Pet

A group of puppies found abandoned inside a dumpster in San Rafael. (Marin Humane Society)

‘The Nifty Nine’ Puppies Rescued From A Dumpster In Marin Have All Found Homes

Nine abandoned pups who captured the hearts of thousands across the country have all found homes.

03/07/2015

Nine puppies discarded near a dumpster in San Rafael were saved by a good samaritan. (Marin Humane Society)

9 Puppies Abandoned By Dumpster In San Rafael Saved By Good Samaritan

Nine puppies were saved by a good samaritan who spotted the pups beside a dumpster in Marin County Tuesday night.

03/04/2015

A pit bull attacked its owner in Pinole, leaving the woman seriously injured. (CBS)

Pit Bull Stabbed, Beaten With Bat As It Attacked Woman In Pinole Home; Dog Later Euthanized

Blinky, a 9-year-old pit bull mix that attacked and severely injured a woman at her home in Pinole on Sunday morning, has been euthanized, according to Contra Costa County Animal Services.

03/02/2015

Pixie 2, a Pomeranian up for adoption at Muttville. (Muttville)

Pet Ownership Too Much Responsibility? Bay Area Organization Lets Volunteers ‘Borrow’ One

At one time or another, a lot of us have pined for a dog without being able to accept full-time responsibility for one, so a Bay Area organization is helping that dream come true by letting users ‘borrow’ pets.

02/18/2015

Five dogs were killed in a residential fire in North Richmond. (Bay City News)

Five Dogs Killed In North Richmond Residential Fire

Five dogs died in a residential structure fire on Monday evening in North Richmond, an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, according to firefighters.

02/17/2015

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Pit Bull Stolen After Teen Punched Aboard San Francisco Muni Bus In SoMa

A man was punched in the face and then had his pit bull stolen while aboard a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s South of Market neighborhood early Thursday morning, police said.

01/22/2015

Hana the Shiba Inu was reunited with her Tracy family after she was stolen three years ago. (CBS)

Tracy Family Reunited With Dog Stolen 3 Years Ago

A phone call led a Tracy family to their rare Japanese breed dog stolen three years ago.

01/15/2015

A flyer posted after Mochi the dog was stolen from her home in San Francisco. (Courtesy: David Baker)

Caught On Camera: Woman Snatches San Francisco Couple’s Pit Bull

A San Francisco couple is seeking help from their neighbors and the public after their dog was apparently stolen from their apartment.

01/12/2015

Daisy the Dog swam to shore after the boat she was in sank during a storm on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

Dog Swims 1.5 Miles During Storm To Reunite With Owner After Home On Water Sinks Near Sausalito

A Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.

12/16/2014

(Credit: Jackie MacMillan)

Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final Days

A Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.

12/08/2014

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