Returning to Offices, Pandemic Pet Adopters Seek Training to Ease Animals' AnxietyWith families now returning to offices and schools, what will happen with the pets they adopted during quarantine?
San Francisco SPCA Offering Free Adoptions for Older Animals, Heavier DogsThe San Francisco SPCA announced this week it’s offering free adoptions through Aug. 15 for all cats and dogs over 7 years old and all dogs 30 pounds or heavier as part of a recently launched "Summer of Love" promotion.
After 5-Hour Chase in San Francisco, Dog Rescued, Restored to OwnerAfter a 5-hour chase across train tracks and around parked cars by four officers near Oracle Park, Nieve, a fluffy white terrier mix, was reunited with her family Friday.
Animal Shelters Inundated With 'Pandemic Pups' as Adoptive Owners' Attention LagsDuring the COVID lockdowns, record numbers of people brought new pets into their homes. Now, shelters are seeing the opposite -- a record number of people looking to surrender their dogs.
No Wiggle Room: Dog Rescued From Tight Space Between San Francisco BuildingsIf all good dogs go to heaven, one San Francisco pooch tried to get there multiple times, only to be rescued in spectacular fashion.
Volunteers Accuse SF Non-Profit Veterans Service Dog Provider Of Poor Puppy Training, FraudA San Francisco non-profit foundation that provides service dogs to veterans is facing allegations of fraud. The organization's founder is accused of taking advantage of dog lovers and their desire to help veterans.
SF Couple Stranded For Months In New Zealand Due To COVID Reunites With Family DogsA San Francisco couple that got stranded in New Zealand due to coronavirus restrictions has been reunited with their dogs, Whiskey and Waffles after living nearly 10 months apart.
Santa Rosa Fire Crews Save Four Dogs from Apartment FireFirefighters rescued four dogs from a smoky fire at a four-plex apartment building in Santa Rosa Wednesday evening, according to the Santa Rosa Fire Department.
COVID Pets: Pandemic Brings Puppy Shortage But Dogs, Cats At Shelters Still Need Forever HomesIf all you wanted for Christmas is a puppy, you might be out of luck, this year. There is a puppy shortage during this pandemic depending on where you look.
San Mateo County Couple Found Guilty Of Felony Animal Cruelty In 2016 Death Of DogA San Mateo County Superior Court jury has convicted a man and woman of felony animal cruelty by neglect for the death of their dog after it suffered severe burns in San Bruno in 2016, prosecutors said Monday.
Daly City Searching For 2 Bulldogs Stolen From HomePolice in Daly City are searching for two dogs that were stolen from a home last week, along with the suspected thief.
Dogs Allowed Off Leash Again In Parts Of East Bay Regional ParksDogs are once again allowed off leash in designated areas of East Bay Regional Park District parks as COVID restrictions are lifted, district officials said Wednesday.
Kerith The Golden Retriever Comforts Firefighters Battling Woodward Fire In Marin CountyFor firefighters in the North Bay, a crucial morale boost is being provided by a four-legged visitor to the fire lines.
Reopening: Point Isabel Shoreline In Richmond Open; Dogs Must Stay On LeashPoint Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond is reopening Monday with leash restrictions after being closed as part of the local health orders to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
New Study From China Suggests Cats, Not Dogs, Can Catch COVID-19A newly-hatched study out of China -- so raw that it has not yet been peer-reviewed -- has some disturbing news for cat lovers: our feline friends appear to be susceptible to catching COVID-19 under some conditions.