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.
Wildfire Season: Animal Rescue Groups Urge Bay Area Residents To Prepare For Pet, Livestock EvacuationsAs fire season begins, animal rescue groups recommend that Bay Area residents include their furry friends in household emergency drills and evacuation plans.
East Bay Veterinarians Warn Of Sick Puppies Being Sold In Alameda CountyPet ownership has soared during the COVID-19 pandemic, but veterinarians and animal control officials issued a warning Friday about sick puppies being sold at makeshift roadside adoption operations in Alameda County.
Southwest Bans Free-Roaming Emotional-Support Animals On PlanesSouthwest Airlines announced Monday that it will let passengers bring trained service dogs in the cabin, but starting March 1, emotional-support animals are out.
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.
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.
More Rattlesnake Sightings At Bay Area Parks, Trails, Homes Due To Early Mating Season
Man Intentionally Mowed Down By Maserati While Walking His Dog Grieves Over Loss Of Beloved PetAfter a Maserati driver intentionally ran over him and and his dog, Rich McCormick says it is hard to walk, hard to sit, and hard to cry. The biggest blow is losing his 9-year-old terrier mix named, Jake.
Peninsula Humane Society Sets Up Pet Food Bank During Coronavirus PandemicA pet food bank has been created for San Mateo County pet owners facing financial hardship or considered at high risk for the novel coronavirus in San Mateo County, the Peninsula Humane Society said Friday.
WATCH: Rico Suave's 'Birdy' Dancing Workout To Stay Fit During Stay At Home OrderBirds of a feather work out together. At least, that's the case for a young man from Pleasanton and his feathered friend 'Rico Suave.'
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.
Coronavirus Update: Pets Unlikely To Spread Coronavirus To OwnersIt is very unlikely the coronavirus can travel from your dog or cat, even if you get COVID-19.
California Closer To Becoming A 'No Kill' State Ending Euthanasia Of Adoptable Pets When running for governor, Gavin Newsom promised to end the euthanasia of adoptable pets in shelters across the state. Now his proposed budget includes money to begin that process.
Pet Owners Urged to Vaccinate Dogs Against DistemperA potential threat to Bay Area pets is spreading among wild animals, leading local veterinarians to tell dog owners it is good time to double-check vaccination records.
Holiday Season Begins With Macy's Annual Pet Adoption WindowsIt’s that time of year and the annual Macy’s Holiday Windows are set to be unveiled.