Pet Owners

Dogs play in a backyard.

Flea Problems Getting Tougher To Solve For San Francisco Pet Owners

Veterinarians say there has been an uptick in flea problems with pets in San Francisco, and it’s getting harder to cure the problem.

08/26/2015

Cougar mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Warning Issued To Hikers, Residents, Pet Owners After Mountain Lion Kills 3 Animals In 2 Weeks In Half Moon Bay

The most recent sighting was on Friday night around 7:30 p.m., when deputies responded to a report of multiple mountain lion sightings in the 900 block of Miramontes Street in Half Moon Bay.

03/21/2015

A walker takes dogs to a dog park. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Turf War: Parents Complain Against Off-Leash Dogs In Oakland’s Dimond District

A turf war is brewing between parents and dog owners in Oakland where dogs are being accused of being too rambunctious when they’re off their leashes.

02/25/2014

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Poisonous Meatballs Found Again In San Francisco Twin Peaks Area

Pet owners were advised to be on alert after poisonous meatballs, similar to hundreds found last July, were found Saturday in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood.

02/22/2014

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Fremont Pet Rule Catches Owners By Surprise

While most cities and counties request notification of a change in a pet’s status, Fremont’s Animal Care and Control Dept. requires notification. Failure to inform the city can lead to fines of up to $1,000.

05/15/2012