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Daisy the Dog swam to shore after the boat she was in sank during a storm on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

Dog Swims 1.5 Miles During Storm To Reunite With Owner After Home On Water Sinks Near Sausalito

A Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.

12/16/2014

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Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final Days

A Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.

12/08/2014

Authorities said a dog found a human skull in this field in Clearlake on November 28, 2014. (CBS)

Dog Drops Human Skull In Clearlake Man’s Yard; Body Found 100 Yards Away

A Clearlake man found a human skull in his yard over the weekend, leading police to discover a body in a nearby wooded area.

12/01/2014

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Police K-9 Back On Duty After Inhaling Cocaine During Suspect Search In El Cerrito

A police dog is back on duty in El Cerrito after inhaling a small amount of cocaine during a suspect search last week, police said Monday.

12/01/2014

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San Francisco’s New Dog Mayor Calls For Mandatory Belly Rubs

A small female Chihuahua named Frida will be named “Mayor of San Francisco” for one day Tuesday in support of the Department of Animal Care and Control, the city’s publicly funded animal shelter.

11/18/2014

Drako, a Belgian Malinois, sniffs along a row of prison cells. (CBS)

California Prison K-9 Sniffs Out Cellphones Smuggled To Convicts

Calfornia prisons are getting help from a four-legged deputy in stopping the constant smuggling of cellphones to convicts.

11/12/2014

San Francisco resident Lucille Williams holds her assistance dog Kaley, an 8-year-old Chihuahua. (CBS)

Stolen, Severely Injured Chihuahua Recovers; Reunited With Owner After Found In SF Tenderloin Dumpster

Animal control officers in San Francisco are looking for help in finding out who stole a Chihuahua, beat her up, and left her in a dumpster in the city’s Tenderloin district.

11/07/2014

Bella, a puppy stolen during a Napa home burglary. (Napa Police Dept.)

Puppy Located After Being Stolen During Napa Home Burglary; 2 Arrested

A stolen puppy was found and two people arrested Thursday after a Napa home burglary earlier Thursday morning, police said.

10/23/2014

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Judge Rules Dog Walker’s Constitutional Rights Violated When Park Ranger Tasers Him

A federal judge ruled on Thursday against a National Park Service ranger who used a stun gun on a man for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog in an unincorporated San Mateo Park.

10/10/2014

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Animals Often Center Of Nasty Divorce Proceedings When Bay Area Couples Split

In San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.

10/09/2014

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