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Animal Update: Planning For Your Pet’s Future

What happens if you predecease your animal and have not outlined plans for him or her in your will?

08/26/2013

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Pink Flamingo Spotted On San Francisco Bay Near San Jose

A pink flamingo is making waves in the San Francisco Bay, thousands of miles from its typical tropical home.

07/29/2013

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Animal Update: Pet Behavior

It’s not uncommon for people to think of some pets as expert mimics – birds, for instance. But according to a recently published report, there is evidence to suggest other pets do it, too.

02/18/2013

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

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