Bay Area Tick Season In Full SwingHeavy winter rains have created a tick problem in the Bay Area, and doctors say hikers and pet owners need to be vigilant to avoid getting bit.
No-Kill Cat Shelter Saves Hundreds Of Feline Lives
American Kennel Club Releases New Dog Breed RankingsLabrador retrievers still reign supreme after a quarter century as America's most prevalent purebred dog.
Growing Mountain Lion Population Posing Greater Risk To Small PetsWildlife experts say the mountain lion population is increasing, and that’s presenting a real danger to small dogs and cats.
Dog, Cat Rescued From 1-Alarm Garage Fire In BelmontFirefighters in Belmont rescued a dog and a cat from a residential structure fire Friday afternoon.
Fairfield Police Find Pug Dog Thrown By Woman In Viral VideoPolice found a dog safe and well New Year's Day after a woman allegedly threw it to the ground last month in a video that got a lot of attention on social media.
Vets Warn Fleas Becoming Resistant To Chemical TreatmentsExperts say fleas may be mutating and becoming more resistant to topical anti-flea treatments, making them peskier than ever for Bay Area pet owners trying to get rid of them.
Freeze, Frost Warning Issued For Bay Area Impacts People, Animals OutdoorsA freeze warning will go into effect at 11 p.m. Saturday night for inland valleys and mountains of the Bay Area. People and animals outside may suffer.
The Power of a PetMany people feel that a house isn’t really a “home” without a four-legged, furry friend. Companionship of a pet has been shown to build self-esteem in the elderly, increase cognitive alertness, and lift the spirits of people with Alzheimer’s. Often times, an animal can reach a person in a way that other people cannot.
2 Dogs Rescued From San Jose Duplex FireTwo dogs were rescued from a two-alarm fire at a San Jose duplex Thursday afternoon, a fire captain said.
Jail Inmates, Dogs Brought Together In Peninsula Humane Society Adoption ProgramFour dogs graduated Friday from a Peninsula Humane Society program which matches minimum-security inmates with shelter dogs every eight weeks.
Thumbtacks, Dog Food Sprinkled On Oakland Streets Prompts Pet Owner WarningsPiles of thumbtacks sprinkled next to dog food in Oakland have prompted a warning for pet owners Monday.