The fire broke out just before 1 a.m. on 159th Avenue in the Ashland Area. Firefighters were able to knock down the flames within minutes of arriving, but not before two residents, a cat and a dog were injured.
After a history of catering to man’s best friend, a Bay Area restaurant is changing its policy that allowed dogs on their outdoor patios, and that is causing some growls from dog lovers.
Residents who woke up to their Oakland apartment building in flames early Wednesday morning credit the barking of a neighbor’s dog for their safe escape.
Summer is here and sometimes it can be a troublesome time for pets (dogs especially) who can easily suffer heat stroke if you don’t take some basic precautions.
“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.