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MANILA, PHILIPPINES - SEPTEMBER 28:  A pet owner hydrates his Siberian Husky during the World Rabies Day celebrations on September 28, 2013 in Cainta Municipality, Philippines. (Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images for WSPA)

Eliminating Dogs As The Reservoir For Rabies Outbreaks

There have been some widespread rabies outbreaks around the world and it’s getting recognition partly because of the recent Chinese government killing of 5,000 dogs in one city after five people were diagnosed with the disease.

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(Clockwise from top left) Posey, Hudson, Crawford and Bochy are dogs put up for adoption by the Monterey County SPCA. Ten other dogs named after Giants figures are also available. (Monterey County SPCA)

In Time For World Series Run, SPCA Puts Dogs Named After Giants Players Up For Adoption

The San Francisco Giants are headed to the World Series, and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County is hoping Bay Area fans’ love for the baseball team will lead to homes for dogs and puppies named after some of the Giants’ most popular players.

10/17/2014

Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

Man Attacked By Pack Of Pit Bulls In Modesto Dies

A Central California man has died after he and his 77-year-old mother were mauled by a pack of pit bulls owned by his neighbors, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

4 Pit Bulls Maul Elderly Woman, Son In Modesto Home; Deputies Kill Dogs

An elderly woman and her son are in critical condition, after a pack of pit bulls managed to get inside their Modesto home and go on the attack Tuesday.

10/14/2014

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Animals Often Center Of Nasty Divorce Proceedings When Bay Area Couples Split

In San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.

10/09/2014

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Meatballs Found Near Santa Rosa Dog Park Found To Be Not Poisonous

Eight meatballs that were found last month near a dog park in west Santa Rosa did not contain any poisons harmful to people or pets, Sonoma County Animal Services said this afternoon.

10/03/2014

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6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas

These 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do’s and don’ts are important to consider for any dog lover.

09/23/2014

A chihuahua dog. (Chris Weeks/Getty Images)

Animal Control Rescues 8 Neglected Dogs From San Francisco Outer Mission Home

San Francisco Animal Care & Control rescued eight abandoned dogs in a state of serious neglect from an Outer Mission home on Wednesday. The dogs will likely become available for adoption after they convalesce.

09/19/2014

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6 Must-Read Books For Dog Lovers

These books are perfect for anyone who has fallen in love with man’s best friend.

09/12/2014

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Dog Killed In Alameda Fire Started By Unattended Stove

A Sunday structure fire in Alameda displaced four families, injured a firefighter and killed a dog.

09/08/2014

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