San Francisco Firefighters Rescue Baby Raccoon Wedged in Tree, Name It 'Freedom'A baby raccoon trapped in a tree has been given the name "Freedom" by the San Francisco firefighters who rescued it Saturday night.
San Francisco Zoo Celebrates 'World Lemur Day' Along With Boy Who Found MakiIn the spirit of World Lemur Day, San Francisco city officials and the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens on Friday celebrated the 5-year-old boy who helped locate Maki, the lemur that was taken from the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens earlier this month.
Scientists Say Bay Area Birds Piped Down During Coronavirus-Induced 'Silent Spring'San Francisco birds started singing much less loudly during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a new study published in Science.
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Study From China Suggests Cats, Not Dogs, Can Catch COVID-19A newly-hatched study out of China -- so raw that it has not yet been peer-reviewed -- has some disturbing news for cat lovers: our feline friends appear to be susceptible to catching COVID-19 under some conditions.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.