Janie Havemeyer wasn’t surprised when her Golden Retriever Coby hovered up a sidewalk snack during his daily walk. It’s what happened later that left Havemeyer in disbelief.
They were called Lacey and Squirt, two professional rodeo horses and beloved pets. But they ended up sold for meat on someone’s dinner plate overseas. In a landmark case, a suspect has been charged with delivering at least one of them to slaughter.
Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA reports on what pet owners can do when their animals are injured and on their way to the hospital.
Visitors to the Oakland Zoo can now get a glimpse of one of its newest additions, a baby baboon named Mimi.
Saturday and Sunday mark Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days, the largest free pet adoption event in the nation, and Humane Society Silicon Valley in Milpitas hopes the event will bring a new home for an unusual pair of dogs, one partially blind, that need to be adopted as a team.
Jessica Gamboa grew up hearing you should play dead during a bear attack, and she did just that when she was pummeled by a brown bear that left her bloodied on a remote road at a military base in Alaska. That action likely saved her life.
Do you consider San Francisco to be one of the safest cities for pets in America? According to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett of the SF SPCA that’s a fact and there are several different animal rescue outlets in the city to back up her claim.
Each year, thousands of birds die each year because they fly into wind turbines on the Altamont Pass east of Livermore. New technology could help reduce the number of bird deaths.
Killing one species to save another sounds like a drastic solution, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is doing in California to protect the Spotted Owl from a predator that happens to be its distant cousin.
This week’s Jefferson Award winner runs a unique program that pairs veterans with service dogs. Friendship doesn’t begin to describe their special relationship.