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Animal Update: Domestic Violence Protection Orders For Pets

More and more states are starting to include pets in domestic violence protection orders, which raises the question – are pets often abused in homes with domestic violence problems?

01/02/2013

Holly, a pug missing following a burglary at a family home on San Gabriel Court in Pleasanton. (Castronovo Family photo)

Pleasanton Family Appeals For Return Of Dog After Home Burglary

A Pleasanton family is appealing to whomever broke into their home Tuesday morning to please return their pet dog.

10/10/2012

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ConsumerWatch: FDA Bid To Test Chinese-Made Dog Treats Denied

Four Chinese plants that produce chicken jerky treats sold by American companies have refused to allow Federal Drug Administration investigators to take samples for analysis despite complaints from pet owners, according to an NBC report.

08/22/2012

A pet Peahen was shot with an arrow in Vacaville (Reed Family/CBS)

Vacaville Pet Goes Missing After Being Shot With Arrow

A family is trying to track down a bird they own that was shot with an arrow. They’re also trying to find the person who shot their beloved peahen so they can deliver a message.

08/16/2012

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Tips For Building A Homemade Doghouse In Your San Francisco Backyard

Consider your local climate as well as these tips before getting started.

06/20/2012

According to authorities, this dog attacked a 2-year-old boy in Castro Valley on May 8, 2012. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Insurance Claims, County Regulations Up Ante In Dog Biting Cases

Dog bite claims are way up across the nation and, according to the Insurance Information Network, California leads the pack. If it’s your dog doing the biting, you’re likely to pay dearly.

05/19/2012

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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

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: Ensure A Healthy New Year For Your Pets

Important decisions pet owners can make on behalf of their animals to ensure a healthy new year for them – that’s the topic of this Animal Update with Dr. Jack Aldridge of the San Francisco SPCA.

01/02/2012

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Family Dog Stolen During Morgan Hill Burglary

A Morgan Hill family victimized by burglars a few days before Christmas is hoping to at least get their dog back.

12/25/2011

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Woman In Burning San Jose Home Awoken By Pet Cat

A cat may have saved its owner’s life Wednesday by waking her up to alert her that the house was on fire, a San Jose fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–04/20/2011

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