Pets

Dogs play in a backyard.

Flea Problems Getting Tougher To Solve For San Francisco Pet Owners

Veterinarians say there has been an uptick in flea problems with pets in San Francisco, and it’s getting harder to cure the problem.

08/26/2015

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Judge Sentences Santa Rosa Mother-Son Cat Stranglers

A mother and son who strangled their cat after a night of drinking have apologized to the court.

08/12/2015

Niko Found

Fremont Police Dog Niko Found Hiding In San Jose Creek Bed

Niko, a Fremont police dog that escaped from its yard sometime Friday night, was found hiding in a San Jose creek bed Sunday morning, according to police.

08/09/2015

The San Francisco Animal Care & Control Center is "Trumping" pets to help them get adopted. (SFACC)

San Francisco Animal Care Center ‘Trumping’ Pets To Help Get Them Adopted

As candidates at the 2016 Republican presidential debate get ready to take center stage Thursday night, adoptable animals will be the “mane” attraction at San Francisco Animal Care and Control shelter.

08/06/2015

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Would You Save Your Smartphone Before Your Pet In An Emergency?

Smartphones have become an extension of ourselves in recent years. We reach for them like we do water, or our partner’s hand, or even our covers at night. They’re in our grasp so frequently, it’s hard to imagine a time without them.

08/03/2015

A Fairfield woman is suing a woman from Kenwood over which one is the rightful owner of this tuxedo cat. (Tiffany Mestas)

2 North Bay Women Battle In Court For Beloved Tuxedo Cat

Two women are battling in a Sonoma County court over which of them is the rightful owner of a tuxedo cat.

07/16/2015

Lake Temescal, a small reservoir in the Berkeley Hills, in northeastern Oakland, California. (Creative Commons)

Toxic Algae Bloom Closes Popular East Bay Lake To Swimmers, Dogs

Oakland’s Lake Temescal will be closed to swimmers through the Fourth of July weekend because of toxic algae blooms.

07/02/2015

Winston the dog with his owners, Alexis and Matt Lakin of San Rafael. (CBS)

Bay Area Couple Says Airline Lost Dog On Journey To SFO, Endured Hours Without Food Or Water

American Airlines has apologized to a North Bay couple after they said the airline lost their dog on a journey to the Bay Area and had to endure more than 12 hours without food or water.

06/18/2015

Frodo, a terrier mix puppy needing treatment for parvovirus. (Oakland Animal Services)

Roberta Shares How Animal Lovers Can Help Their Furry Friends

Friends of Oakland Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to save the life of a special puppy and others like him.

06/12/2015

Dog Lover

Warning: Drought Increases Rabies Risk For Pets, People

Animal bites are already more common during summer because everyone spends more time outside, but the drought exacerbates the rabies risk.

06/09/2015

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