Humane Society Patrolling Streets Of San Rafael For Unlicensed DogsThe Marin Humane Society has begun patrolling the streets of downtown San Rafael looking for unlicensed dogs.
Jail Inmates, Dogs Brought Together In Peninsula Humane Society Adoption ProgramFour dogs graduated Friday from a Peninsula Humane Society program which matches minimum-security inmates with shelter dogs every eight weeks.
Salinas Woman Sentenced To 3 Years Probation For Hoarding Diseased, Decomposing CatsA Salinas woman pleaded guilty to charges of animal cruelty in a case that involved pet cats found in varying stages of decomposition and diseased conditions.
Burlingame Dog Sitter Charged With Animal Cruelty After Incident Caught On CameraA Burlingame dog-sitting business owner is being charged with animal abuse after a neighbor captured video of the woman allegedly mistreating a dog in her care.
Decapitated Goat Found In Latest Sacramento Animal Mutilation CaseThe remains of a decapitated goat have been found in Sacramento, bringing the total number of mutilated animals discovered in the area to more than a dozen since December.
California Could Be First State To Ban Using Bullhooks On ElephantsCalifornia would be the first state to ban using bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants, under a bill moving through the Legislature.
'The Nifty Nine' Puppies Rescued From A Dumpster In Marin Have All Found HomesNine abandoned pups who captured the hearts of thousands across the country have all found homes.
9 Puppies Abandoned By Dumpster In San Rafael Saved By Good SamaritanNine puppies were saved by a good samaritan who spotted the pups beside a dumpster in Marin County Tuesday night.
Over 400 Dogs, Cats Used In Testing Flea & Tick Products In One Of California's Largest Animal LabsResearch animals are kept in cages for months, even years, and subjected to the potentially painful experiments. And one of the biggest such labs in California is right in our own backyard.
California Meat Companies Winning Praise From Animal Activists For Humane SlaughterA couple of California meat companies are earning positive recognition from animal activists. It's not just for how they are feeding and housing their animals, but how they're killing them.
$5,000 Reward Offered To Find Who Left Puppies To Die In Garbage Bag At Pleasant Hill ParkThe Humane Society of the U.S. is offering a $5,000 reward for information on the animal cruelty suspect or suspects who sealed three 5-week-old terrier puppies in a garbage bag and left them to die in a Pleasant Hill park last week.
What's That Smell? Skunks In Heat (Get Used To It)If you think you've been smelling a lot of skunks in your neighborhood, the Humane Society reminds us that it'll probably get worse, as February through March is peak of skunk mating season.