A Silicon Valley animal shelter is using one of its more famous former residents and the power of Internet cat infatuations to help other shelter cats in need.
California’s shark fin ban faces a legal challenge by the Chinatown Neighborhood Association and Asian Americans for Political Advancement.
The USDA said it will increase inspections of imported beef, in the midst of a horsemeat scandal in Europe. So far, none of the tainted products have made it to the United States. But the scandal is renewing efforts to ban American horse slaughter.
The humane society says a landmark $500 million settlement has been reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008.
Safeway spokesman Brian Dowling said the chain already buys some pork from producers who are phasing out gestation crates. The Pleasanton-based company has not set a deadline for going completely crate-free.
A seventh abandon puppy has been found at a plastics recycling plant in Royal Oaks, according to the Monterey County SPCA.
A reward for information on the deliberate drowning of a cat in the Redwood Shores lagoon has grown to $12,225 with new donations, according to Peninsula Humane Society officials.
Michael Vick and the Humane Society said on Monday that an application built to run on Google Inc.’s Android software glorifies dogfighting.
Police say that the video taken by Vince Faltis was the evidence needed to arrest Charles Black, leading to his conviction earlier this month on two counts of felony animal cruelty.
A pit bull that apparently attacked a 10-year-old boy in Vallejo on Monday afternoon will likely be euthanized, authorities said Wednessday.