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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.

7 hours ago

A pit bull terrier. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

East Oakland Vacant Store Becomes Dumping Ground For Unwanted Pets

Unwanted pets are being dumped at a vacant store in East Oakland just steps from a state-of-the-art SPCA animal shelter.

12/19/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

Mysterious Meatballs, Chopped Onions Found In San Francisco Put Dog Owners Back On Edge

There’s a new warning for pet owners in San Francisco after a mysterious meatball rushed one dog to the emergency room.

12/09/2014

(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

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

More Couples Consider ‘Pup-Nups’ To Avoid Pet Custody Disputes

Looking to avoid a costly custody battle over the family pet, more couples are signing up for a legal agreement known as a pet pre-nup or a “pup-nup.”

11/13/2014

(CBS SF)

Teen Invents Device To Video Chat With Your Lonely Pets

A new gadget is helping to facilitate video calls between lonely pooches and their overanxious owners.

11/13/2014

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

(CBS)

Cats, Parrots, Dogs Welcome To Worship In Berkeley Church

Less dogma and more dogs is the mantra at an eclectic Christian community in Berkeley where pets are as welcome in the pews as parishioners.

11/07/2014

Ashley Kirk (left) and Juan Ortega-Ramos are accused of burglarizing customers of a PetSmart store in San Carlos. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Couple Who Used PetSmart Boarding Information To Burglarize Homes Sentenced To Prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to prison time Thursday morning for a series of break-ins at homes they learned were vacant when the residents’ pets were boarded at PetSmart

11/07/2014

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - SEPTEMBER 28:  A pet owner hydrates his Siberian Husky during the World Rabies Day celebrations on September 28, 2013 in Cainta Municipality, Philippines. (Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images for WSPA)

Eliminating Dogs As The Reservoir For Rabies Outbreaks

There have been some widespread rabies outbreaks around the world and it’s getting recognition partly because of the recent Chinese government killing of 5,000 dogs in one city after five people were diagnosed with the disease.

10/20/2014

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