Pet

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

(Ken Bastida)

Exotic “Super Cat” Discovered In San Francisco TV Anchor’s Backyard

An exotic hybrid cat possibly valued at several thousand dollars was discovered roaming an East Bay backyard by KPIX 5 television anchor Ken Bastida.

09/26/2014

A visitor pets a cat at the pop-up "Cat cafe" in New York.  (EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images)

Customers Can Soon Play With Adoptable Cats At San Francisco ‘KitTea’ Cafe

There’s a new way to find a pet at this upcoming San Francisco cafes where adoptable kitties mingle with cafe customers.

06/23/2014

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