SFO Contraband-Sniffing Dog Breaks RecordsA special dog at San Francisco International Airport smells trouble wherever it's hidden, protecting California's $54 billion a year agricultural industry in the process.
New Study Finds Dogs Are Brainier Than CatsDogs reportedly have significantly more cortical neurons, the “little gray cells” associated with thinking, planning, and complex behavior, according to the study.
Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A DogA new study in Sweden says owning a dog is the best medicine for cardiovascular health, especially if you're single.
Police: Two People Severely Injured, Dog Killed In Oakland Pit Bull AttackA 53-year-old woman was mauled and her pet dog killed early Friday when they were attacked by a neighbor's pit bulls. A 71-year-old man attempted to stop the attack was also mauled.
People Care More About Dogs Than Other Humans, Study FindsResearchers say that humans expressed more empathy towards dogs than other people when both were hurt or needed help.
National Park Service Drops Effort To Restrict Dog Walking In GGNRAThe National Park Service on Thursday said it is dropping a more than decade-long fight to impose new restrictions on dogs in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area.
Dog Breeder Accused Of Running 'Puppy Mill' From Vallejo HomeAccording to the complaint, a Vallejo woman has illegally been operating a puppy mill with possibly as many as 50 dogs.
Driver, Canine Passengers Dodge Death In I-880 MishapA driver and a couple of dogs riding in the back seat of a Mercedes Benz caught a lucky break in the East Bay Friday when what could have been a deadly piece of debris pierced the car's windshield on I-880, according to CHP.
Pets Abandoned During Hurricane Irma Up For Adoption In Bay AreaAnimals by the hundreds are flowing into Bay Area shelters from Texas and Florida following the hurricanes. And they're up for adoption.
150 Pets Evacuated To East Bay Ahead Of Irma Up For AdoptionAs Hurricane Irma threatens Florida, Roughly 150 pets that were previously up for adoption in Fort Lauderdale have been evacuated to the East Bay.
Animal, Consumer Advocates Want To Muzzle Pet Leasing In CaliforniaThe ASPCA and California Assemblywoman Anna Caballero have introduced a bill that would make all pet leasing contracts null and void.
Dogs Found Neglected In Scotts Valley Home AdoptedThe Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter announced Tuesday that it has found homes for most of the 34 dogs that were found neglected at a Scotts Valley home in June.