“Peanut,” a shelter rescue dog of unknown heritage, was named the new World’s Ugliest Dog at the Sonoma-Marin Fair Friday evening.
An Oakland attorney was convicted Thursday of felony animal cruelty for failing to properly care for the more than 100 cats who lived in her home in West Oakland, many of whom died or had to be euthanized.
Police are warning Marina residents of a dead skunk found in a city neighborhood that tested positive for rabies last week.
A professional dog walker was cited last week for keeping eight dogs in a hot van in San Francisco, prompting an animal rights group to request signs warning dog owners and walkers about the harm of leaving pets inside cars.
Coping with the loss of a pet is rough, but Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA addresses the issue in this week’s Animal Update.
Mountain View plans to begin a one-year pilot program, permitting dog owners to unleash their pets at six local parks starting June 23, a city spokeswoman said.
Tips from the SF SPCA’s Dr. Jennifer Scarlett on how to make the most of a road trip with your dog.
203 animals were adopted over the course of a single weekend at a South Bay animal shelter as part of a national free pet adoption promotion.
Janie Havemeyer wasn’t surprised when her Golden Retriever Coby hovered up a sidewalk snack during his daily walk. It’s what happened later that left Havemeyer in disbelief.
Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA reports on what pet owners can do when their animals are injured and on their way to the hospital.