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Pets and Animals

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Petaluma Police Dog Helps Track Down Drug Offender

A Petaluma police dog helped apprehend a drug offender on Saturday.


San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

15 Displaced, Dog Dies In San Jose House Fire

Firefighters controlled a two-alarm fire in a San Jose house Monday evening that displaced 15 people.


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SF Mutt Roo! Named Best Mixed-Breed At Westminster

A husky mix called Roo!, owned by trainer Stacey Campbell of San Francisco, got a special award for the best mixed-breed dog at the the Westminster Kennel Club show.


Punxsutawney Phil on Groundhog Day

Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil: 6 More Weeks Of Winter

Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil couldn’t predict the winner of the Super Bowl but his handlers said he was sure of his weather forecast: There will be 6 more weeks of winter.


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San Leandro Police Officer Kills Dog That Attacked Boy

A police officer shot and killed one of two aggressive off-leash dogs after an 11-year-old boy was bit by one of the dogs on Saturday morning in San Leandro.


Missing Puppy Found

Puppy, Missing In Mountain View, Turned In To Police

A puppy that was taken from a locked vehicle in Mountain View Saturday was returned after reports circulated in the media and online.


A kitten awaits adoption at an East Bay animal shelter. (CBS)

Dozens Of Cats Rescued In Monterey County Up For Adoption

Cats that were rescued from Seaside properties in a major animal cruelty and neglect case last year are available for adoption from the SPCA Monterey County.


Rescued Pets

4 Dozen Pets Rescued From Monterey Hoarder’s Home

The Monterey County SPCA is asking for donations to help care for dozens of cats, dogs and puppies that were rescued from a hoarder’s home early Sunday morning


Siabu the Orangutan

Central Valley Orangutan ‘Predicts’ 49ers Will Win Super Bowl

An orangutan at Fresno’s Chaffee Zoo has “predicted” a 49ers victory in next week’s Super Bowl, according to her keepers.


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Man And Dog Escape 2-Alarm Fire In Santa Cruz Duplex

A man and his dog escaped safely from a two-alarm duplex fire in
Santa Cruz on Saturday.