Jail Inmates, Dogs Brought Together In Peninsula Humane Society Adoption ProgramFour dogs graduated Friday from a Peninsula Humane Society program which matches minimum-security inmates with shelter dogs every eight weeks.
Humane Society Presses For Animal Cruelty Case Against Burlingame Dog-SitterThe Peninsula Humane Society is pressing ahead with its claims of animal abuse against the owner of a Burlingame dog-sitting business after she was captured on video manhandling a dog in her care.
SF Volunteer Uses Therapy Dog To Brighten LivesThis week's Jefferson Award winner brings hope, happiness, and humor, whether she's helping the elderly, foster children, or the developmentally disabled.
More Than 100 Animals Abandoned In Squalid Conditions On Monterey County Lot; 5 DeadMore than 100 emaciated cows, goats, sheep, hens, ducks, pigs, dogs and cats were rescued from a squalid quarter-acre lot near Moss Landing on Monday, according to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County.
Whale Migration Record Broken By Female Of Species Recently Thought To Be ExtinctThe whale migration record has been broken this year by a female western gray whale. The previous record, held by a humpback whale at 10,000 miles, was broken by 9-year-old, Vavara who traveled 14,000 miles going from Russia to Mexico and back again.
California’s Native Pigeons Are Perishing; Street Pigeons Believed To BlameWhen most people think of pigeons, the common city street bird comes to mind, but there’s a different kind of pigeon in California and it’s at risk according to environmental scientists.
East Bay SPCA 'Oaktown Pup' Video Parodies 'Uptown Funk' In Quest To Get More AdoptionsThe East Bay SPCA is holding nothing back in its quest to get more lovable, furry critters adopted.
San Francisco Is 2nd Leading City In U.S. For Ivory Imports Despite California Ban On Elephant PartsThe 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.
Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From South Korean Dog Meat Farm Will Soon Go To Loving HomesAfter 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.
Golden Chinscher? 'Who's Your Daddy' DNA Tests Results Yield Most Creative Canine Breeds EverA 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.
Animal Update: FBI Adds Animal Cruelty To Index Of Major CrimesThe 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.
San Francisco's Housing Crisis Forcing Owners To Give Up Hundreds Of PetsSan 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.