Rat Poison

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

Poisonous Meatballs Found Again In San Francisco Twin Peaks Area

Pet owners were advised to be on alert after poisonous meatballs, similar to hundreds found last July, were found Saturday in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood.

02/22/2014

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 Dog Sickened By Poisoned Meatballs Dies

Oskar, one of the dogs who recently consumed poisoned meatballs left on the streets in the hills of San Francisco, has died.

07/12/2013

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

SF Police Warn Dog Owners Of More Poison Meatballs On SF Streets

With no arrest yet for the rat poisoned meatballs left on sidewalks in the Upper Market area, San Francisco officials said Wednesday they are still concerned that not all of the meatballs have been located.

07/11/2013

A northern spotted owl. (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Use Of Rat Poison In Pot Gardens Looked At In Deaths Of Threatened Owls

In the West Coast marijuana-growing region known as the Emerald Triangle, scientists want to know whether rat poison spread around illegal pot plantations is killing northern spotted owls, a threatened species.

05/28/2013

A rat inside a sewer pipe. (AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Businesses Urged Not To Sell Rat Poison

Saying that the poison can kill a lot more than rats, San Francisco officials are trying to get local businesses to stop using certain rat poisons to eradicate rodents.

11/14/2011

This note which appears to say "All Dogs Must Die" was left near a box of rat poison at Las Palmas park in Sunnyvale (CBS)

Rat Poison Placed At Sunnyvale Dog Park

Sunnyvale city officials are warning dog owners to keep an eye on their pets after receiving reports of rat poison at a dog park.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

Martin Luther King Middle School in San Francisco. (CBS)

Rat Poison Incident At San Francisco School Not Accidental

A rat poison-eating incident that hospitalized several students at a San Francisco school last week was not accidental, according to school district officials.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/19/2011

Martin Luther King Middle School in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco School Children OK After Eating Rat Poison

Seven San Francisco middle school students who were briefly hospitalized Thursday after coming into contact with rat poison they mistook for candy are now okay.

CBS San Francisco–01/14/2011

Martin Luther King Middle School in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco School Kids Hospitalized After Eating Rat Poison

Seven San Francisco middle school students were taken to hospitals Thursday after apparently mistaking rat poison for candy, according to authorities.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/13/2011

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