Dog

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

(Getty Images)

Santa Rosa Couple Charged In Strangling Death Of Dog Tied To Post

Police say a Santa Rosa couple will face animal cruelty charges after their dog was strangled to death by the cable tying it to a backyard post.

05/29/2015

Maximillian the pit bull puppy had to be put down after someone tortured him. (Courtesy: San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

$10K Reward Offered After Homeless Man’s Puppy Stolen, Brutally Tortured In San Francisco

A $10,000 reward has been offered to help find a thief who stole and beat a homeless man’s pit bull puppy so badly that veterinarians had to put it down.

05/17/2015

A pit bull named Maximilian by shelter staff rests after being treated for his multiple injuries. (San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

Brutally Abused Dog Found Under Freeway In San Francisco; Reward Offered

A $500 reward is being offered for information in the case of a dog found severely injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, according to the Animal Care and Control.

05/15/2015

Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

California Beagle Owners Push For Stricter Rules On Animal Testing

Beagles and their owners have been regular visitors to the state capitol in Sacramento to support AB147, a bill that would require publicly funded labs using dogs and cats for research to put healthy ones like Riley up for adoption rather than put them to sleep once the research is over.

05/11/2015

Wynder, stolen dog

Dog Stolen From Outside Berkeley Salon Returned To Owner After Woman Hears Story On KCBS

A Berkeley hairstylist was reunited with his stolen dog on Thursday afternoon after a woman recognized the dog as being the same one given to her daughter.

04/16/2015

Tortured Puppy

Burned Chihuahua Puppy In Antioch Recovering After Losing Ears; $1,000 Reward Offered To Find Attacker

A chihuahua puppy that was found to have been tortured with major burns is recovering after having its ears amputated. Police are offering a reward to find its attacker.

04/10/2015

(Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office)

Abandoned Bloodhound Found Tied Up On Handrail For Hours In Watsonville

A bloodhound has a warm place to stay the night thanks to some Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies.

04/10/2015

(Fresno Fire Department)

Firefighters Rescue Puppy From 50-Foot Deep Well In Fresno

Firefighters lowered a knotted rope into the hole and looped it around the puppy’s legs and torso and pulled him to safety.

04/08/2015

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