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Silicon Valley Humane Society Launches Social Media Campaign For Adoptable Dog With Skin Condition

A dog with a skin condition known as demodetic mange is getting her own social media campaign, thanks to the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.

01/09/2015

(Oakland Animal Services)

Looking For A Pet? These 12 ‘Hard Luck Hounds’ Need A New Home

Oakland Animal Services is launching a “Hard Luck Hounds” campaign to try to get people to adopt 12 dogs who have been at the shelter for more than two months.

01/08/2015

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It’s 2015: Time For New Year’s Pet Resolutions

With the new year comes a time of reflection and resolutions, but what would our pet cats and dogs put down on their lists?

01/05/2015

(photo credit: coveryourk9.org)

Thor, Retired Heroic Antioch Police Dog, Dies

Thor, a retired Antioch police dog that worked with the department for more than a decade died Tuesday, according to an organization devoted to law enforcement dogs.

12/31/2014

Homeless Pets Veterinary Dentistry

East Bay Animal Shelter Veterinary Technicians Make Sure Dogs And Cats Have Something To Smile About

Technicians at an East Bay animal shelter are taking part in a first-of-its-kind program sponsored by the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry to help make homeless animals more adoptable.

12/26/2014

A pit bull terrier. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

East Oakland Vacant Store Becomes Dumping Ground For Unwanted Pets

Unwanted pets are being dumped at a vacant store in East Oakland just steps from a state-of-the-art SPCA animal shelter.

12/19/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

Mysterious Meatballs, Chopped Onions Found In San Francisco Put Dog Owners Back On Edge

There’s a new warning for pet owners in San Francisco after a mysterious meatball rushed one dog to the emergency room.

12/09/2014

(Credit: Jackie MacMillan)

Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final Days

A Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.

12/08/2014

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

More Couples Consider ‘Pup-Nups’ To Avoid Pet Custody Disputes

Looking to avoid a costly custody battle over the family pet, more couples are signing up for a legal agreement known as a pet pre-nup or a “pup-nup.”

11/13/2014

(CBS SF)

Teen Invents Device To Video Chat With Your Lonely Pets

A new gadget is helping to facilitate video calls between lonely pooches and their overanxious owners.

11/13/2014

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