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Marla, an 8-year-old chihuahua killed after being run over by a police car. (Hannah Kenney/CBS)

Police Car Reportedly Runs Over, Kills Chihuahua In San Francisco’s Richmond Dist.

San Francisco Police were investigating after witnesses reported a police car ran over a dog in the city’s Richmond District.

02/20/2014

Pet dog rests on a bed. (AP photo)

Animal Update: Breast Cancer in Dogs

Though surprising to some, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers found in female dogs, but pet owners should know there are ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the cancer.

02/17/2014

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KCBS Animal Update: The Evolution Of Cat Litter

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett informs us that kitty litter has only been around since the 1940s, meaning having cats as full-time indoor pets is a relatively new thing and that we’re still learning about their behavior.

02/03/2014

A puppy named Gem was rescued from a conveyor belt at a Recology recycling facility in San Francisco on December 20, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

San Francisco Recology Employee Adopts Puppy Rescued By Coworkers

A Recology employee on Thursday adopted a puppy that her coworkers rescued from a recycling center conveyor belt in San Francisco last month.

01/30/2014

A puppy named Gem was rescued from a conveyor belt at a Recology recycling facility in San Francisco on December 20, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

Puppy Found In Trash, Rescued By San Francisco Recology Workers Adopted

An injured poodle puppy rescued from a recycling conveyor belt in San Francisco last month will be adopted by a Recology employee, San Francisco Animal Care and Control officials said Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Dog Lovers Unleash Concerns Over GGNRA’s Pet Restriction Plan

A group of dog-advocates in Marin County are mobilizing to preserve dog walking on parklands that a proposal by Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s draft management may curtail.

01/27/2014

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5 Ways To Spice Up Valentine’s Day This Year

Spice up your plans with these five ways to ignite the fire in your relationship this Valentine’s Day

01/19/2014

Authorities said this dog was rescued from an alleged dog fighting ring in East Oakland that was busted on December 19, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Dogfighting Suspect Identified, Homes Sought For Rescued Dogs

A suspect has been identified in a dogfighting operation uncovered in East Oakland last month, but officials are struggling to find homes or rescue groups to take the rest of the malnourished dogs, an Oakland Animal Services official said Friday.

01/10/2014

Alan Velete is accused of abusing and killing a 4-month-old puppy in front of his young daughter. (Redwood City Police Department)

Redwood City Man Accused Of Killing Puppy In Front Of Young Daughter

Redwood City police have arrested a man suspected of abusing and killing a 4-month-old puppy in front of his 4-year-old daughter.

01/10/2014

Pets up for adoption in Macy's window display in Union Square in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF SPCA Sets Record For Holiday Adoptions With Help From Macy’s Window

The San Francisco SPCA has set a record for animal adoptions this past holiday season, a spokeswoman said.

01/08/2014

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