Vallejo Planning Commissioner Tosses Cat During Zoom Meeting; Later ResignsA planning commissioner in Vallejo has resigned after throwing his pet cat and apparently drinking a beer during a Zoom meeting between city officials that was made public.
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Study From China Suggests Cats, Not Dogs, Can Catch COVID-19A newly-hatched study out of China -- so raw that it has not yet been peer-reviewed -- has some disturbing news for cat lovers: our feline friends appear to be susceptible to catching COVID-19 under some conditions.
Soquel Man Arrested After Dognapping Pet He Was Hired to TrainA Soquel man has been arrested on charges of embezzlement over $400 and grand theft of an animal for refusing to return a dog brought to him for training
Tahoe Resorts Reach Gondola Deal to Preserve Sierra Frog HabitatSquaw Valley/Alpine Meadows agreed to permanently protect 27 acres of habitat for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and contribute about $500,000 over the next decade toward land purchases and other protection efforts
Pit Bulls Attack Man and Dog on Street in NovatoA frightening attack by two pit bulls in Novato left a family pet seriously injured.
San Jose Firefighters Resuscitate Dog Hurt in Residential Blaze That Displaced 8Eight people were displaced from their home and a dog was resuscitated by firefighters Saturday night when fire destroyed a garage and a motor home parked nearby
Recruiting Rover: 10,000 Dogs Needed For Study Of Canine AgingCan old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines.
Social Media Helps Reunite San Francisco Woman With Her Stolen Pet PugA San Francisco dog owner said the power of social media and a stranger's kindness helped reunite her with her stolen pet pug Thursday morning.
Oakland Police Ask Public for Help Finding Stolen Bulldog PuppyPolice are asking for help finding a bulldog puppy taken earlier this week from inside a parked vehicle in West Oakland.
S.F. Police Arrest Suspect in Japantown Dog Theft Caught on CameraOfficers have arrested a man accused of stealing a Golden Retriever earlier this month from outside a storefront in San Francisco's Japantown, police said Thursday.
Scamp the Tramp Wins World's Ugliest Dog Contest In PetalumaScamp the Tramp won the World's Ugliest Dog Contest Friday evening at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, fair officials said.
Oakland Animal Shelter Confirms Dog Flu OutbreakThe Oakland animal shelter reported an outbreak of canine flu among their animals on Thursday and warned dog owners to steer clear of their facility.
Two Kittens on Bay Area Highways Rescued by DriversTwo kittens found on Bay Area highways are safe at the Marin Humane Society after being rescued by two separate drivers.
Fresno Toddler Fatally Mauled by 2 Dogs Outside Grandparents' HouseA one-year-old boy who wandered out of his grandparents' house in Fresno was fatally mauled in their front yard by two roaming dogs.
Firefighters Free Stuck, Mewling Kitten From Drain Pipe in AthertonA crew from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District rescued a tiny black kitten trapped in a water drainage pipe in Atherton on Friday afternoon.