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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.

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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

A vet examines a cat.  (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Pets And High-Blood Pressure

High-blood pressure or hypertension is a fairly common condition in cats and dogs. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA recommends blood pressure is checked at every veterinarian visit.

09/01/2014

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San Francisco Dog Adoption Fees Reduced 50% For One Week

San Francisco Animal Care & Control is offering reduced adoption fees for qualified adopters on all dogs and puppies from Saturday, Aug. 30 through Friday Sept. 5.

08/29/2014

A male kitten found at Yellowstone and Jefferson streets following the Napa earthquake. (Napa County Animal Shelter)

Pictures Of Lost, Found Pets From Napa Earthquake Featured On Facebook Pages

The earthquake that rocked Napa and Sonoma counties also caused a number of pets to flee in panic, prompting the creating of a Facebook page to try and reunite the lost pets with their owners.

08/26/2014

A visitor pets a cat at the pop-up "Cat cafe" in New York.  (EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Deaf Animals Can Still Make Great Pets

What exactly causes deafness in pets? We asked Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA. She says it’s conductive problems that are usually acquired.

08/25/2014

Dog Park Closed After Pet Diagnosed With A Virus

Gov. Brown Opens Door For State’s Doggy Diners

Dogs and their owners may now be legally allowed to chow down together at restaurants in California after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday.

08/22/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Passes On Ice Bucket Challenge, Dog Stands In

California Gov. Jerry Brown has passed on the Ice Bucket Challenge, instead having his Welsh corgi take part in the benefit supporting the ALS Association.

08/20/2014

A housewife puts an ice cube tray into the freezer section of her refrigerator, United States circa 1945. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Animal Update: The Truth About Ice And Your Dog

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA dispels a myth from a recent article online that went viral and claims that ice water can kill dogs.

08/18/2014

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