San Jose Man Pleads Guilty To Killing And Injuring Cats A 25-year-old South Bay man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing and injuring more than 20 cats that he stole from the streets of a quiet residential San Jose neighborhood.
San Mateo Animal Groomer Pleads Not Guilty To Strangling DachshundA pet store employee has pleaded not guilty to animal abuse and animal cruelty in the alleged strangulation of a 1-year-old dachshund last month in a San Mateo pet store.
California Moves To Allow Jockeys To Whip Horses MoreDays after two horses died just prior to the running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred race and despite critics expressing concerns about animal abuse, the California Horse Racing Board approved an increase in the number of times a jockey can whip a horse during the homestretch of a race.
Monterey SPCA Offers $2,000 Reward For Information Leading To Arrest Of Dog-Abuse SuspectSPCA officials are offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a person who abandoned a neglected dog and her four puppies in Monterey.
Ex-Firefighter Accused Of Abuse, Killing Of Puppy Pleads No ContestA former Santa Clara firefighter pleaded no contest in Napa County Superior Court on Wednesday to felony animal abuse charges related to the killing of his 5-month-old German Shepherd in December.
PETA Offers Reward Following Animal Shootings At Berkeley MarinaPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward after five animals were found dead or wounded near the Berkeley Marina last month.
Santa Clara Firefighter Pleads Not Guilty To Animal Abuse In His Puppy’s DeathA Santa Clara firefighter pleaded not guilty in Napa County Superior Court Wednesday to animal abuse charges in connection with the alleged killing of his 5-month-old German shepherd in Napa in December.
Possible Owner Of Dog Thrown Off East Bay Highway Overpass Comes ForwardThe possible owner of a young Australian Shepherd dog that was allegedly thrown off an East Bay highway overpass has stepped forward, according to animal service authorities.
Dog Survives After Being Tossed From Highway Overpass In AntiochA small dog will need surgery after apparently being thrown from a highway overpass in Antioch over the weekend, according to animal control officials.
Fairfield Police Find Pug Dog Thrown By Woman In Viral VideoPolice found a dog safe and well New Year's Day after a woman allegedly threw it to the ground last month in a video that got a lot of attention on social media.
Fairfield Woman Caught On Video Throwing Dog Into Street Like RagdollAuthorities are looking for a Fairfield woman suspected of animal abuse after she was caught on video angrily throwing a pug into the street like a ragdoll.
$5,000 Reward Offered For Info On Culprit Who Left Abused, Dying Bulldog In Santa RosaThe Animal Legal Defense Fund in Cotati is offering a $5,000 reward for information about the person who left an abused English bulldog near death outside the Sonoma County Animal Services building in Santa Rosa.
Woman Sentenced For Abusing 100 Animals Found Malnourished In Moss Landing HomeA woman was sentenced Tuesday for abusing about 100 animals found malnourished at her Moss Landing home over the summer, Monterey County district attorney’s officials said.
Suspected San Jose Cat Killer Appears In CourtA 24-year-old man was arraigned Tuesday in an animal cruelty case involving cats targeted in San Jose’s Cambrian Park neighborhood.
Salinas Woman Sentenced To 3 Years Probation For Hoarding Diseased, Decomposing CatsA Salinas woman pleaded guilty to charges of animal cruelty in a case that involved pet cats found in varying stages of decomposition and diseased conditions.