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High-Tech Harnesses For Dogs Meant To Improve Bond With Humans

Scientists at North Carolina State University developed a new communication device for dogs in the form of a hig-tech harness. Don’t worry; our anchor Jeff Bell wasn’t familiar with them either.

01/26/2015

(CBS SF)

San Francisco Restaurant Throws Bay Area’s First ‘Doggie Brunch’ To Celebrate New California Law

An organic San Francisco restaurant is celebrating the Jan. 1 launch of a new California law that finally allows dogs in restaurant’s outside dining areas by throwing the Bay Area’s very first doggie brunch.

01/19/2015

(Oakland Animal Services)

Looking For A Pet? These 12 ‘Hard Luck Hounds’ Need A New Home

Oakland Animal Services is launching a “Hard Luck Hounds” campaign to try to get people to adopt 12 dogs who have been at the shelter for more than two months.

01/08/2015

(Mountain View PD)

Police K-9 ‘Zeus’ Sniffs Out $240,000 And 50 Pounds Of Meth In Santa Clara

The Mountain View Police Department tweeted Tuesday that its K-9 named Zeus found $240,000 during a recent traffic stop and a large amount of methamphetamine in Santa Clara.

01/07/2015

Shoppers look over the merchadise at a Petco store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Petco Pulls Chinese-Made Jerky Treats From 1,300 Stores; May Have Sickened Dogs, Cats

Petco said Monday it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of concerns they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the U.S. since 2007.

01/05/2015

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It’s 2015: Time For New Year’s Pet Resolutions

With the new year comes a time of reflection and resolutions, but what would our pet cats and dogs put down on their lists?

01/05/2015

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Thor, Retired Heroic Antioch Police Dog, Dies

Thor, a retired Antioch police dog that worked with the department for more than a decade died Tuesday, according to an organization devoted to law enforcement dogs.

12/31/2014

A dog badly injured in an attack by a pair of pit bulls loose near the San Leandro Marina Monday. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Rampaging Pit Bulls Loose Around San Leandro Marina

Police shot and killed two pit bulls found running loose and attacking people at the San Leandro Marina on Sunday.

12/22/2014

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2 Dogs, 2 Rabbits Killed In Fremont House Fire

A woman managed to escape her burning Fremont home through her bedroom window this morning but two of her dogs and two rabbits died and her cat remains missing.

12/01/2014

(CBS SF)

7 Puppies Found Abandoned In Radio Shack Trash Bin Nursed Back To Health

A Lake Tahoe animal shelter is providing a new lease on life to seven puppies found abandoned in a trash bin in Susanville.

12/01/2014

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