

Organic dairy ranchers are urging authorities to remove tule elk from agricultural land in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes seashore and build a large fence to keep them out.

10/12/2014

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