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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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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

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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

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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

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