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.
Volunteers, Vets Race To Save Pets, Horses, Livestock, From Raging Valley FireThrough the devastation and destruction of the Valley Fire there is a bright spot of hope when it comes to the Herculean effort on the part of vets and volunteers to save pets, horses and livestock.
Salinas Woman Sentenced To 3 Years Probation For Hoarding Diseased, Decomposing CatsA Salinas woman pleaded guilty to charges of animal cruelty in a case that involved pet cats found in varying stages of decomposition and diseased conditions.
Flea Problems Getting Tougher To Solve For San Francisco Pet OwnersVeterinarians say there has been an uptick in flea problems with pets in San Francisco, and it’s getting harder to cure the problem.
Judge Sentences Santa Rosa Mother-Son Cat StranglersA mother and son who strangled their cat after a night of drinking have apologized to the court.
Fremont Police Dog Niko Found Hiding In San Jose Creek BedNiko, a Fremont police dog that escaped from its yard sometime Friday night, was found hiding in a San Jose creek bed Sunday morning, according to police.
San Francisco Animal Care Center 'Trumping' Pets To Help Get Them AdoptedAs candidates at the 2016 Republican presidential debate get ready to take center stage Thursday night, adoptable animals will be the “mane” attraction at San Francisco Animal Care and Control shelter.
Would You Save Your Smartphone Before Your Pet In An Emergency?Smartphones have become an extension of ourselves in recent years. We reach for them like we do water, or our partner’s hand, or even our covers at night. They’re in our grasp so frequently, it’s hard to imagine a time without them.
2 North Bay Women Battle In Court For Beloved Tuxedo CatTwo women are battling in a Sonoma County court over which of them is the rightful owner of a tuxedo cat.
Toxic Algae Bloom Closes Popular East Bay Lake To Swimmers, DogsOakland's Lake Temescal will be closed to swimmers through the Fourth of July weekend because of toxic algae blooms.
Bay Area Couple Says Airline Lost Dog On Journey To SFO, Endured Hours Without Food Or WaterAmerican Airlines has apologized to a North Bay couple after they said the airline lost their dog on a journey to the Bay Area and had to endure more than 12 hours without food or water.
Roberta Shares How Animal Lovers Can Help Their Furry FriendsFriends of Oakland Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to save the life of a special puppy and others like him.