Poison

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

‘Amnesty’ Pond For Dumping Unwanted Goldfish Planned After Deadly Restoration Of SF’s Mountain Lake

People can soon start dumping their pet goldfish, carp and other unwanted fishy pets in a designated “amnesty” pond near San Francisco Presidio’s Mountain Lake.

11/22/2014

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

Only In San Francisco: ‘Goldfish Amnesty’ Pond Planned After Poisoning Non-Native Fish In Mountain Lake

Crews have taken drastic measures alien invaders in Mountain Lake, in San Francisco’s Presidio. But to do that, they have to kill off every living thing in the water.

11/13/2014

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Meatballs Found Near Santa Rosa Dog Park Found To Be Not Poisonous

Eight meatballs that were found last month near a dog park in west Santa Rosa did not contain any poisons harmful to people or pets, Sonoma County Animal Services said this afternoon.

10/03/2014

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

Potentially Poison-Laced Meatballs Found At Santa Rosa Dog Park

Eight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison.

09/23/2014

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

More Possibly Tainted Meatballs Found In SF’s Sunset By Dog Walker

More meatballs apparently left out to poison dogs were discovered Monday morning in San Francisco’s Sunset District, according to police.

05/05/2014

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Easter Warning For Cat Owners, Extreme Poisoning Danger From Lilies

Lily plants may be popular at Easter, but the leaves, flowers, even the pollen can lead to multiple organ failure and imminent death for cats. There are two main varieties that are most dangerous.

04/16/2014

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

3rd Case Of Poison Meatballs? New Sidewalk Discovery In SF Richmond District

San Francisco police are testing four meatballs found on a sidewalk in the city’s Richmond District Sunday night to see if they are poisonous.

02/24/2014

Nyxo died after ingesting rat poison, according to a necropsy. (Mourad Gabriel)

Dog Owned By NorCal Rat Poison Researcher Is Poisoned To Death

A dog owned by a Northern California researcher studying how a rat poison affects endangered species was killed by the same poison intentionally left for the dog, according to the owner.

02/14/2014

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

San Francisco Police Still Looking For Person Who Poisoned Meatballs

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down whomever left hundreds of meatballs laced with rat poison in areas where dogs could find them.

07/09/2013

A woman was charged with leaving poisoned juice in a San Jose Starbucks.  (CBS)

Woman Accused Of Attempting To Poison SJ Starbucks Customers With Juice

San Jose police were investigating a the motives of a female suspect who placed orange juice mixed with rubbing alcohol on a refrigerated shelf at a Starbucks coffee shop on Monday afternoon.

04/30/2013

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