We’ve all seen trainers use dominance and punishment training techniques with dogs, but Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA explains why this kind of training may be outdated.
Four dogs graduated on Thursday from a special program on the peninsula that paired them with county jail inmates for training.
A turf war is brewing between parents and dog owners in Oakland where dogs are being accused of being too rambunctious when they’re off their leashes.
San Francisco police are testing four meatballs found on a sidewalk in the city’s Richmond District Sunday night to see if they are poisonous.
Pet owners were advised to be on alert after poisonous meatballs, similar to hundreds found last July, were found Saturday in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood.
Northern California authorities stopped two dogs from devouring the dead body of their owner as it lay on the ground in a clearing beside the road.
Though surprising to some, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers found in female dogs, but pet owners should know there are ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the cancer.
The pair of pit bulls that attacked two men in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Tuesday night, prompting police to shoot and kill one of the dogs, had been in the custody of the city last month, San Francisco Animal Care and Control officials said Wednesday.
A group of dog-advocates in Marin County are mobilizing to preserve dog walking on parklands that a proposal by Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s draft management may curtail.
The San Francisco SPCA has set a record for animal adoptions this past holiday season, a spokeswoman said.