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Frodo, a terrier mix puppy needing treatment for parvovirus. (Oakland Animal Services)

Oakland Animal Shelter Seeks Funds For ‘Frodo,’ Sick Puppy Needing Treatment

Frodo, a terrier mix puppy who came to Oakland Animal Services as a stray, was set to be adopted into a happy home but now is fighting for his life.

06/11/2015

(Photo credit: Wendy Tokuda)

Animal Update: Preventing Parvovirus In Dogs

Veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, has advice on how to prevent your adult dog or puppy from contacting the highly contagious parvovirus.

05/05/2014

The Occupy San Francisco encampment at Justin Herman Plaza (CBS)

San Francisco Officials Fear Disease Will Spread At Occupy Encampment

Poor sanitation and evidence of lice and fleas at the Occupy San Francisco encampment endanger the health of everyone in the overcrowded, makeshift tent city at Justin Herman Plaza, public health officials said Wednesday.

11/17/2011

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Deadly Dog Virus Feared Spreading At Occupy SF Encampment

The San Francisco SPCA has warned Occupy SF protesters of a possibly fatal virus being spread among dogs who run free at the downtown encampment.

11/15/2011