Horse Dies At Golden Gate Fields, Prompting More Cries For End Of Horse RacingA horse was euthanized Sunday after an injury in a race at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, another California horseracing death following a number of deaths last year in Southern California.
Leonard, Eldest Lion At Oakland Zoo, Dies At 19The oldest lion at the Oakland Zoo has died. The zoo announced Tuesday that Leonard, a 19-year-old African lion, was euthanized on Sunday.
Rescued Bald Eagle In Petaluma Euthanized Following Shooting, PoisoningA bald eagle that was shot with a pellet gun and rescued last week in Petaluma had to be euthanized Friday morning, Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue said.
Contra Costa Animal Services Mistakenly Euthanized Two DogsContra Costa County Animal Services is investigating why two dogs were mistakenly euthanized after local rescue groups proposed saving the animal earlier this month, a department spokesman said Thursday.
Pit Bull Stabbed, Beaten With Bat As It Attacked Woman In Pinole Home; Dog Later EuthanizedBlinky, a 9-year-old pit bull mix that attacked and severely injured a woman at her home in Pinole on Sunday morning, has been euthanized, according to Contra Costa County Animal Services.
Chihuahua Found Shot On Menlo Park StreetThe shooting of a Chihuahua in East Menlo Park earlier this month is being investigated by the Peninsula Humane Society, who has offered a $1,000 reward for information about it, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA officials said Monday.
30-Year-Old American Bison At San Francisco Zoo Has Died San Francisco Zoo veterinarians euthanized the 30-year-old female bison Friday. Her health had declined and she could no longer lift herself.
Ex-Volunteers Accuse Sonoma Animal Shelter Of Unfairly Killing DogsVolunteers at a Bay Area animal shelter said dogs are unfairly being sent to their deaths, instead of being sent to the foster families that want them. They also accuse the shelter of kicking them out for speaking up.
Fremont Dog Euthanized After Being Found Neglected, Abused A dog in Fremont had to be euthanized after police found it neglected and abused on Saturday night, a police spokeswoman said.
SF Zoo Forced To Euthanize Andean BearZoo officials said Wishbone was put down this week after it lost the use of its hind legs from a suspected neurological illness.
Shot Sea Lion Found On Burlingame Freeway EuthanizedA sea lion that crossed U.S. Highway 101 in Burlingame on Saturday after being shot in the face had to be euthanized, a spokesman for the Marine Mammal Center said Wednesday.
Rescued Peninsula Sea Lion Put Down After Suffering StrokeA sea lion found stuck in the mud in an East Palo Alto creek last week was euthanized Wednesday morning after suffering a stroke at the Marin County rescue center where he was being treated.
Sea Lion Dies From Gunshot Wounds Despite Rescue Efforts The California sea lion, dubbed King Neptune, was put down after tests determined that his condition had deteriorated significantly, officials with the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito said.
400 Marin Roosters Likely Used In Cockfights EuthanizedMarin County officials have euthanized about 400 roosters they believe were being raised for cockfighting on the property of a man who killed himself.