Dog

Three people were attacked by an escaped pit bull puppy outside the San Francisco Mint building. (CBS)

Escaped Pit Bull Shot In Leg After Attacking U.S. Mint Employee, 2 Others Outside San Francisco Coin Factory

A pit bull’s leg will likely be amputated after the dog allegedly attacked a U.S. Mint employee and two other people outside the Mint building in San Francisco and was shot by federal police.

07/21/2015

Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Some Bay Area Police Dogs Getting Vests To Protect Them From Gunshots, Knives

Police dogs in the Bay Area are getting some new, sophisticated gear to protect them as they go after criminals.

07/15/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

German Shepherd Loose On East Bay Highway Evades CHP Officers For 2 Hours

California Highway Patrol officers spent nearly two hours scrambling to catch a German Shepherd loose on East Bay highways Thursday morning, but the dog evaded officers as it ran onto Berkeley city streets, CHP officials said.

07/02/2015

Crime Scene

Dead Dog Found With Its Legs Bound In Walnut Creek Canal; Animal Cruelty Investigation Underway

Contra Costa Water District workers found “Gino” the Australian Shepherd on Monday, drowned in a canal with his back legs bound in a shoelace.

06/24/2015

Scrapes cover a woman who survived a bear attack in Butte County. (6/24/15)

Bear Mauls NorCal Woman Trying To Save Her Golden Retriever (VIDEO)

A Northern California neighborhood is on high-alert after a woman survived a bear attack outside her home.

06/24/2015

Richmond Police

Richmond Police Dog In Critical Condition After Being Shot By Officer Who Was Bit

A Richmond police dog is in critical condition after being shot by a police officer who the dog bit Tuesday morning, according to a police sergeant.

06/23/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dog Shot, Killed After Attacking San Francisco Police Officer

A dog bit a police officer several times and died after the officer shot it Sunday evening in the Bayview Neighborhood of San Francisco, police said.

06/14/2015

(CBS SF)

Dog Killed In 2-Alarm Fire Near Fisherman’s Wharf

Firefighters have contained a two-alarm fire Friday morning that killed a dog in a three-story apartment building in the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood of San Francisco, fire officials said.

06/12/2015

Frodo, a terrier mix puppy needing treatment for parvovirus. (Oakland Animal Services)

Roberta Shares How Animal Lovers Can Help Their Furry Friends

Friends of Oakland Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to save the life of a special puppy and others like him.

06/12/2015

Kathy Nixon's puppy Copper died just six days after bringing home from a seller on Craigslist. (Courtesy: Kathy Nixon)

California Dog Buyers Have Rights, But Only If They Buy From A ‘Breeder’

If you buy a dog from a breeder in California, you may have rights if the dog becomes sick in the first 15-days.

06/02/2015

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