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A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

40,000 Sign Petition To Stop Law Forcing Dogs To Be On Leashes In Bay Area Parks

A San Francisco apartment dweller’s petition against a National Park Service plan to put further limitations on unleashed dogs in parks is gaining steam.

04/07/2015

Stella, a 5-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback. (Eireann Dolan)

Landlord Asks A’s Pitcher, Girlfriend For Their Dog’s Resume As Part Of Rental Application

Finding an apartment in the Bay Area is hard enough nowadays, perhaps harder for professional ballplayers who may only want to be rent for less than a year, and especially if they have pets.

03/31/2015

Mei Fun, a 2-year-old pug killed by a kick to the head, according to its owner. (Facebook/Stephanie Lisi)

Jogger Kicks, Kills Dog That Ran Up To Him On East Bay Trail

An East Bay dog owner has been in tears for days after she says a jogger in Kensington viciously and intentionally attacked her 2-year-old pug, killing it with a swift kick to the head.

03/25/2015

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Sick Bat Picked Up By Dog In Fremont Park Tests Positive For Rabies; 2nd Found This Month

A second bat found in Fremont has tested positive for rabies, police announced Tuesday.

03/17/2015

A group of puppies found abandoned inside a dumpster in San Rafael. (Marin Humane Society)

‘The Nifty Nine’ Puppies Rescued From A Dumpster In Marin Have All Found Homes

Nine abandoned pups who captured the hearts of thousands across the country have all found homes.

03/07/2015

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area. (CBS)

Pet Owners Protest Plan That Could Prohibit Off-Leash Dogs In Parts Of Golden Gate National Recreational Area

Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered outside the National Park Service offices in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday afternoon to protest the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s new general management plan, which they say could prohibit off-leash dogs in the few remaining parts of the park where they are allowed.

03/04/2015

Nine puppies discarded near a dumpster in San Rafael were saved by a good samaritan. (Marin Humane Society)

9 Puppies Abandoned By Dumpster In San Rafael Saved By Good Samaritan

Nine puppies were saved by a good samaritan who spotted the pups beside a dumpster in Marin County Tuesday night.

03/04/2015

A pit bull attacked its owner in Pinole, leaving the woman seriously injured. (CBS)

Pit Bull Stabbed, Beaten With Bat As It Attacked Woman In Pinole Home; Dog Later Euthanized

Blinky, a 9-year-old pit bull mix that attacked and severely injured a woman at her home in Pinole on Sunday morning, has been euthanized, according to Contra Costa County Animal Services.

03/02/2015

A pit bull dog. (CBS)

Pit Bull Turns On Owner, Leaves Pinole Woman Seriously Injured

A woman was attacked by her own pit bull in Pinole Sunday, leaving her with serious injuries.

03/01/2015

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Ban On Selling Pets At The Pet Store Curbs Support For Puppy Mills

The recent movement to ban the sale of some animals, especially puppies at pet stores, is gaining momentum in cities in California, Florida and New Jersey, but it’s still allowed in San Francisco.

02/23/2015

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