Animals

Homeless Pets Veterinary Dentistry

East Bay Animal Shelter Veterinary Technicians Make Sure Dogs And Cats Have Something To Smile About

Technicians at an East Bay animal shelter are taking part in a first-of-its-kind program sponsored by the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry to help make homeless animals more adoptable.

12/26/2014

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

Mountain Lion Spotted In Hillsborough, Believed To Have Killed Deer

A mountain lion was spotted in Hillsborough early Friday morning and a dead deer apparently killed by the big cat was later found in the area.

12/26/2014

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Winter Shuttle Bus Service To Begin Taking Point Reyes Seashore Visitors To See Seals, Whales

If you’re hoping to see some seals on the North Bay’s seashore, a bus shuttle service starting Friday will help you do just that.

12/25/2014

A dog badly injured in an attack by a pair of pit bulls loose near the San Leandro Marina Monday. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Rampaging Pit Bulls Loose Around San Leandro Marina

Police shot and killed two pit bulls found running loose and attacking people at the San Leandro Marina on Sunday.

12/22/2014

A pit bull terrier. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

East Oakland Vacant Store Becomes Dumping Ground For Unwanted Pets

Unwanted pets are being dumped at a vacant store in East Oakland just steps from a state-of-the-art SPCA animal shelter.

12/19/2014

(Bay Area News Group)

‘Christmas Miracle’ Kitten Rescued After Spending 10 Days Stuck In An Antioch Storm Drain

The mewing pleas of a frightened kitten were answered Thursday after volunteers safely coaxed the feline from out a storm drain it spent over a week trapped in.

12/19/2014

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Labrador Dog Nudges Man Awake During House Fire In Sacramento

Authorities are crediting a chocolate Labrador with saving the life of a Sacramento man after it alerted him to a fire inside a home that appeared not to have a smoke detector.

12/19/2014

Sea Otter

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

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

Mysterious Meatballs, Chopped Onions Found In San Francisco Put Dog Owners Back On Edge

There’s a new warning for pet owners in San Francisco after a mysterious meatball rushed one dog to the emergency room.

12/09/2014

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

15 Things You Can Do In The Bay Area — Week Of December 7th-December 15th

REAL snow in the city, Hanukkah, The Golden Girls, and rescued animals — all things you can do, many free this week in the Bay Area!

12/05/2014

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