Dogs

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

Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

California Beagle Owners Push For Stricter Rules On Animal Testing

Beagles and their owners have been regular visitors to the state capitol in Sacramento to support AB147, a bill that would require publicly funded labs using dogs and cats for research to put healthy ones like Riley up for adoption rather than put them to sleep once the research is over.

05/11/2015

Frame from the "Oaktown Pup" parody video. (East Bay SPCA/YouTube)

East Bay SPCA ‘Oaktown Pup’ Video Parodies ‘Uptown Funk’ In Quest To Get More Adoptions

The East Bay SPCA is holding nothing back in its quest to get more lovable, furry critters adopted.

04/21/2015

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Coyote Warning Issued To Dog Owners After Attacks In San Francisco’s Presidio

Dog owners who frequent San Francisco’s Presidio were being warned to watch out for coyotes.

04/13/2015

A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

40,000 Sign Petition To Stop Law Forcing Dogs To Be On Leashes In Bay Area Parks

A San Francisco apartment dweller’s petition against a National Park Service plan to put further limitations on unleashed dogs in parks is gaining steam.

04/07/2015

One of the dozens of dogs rescued and brought to SF from a Korean dog meat farm. This picture was taken just moments after this dog's arrival. (CBS)

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From South Korean Dog Meat Farm Will Soon Go To Loving Homes

After lifetimes spent in small, filthy crowded cages on a South Korean dog meat farm, dozens of dogs can now spend the rest of their lives in loving homes.

03/19/2015

Dog Lover

Golden Chinscher? ‘Who’s Your Daddy’ DNA Tests Results Yield Most Creative Canine Breeds Ever

A quarter of the dogs taken in by one California animal shelter look like Chihuahuas. So how do you make a pet stand out when it’s similar to so many other dogs at the shelter? Check the DNA and call it a Chihuahuadoodle.

03/18/2015

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