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Veterinarian House-Calls Making Pet Care Easier For San Franciscans

In a city with more dogs than children, San Franciscans can find it challenging to find a veterinarian when they need one.

04/14/2014

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Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption Advantage

Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.

04/10/2014

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Antioch City Council Votes To Ban Feeding Of Stray Cats

Animal advocates were left disappointed Tuesday after the Antioch city council approved a new ordinance that outlaws feeding abandoned cats on public property.

04/09/2014

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Daly City Man Admits Biting, Punching Both Parents In Violent Fight Over Family Cat

A Daly City man who admitted to biting both of his parents in a violent fight over the family cat has pleaded no contest to felony assault, according to the district attorney’s office.

03/18/2014

San Francisco Zoo introduced a Bobcat named 'Inti' to the public.

2 Bobcat Sightings In Neighborhoods Prompt Warning From El Cerrito Police

Police in El Cerrito are warning the public about bobcat sightings in residential neighborhoods over the past week.

02/13/2014

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Mountain Lion Spotted In San Carlos Neighborhood

A mountain lion was spotted in a San Carlos neighborhood on Monday night, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services.

11/26/2013

A wild African serval. (CBS)

Wild Cat Hybrid Fad In California Concerning To Pet Experts

An exotic hybrid is the result of crossbreeding a domestic cat with an exotic “wild” cat, like a wild African serval or an Asian leopard cat. You can’t privately own wild cats like a serval in California, but you can take home the next best thing.

11/05/2013

Animal Update: How Much Do Pets Remember?

It’s an interesting topic many pet owners may not consider: do our pets have much in the way of a memory?

09/30/2013

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

Mountain Lion Seen In Woodside

A mountain lion was seen in Woodside early Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

09/17/2013

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Animal Update: Strychnine Poisoning

Recently, poisonous meatballs were discovered in several San Francisco neighborhoods. Obviously, it was a major problem and of concern for owners of dogs and cats.

08/19/2013

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