Dogs

Dogs being trained to sniff out truffles in Napa County. (CBS)

Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Truffles In Napa Valley

You’ve seen dogs trained for search and rescue and others for for sniffing out narcotics. Now some Bay Area dogs are learning to dig up what chefs call the “black diamond,” better known as truffles.

07/20/2015

Truffle dog. (Getty Images)

Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Pricey, Pungent Fungus In Napa Valley

The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.

06/29/2015

Dogs dressed up at Corgi Con at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Corgis Come Out To Play At SF’s Ocean Beach

What do you call hundreds of Corgis on a beach? A Corgi Convention, of course.

06/27/2015

Ugliest Dog 2015

World’s Ugliest Dog Named In Annual Petaluma Competition

Homely hounds gathered Friday at the Sonoma Marin fair in Petaluma for a chance to be named World’s Ugliest Dog.

06/26/2015

Winston the dog with his owners, Alexis and Matt Lakin of San Rafael. (CBS)

Bay Area Couple Says Airline Lost Dog On Journey To SFO, Endured Hours Without Food Or Water

American Airlines has apologized to a North Bay couple after they said the airline lost their dog on a journey to the Bay Area and had to endure more than 12 hours without food or water.

06/18/2015

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South Bay Dog Owners Warned After White Powder Found On Popular Trail

South Bay dog owners are being warned to watch what their pets pick up.

06/04/2015

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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SF, Oakland And San Jose Rank Among Top U.S. Cities For Dog On Mail Carrier Attacks

When it comes to dog attacks on mail carriers, San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose are listed among the top 30 cities in the country according to the U.S. Postal Service.

05/26/2015

Colusa "Lucy" Brown with Sutter Brown, Gov. Jerry Brown's pet Corgis.

Gov. Jerry Brown Adds Corgi Pup ‘Colusa’ To State’s First Family

Colusa “Lucy” Brown now joins big brother Sutter Brown.

05/16/2015

Local veteran Mike Malloy has started a foundation, and is trying to crowdsource funding for PTSD K9s to help other vets. (CBS SF)

Bay Area Veteran Trains $15K PTSD Therapy Dogs To Help Others Heal From War

Veterans coming home from war are finding that dogs are one of the best ways to cope with PTSD. But the dogs are very expensive to train and are currently not covered by the Veterans Affairs.

05/15/2015

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