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Silicon Valley Humane Society Launches Social Media Campaign For Adoptable Dog With Skin Condition

A dog with a skin condition known as demodetic mange is getting her own social media campaign, thanks to the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.

01/09/2015

Homeless Pets Veterinary Dentistry

East Bay Animal Shelter Veterinary Technicians Make Sure Dogs And Cats Have Something To Smile About

Technicians at an East Bay animal shelter are taking part in a first-of-its-kind program sponsored by the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry to help make homeless animals more adoptable.

12/26/2014

Rat Survives Fire

Pet Rat Survives 2-Alarm Antioch House Fire, Collapsed Roof

A pet rat survived a two-alarm fire in Antioch at a home where the roof collapsed early Sunday morning.

11/09/2014

Police K-9 Trials

Police Dogs Compete At K-9 Trials In San Leandro

San Leandro officer Dennis Mally and Rohan competed Saturday in the second annual Police K-9 Trials, where they won in the “searching” contest category.

08/10/2014

A pit bull terrier. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Pit Bull, 2 Men Stabbed In 2 Separate Incidents Early Friday In SF

A pit bull and two men were stabbed in two separate incidents that happened in San Francisco early Friday morning.

08/01/2014

Oakland's Art & Soul Festival Celebrates Local Talent

Jump On Tomorrow: July Jobs, Levi’s Stadium Soccer, Animal Adoptions, SJ Giving Tree, Art & Soul

Coming Friday: July’s jobs numbers, int’l soccer at Levi’s Stadium, little dogs fly to Vancouver, school supplies donated in San Jose, Oakland’s Art & Soul festival.

07/31/2014

police dog

Petaluma Police Dog Helps Track Down Drug Offender

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

03/30/2014

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.

02/17/2014

Roo! (Gofetchdogtraining.com)

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.

02/09/2014

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.

02/02/2014

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