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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.

19 hours ago

Grumpy Cat

Internet Superstar Grumpy Cat Makes Live Appearance In San Francisco Macy’s Holiday Window

Fans of Grumpy Cat, the Internet’s most famous feline, lined up outside Macy’s in San Francisco’s Union Square — watching and waiting for hours to see the adorably grumpy face, live and up close.

11/21/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Posey, Hudson, Crawford and Bochy are dogs put up for adoption by the Monterey County SPCA. Ten other dogs named after Giants figures are also available. (Monterey County SPCA)

In Time For World Series Run, SPCA Puts Dogs Named After Giants Players Up For Adoption

The San Francisco Giants are headed to the World Series, and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County is hoping Bay Area fans’ love for the baseball team will lead to homes for dogs and puppies named after some of the Giants’ most popular players.

10/17/2014

A housewife puts an ice cube tray into the freezer section of her refrigerator, United States circa 1945. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Animal Update: The Truth About Ice And Your Dog

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA dispels a myth from a recent article online that went viral and claims that ice water can kill dogs.

08/18/2014

Snapping Turtle

New ‘Ninja Turtles’ Movie Puts Bay Area Animal Shelters On Alert

Bay Area animal shelters are bracing for what they fear may be an ill-advised rush to acquire pet turtles and tortoises after the box office success of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.

08/10/2014

(CBS SF)

70 Animals Found Living In Filth Inside Hoarder’s Monterey County Home

At least 70 dogs, cats and kittens were found living in unsanitary conditions inside a Monterey County, resulting in authorities having to humanely euthanize two dozen of the sickest animals.

07/25/2014

Dogs rescued from a Pacific Grove home filled with trash and waste. (Monterey County SPCA)

18 Dogs, 2 Cats Rescued From Filth, Waste Inside Pacific Grove Home

Monterey County officials have rescued 20 animals found locked inside filthy rooms packed with piles of clothes, trash and animal waste at a Pacific Grove home earlier this week.

05/09/2014

(CBS)

20 Animals Rescued From Pacific Grove Home In Apparent Hoarding Case

The SPCA of Monterey County rescued 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats on Wednesday from a Pacific Grove home where they were locked into three small, filthy rooms in an apparent case of animal hoarding.

05/08/2014

(Credit Robert Dollwet via Youtube)

Cat Lovers To Gather For Funny Video Fest In Oakland

Thousands of cat lovers will gather in Oakland Saturday to enjoy funny cat videos.

05/08/2014

(Photo credit: Wendy Tokuda)

Animal Update: Preventing Parvovirus In Dogs

Veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, has advice on how to prevent your adult dog or puppy from contacting the highly contagious parvovirus.

05/05/2014

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