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.
Pet Ownership Too Much Responsibility? Bay Area Organization Lets Volunteers 'Borrow' OneAt one time or another, a lot of us have pined for a dog without being able to accept full-time responsibility for one, so a Bay Area organization is helping that dream come true by letting users ‘borrow’ pets.
Five Dogs Killed In North Richmond Residential FireFive dogs died in a residential structure fire on Monday evening in North Richmond, an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, according to firefighters.
Pit Bull Stolen After Teen Punched Aboard San Francisco Muni Bus In SoMaA man was punched in the face and then had his pit bull stolen while aboard a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s South of Market neighborhood early Thursday morning, police said.
Tracy Family Reunited With Dog Stolen 3 Years AgoA phone call led a Tracy family to their rare Japanese breed dog stolen three years ago.
Caught On Camera: Woman Snatches San Francisco Couple's Pit BullA San Francisco couple is seeking help from their neighbors and the public after their dog was apparently stolen from their apartment.
Dog Swims 1.5 Miles During Storm To Reunite With Owner After Home On Water Sinks Near SausalitoA Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.
Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final DaysA Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.
Exotic "Super Cat" Discovered In San Francisco TV Anchor's BackyardAn exotic hybrid cat possibly valued at several thousand dollars was discovered roaming an East Bay backyard by KPIX 5 television anchor Ken Bastida.
Customers Can Soon Play With Adoptable Cats At San Francisco 'KitTea' Cafe There's a new way to find a pet at this upcoming San Francisco cafes where adoptable kitties mingle with cafe customers.
Cat Lovers To Gather For Funny Video Fest In OaklandThousands of cat lovers will gather in Oakland Saturday to enjoy funny cat videos.
Veterinarian House-Calls Making Pet Care Easier For San FranciscansIn a city with more dogs than children, San Franciscans can find it challenging to find a veterinarian when they need one.
Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption AdvantageTheir movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.
Police Car Reportedly Runs Over, Kills Chihuahua In San Francisco's Richmond Dist.San Francisco Police were investigating after witnesses reported a police car ran over a dog in the city’s Richmond District.
SF SPCA Sets Record For Holiday Adoptions With Help From Macy's WindowThe San Francisco SPCA has set a record for animal adoptions this past holiday season, a spokeswoman said.