Dog rescue

A dog named "Richard Parker" from the novel "The Life of Pi" was rescued by boater Adam Cohen from San Francisco Bay on August 13, 2013. (Berkeley Dog and Cat Hospital)

Rescuers Continue Search For Owner Of Dog Rescued In San Francisco Bay

A free-spirited pooch found stranded in the middle of the San Francisco Bay Monday afternoon is in the loving care of her Berkeley rescuers while the search for her owner continues.


A group of windsurfers gathers around a dog after rescuing it from bay waters near Berkeley on August 12, 2013. (Adam Cohen)

Boater, Windsurfers Rescue Dog From Drowning In San Francisco Bay

A Berkeley man who helped rescue a drowning puppy Monday is still trying to find out how the dog got in the San Francisco Bay in the first place.


Maddie, a 13-year-old basset hound, is held by Hayward firefighter Ed Camera after being rescued from a house fire. (Hayward Fire Dept.)

One-Eyed Elderly Dog Rescued From Hayward House Fire

Firefighters rescued a dog from a fire at a Hayward home Sunday night, a fire inspector said.


Pixie 2, a Pomeranian up for adoption at Muttville. (Muttville)

San Francisco Pet Adoption Service Honored At City Hall

The San Francisco-based organization, in just a few short years, has placed 1,000 dogs in loving homes.


Oprah Winfrey reacts during a taping of her talk show. (AP)

Bay Area Charity Scores Swag From Oprah

A nearly four-year-old dog rescue organization from San Francisco found itself in the national spotlight, thanks to the generosity of the nation’s talk show “queen,” Oprah Winfrey.