Volunteers at a Bay Area animal shelter said dogs are unfairly being sent to their deaths, instead of being sent to the foster families that want them. They also accuse the shelter of kicking them out for speaking up.
A dog in Fremont had to be euthanized after police found it neglected and abused on Saturday night, a police spokeswoman said.
Zoo officials said Wishbone was put down this week after it lost the use of its hind legs from a suspected neurological illness.
A sea lion that crossed U.S. Highway 101 in Burlingame on Saturday after being shot in the face had to be euthanized, a spokesman for the Marine Mammal Center said Wednesday.
A sea lion found stuck in the mud in an East Palo Alto creek last week was euthanized Wednesday morning after suffering a stroke at the Marin County rescue center where he was being treated.
The California sea lion, dubbed King Neptune, was put down after tests determined that his condition had deteriorated significantly, officials with the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito said.
Marin County officials have euthanized about 400 roosters they believe were being raised for cockfighting on the property of a man who killed himself.