A homeless man falsely accused of abusing his dog has been acquitted of animal cruelty charges, only to see his accuser adopt the beloved Chihuahua while the man languished in a San Francisco jail.
The San Francisco SPCA is celebrating chihuahuas in May and June.
An early morning fire at an artist’s live and work space in West Berkeley had firefighters trying to contain both flames and a spooked chihuahua.
A Morgan Hill family faced a Grinch-like shock the week before Christmas when they came home to find that all of their wrapped gifts and their beloved Chihuahua, Sharky, were gone.
Prosecutors Wednesday said they were refiling an attempted murder charge against an employee at a market on San Francisco’s Haight Street accused of shooting a customer in the back during a dispute over a Chihuahua in February, after a judge dismissed the charge earlier this month.
A South San Francisco man who forcibly took a woman’s dog from her arms last week will not be prosecuted because the dog had actually belonged to him at one point, a deputy district attorney said Thursday.
A South San Francisco dognapping that occurred Friday morning appears to have been a case of mistaken identity, a police sergeant said this morning.
A registered sex offender from Gilroy, accused of killing a Chihuahua puppy, could spend the rest of his life in prison, under California’s “three strikes” law.
KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about this popular pet.
Animal shelters in Silicon Valley are overflowing with small dogs officials are imploring would-be pet owners to give serious consideration to adoption over buying a dog from a breeder.