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Frame from the "Oaktown Pup" parody video. (East Bay SPCA/YouTube)

East Bay SPCA ‘Oaktown Pup’ Video Parodies ‘Uptown Funk’ In Quest To Get More Adoptions

The East Bay SPCA is holding nothing back in its quest to get more lovable, furry critters adopted.

04/21/2015

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San Francisco Is 2nd Leading City In U.S. For Ivory Imports Despite California Ban On Elephant Parts

The ivory trade continues to thrive and is certainly having an impact on the elephant population, but the SF SPCA’s Dr. Jennifer Scarlett informs that San Francisco is the second leading city in the United States for ivory imports.

03/30/2015

One of the dozens of dogs rescued and brought to SF from a Korean dog meat farm. This picture was taken just moments after this dog's arrival. (CBS)

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From South Korean Dog Meat Farm Will Soon Go To Loving Homes

After lifetimes spent in small, filthy crowded cages on a South Korean dog meat farm, dozens of dogs can now spend the rest of their lives in loving homes.

03/19/2015

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Golden Chinscher? ‘Who’s Your Daddy’ DNA Tests Results Yield Most Creative Canine Breeds Ever

A quarter of the dogs taken in by one California animal shelter look like Chihuahuas. So how do you make a pet stand out when it’s similar to so many other dogs at the shelter? Check the DNA and call it a Chihuahuadoodle.

03/18/2015

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Animal Update: FBI Adds Animal Cruelty To Index Of Major Crimes

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is upping the stakes in their battle against animal cruelty. It’s now part of the Bureau’s index of major crimes. That means crimes against animals will now be taken as seriously as arson or homicide.

03/02/2015

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San Francisco’s Housing Crisis Forcing Owners To Give Up Hundreds Of Pets

San Francisco’s housing crisis is affecting pets as well as people, according to officials with San Francisco’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

02/17/2015

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

More Than 250 Animals Found New Homes With Help Of Macy’s Union Square Display

More than 250 animals found homes this holiday season through The San Francisco SPCA’s annual Holiday Windows event at Macy’s Union Square in San Francisco, SPCA officials have announced.

01/11/2015

SF SPCA 'poultry party' attendees giving rescued chickens a little TLC. (CBS)

SPCA Throws A Prop 2 ‘Poultry Party’ To Celebrate New Law Requiring Cage-Free Chicken Farms

The New Year ushered in a new era of comfort for animals on farms across California. Now, veal calves, breeding pigs, and egg-laying hens must be raised with enough room to extend their limbs. Consumers have come to know the term as, cage-free.

01/10/2015

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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

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

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