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'Charm' the Chihuahua rescued from a freeway median in Contra Costa County is reunited with her family. (Source: Contra Costa County Animal Services)

Chihuahua Found On I-680 Median Reunited With Family In Martinez

A Chihuahua found wandering on the middle of a busy Bay Area freeway has been reunited with her family after being rescued by a CHP officer.

05/15/2014

The 2-year-old female Chihuahua rescued from a highway median barrier in Walnut Creek at the Contra Costa Animal Services shelter in Martinez. (CBS)

Chihuahua Rescued From Walnut Creek Highway Median Awaits Adoption In Martinez Shelter

A Chihuahua that was rescued from atop a median barrier on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek by a California Highway Patrol Officer Friday will have a few more days of tests before possibly being put up for adoption.

05/13/2014

A viewer took an photo of a dead dog on a sidewalk in front of the post office at 92nd St. and International Blvd. in Oakland. (CBS)

Dog Left Dead On Oakland Sidewalk For Nearly A Week Despite Numerous Calls

A dead dog left just feet away from a cluster of mailboxes in East Oakland was left for nearly a week before being cleaned up by animal control, but even then, the grisly task wasn’t complete, as KPIX 5 discovered Tuesday.

05/13/2014

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20 Animals Rescued From Pacific Grove Home In Apparent Hoarding Case

The SPCA of Monterey County rescued 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats on Wednesday from a Pacific Grove home where they were locked into three small, filthy rooms in an apparent case of animal hoarding.

05/08/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

More Possibly Tainted Meatballs Found In SF’s Sunset By Dog Walker

More meatballs apparently left out to poison dogs were discovered Monday morning in San Francisco’s Sunset District, according to police.

05/05/2014

(Credit Robert Dollwet via Youtube)

Cat Trainer Gets Dogs, Cat To Rock To Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Video

Bay Area native animal trainer Robert Dollwet’s video of the Pharrell Williams song “Happy” is going viral thanks to a pack of expertly choreographed dogs and an unlikely swimming cat, demonstrating that few creatures demonstrate happiness better than our four-legged friends.

05/04/2014

An injured but recovering Carolyn Wax describes fending off a dog attack on her Chihuahua, May 2, 2014. (CBS)

Injured Brentwood Woman Describes Saving Her Chihuahua From Brutal Dog Attack

A Brentwood woman and her Chihuahua, both victims of a brutal dog attack, were recovering Friday while the dog that attacked them was under quarantine.

05/02/2014

Emma Stone & Jimmy Fallon (credit: Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

The ‘amazing’ Emma Stone vs. Fallon & we discover a “Zonkey” + more viral videos!

05/02/2014

A man's leg is bandaged following an attack by two dogs in Brentwood, May 1, 2014. (CBS)

Brentwood Dog Walkers Injured After Separate Attacks By Loose Sharpei-Pit Bull Mix, Labrador

Two Brentwood residents walking their dogs Thursday morning were injured in separate attacks by a pair of loose dogs, a police sergeant said.

05/01/2014

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Veterinarian House-Calls Making Pet Care Easier For San Franciscans

In a city with more dogs than children, San Franciscans can find it challenging to find a veterinarian when they need one.

04/14/2014

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