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.
With the new year comes a time of reflection and resolutions, but what would our pet cats and dogs put down on their lists?
Unwanted pets are being dumped at a vacant store in East Oakland just steps from a state-of-the-art SPCA animal shelter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.