Salinas Firefighters Rescue Entangled Hawk from TreeBucking the stereotypical cat-in-tree rescue trope, Salinas firefighters Thursday safely extracted a very upset Red Shouldered Hawk that was tangled in fishing line and snared in the canopy above a local walking trail.
San Francisco SPCA Offering Free Adoptions for Older Animals, Heavier DogsThe San Francisco SPCA announced this week it’s offering free adoptions through Aug. 15 for all cats and dogs over 7 years old and all dogs 30 pounds or heavier as part of a recently launched "Summer of Love" promotion.
Kitten Survives In Police Car’s Undercarriage for 2 Days, Now Up For AdoptionA 3-month-old kitten rescued from the engine compartment of an East Palo Alto Police car was put up for adoption Tuesday, according to the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.
Box Of Cookies Sets Bandit Raccoons On A Rampage Through Redwood City Chase BankA pair of masked raccoons led an animal control officer on a wild chase at a Redwood City bank.
Masked Bandits Break Into Redwood City Bank; Raccoon Caper Caught On CameraTwo masked intruders worked their way into a closed Redwood City bank Tuesday morning, leaving some damage behind but making off with no money before they were shooed away by animal control officers.
SPCA Moves More Than 500 Animals Rescued From Wildfires To Monterey Co. FairgroundsMore than 500 animals rescued from evacuated homes were moved from the SPCA's shelter to the Monterey County Fairgrounds as a precaution. The animals include dogs, cats, horses, goats, tortoises, peacocks, chickens, fish and others.
Trapped Horse Rescued After Spending Night In Chilly Monterey County PoolA horse trapped in a chilly pool overnight in Monterey County, where temperatures dipped into the 30s, was rescued Thanksgiving morning by a team of firefighters, the SPCA, veterinary staff and neighbors.
2 Pairs Of Peacocks Up For Adoption At Peninsula Humane SocietySan Mateo County's Peninsula Humane Society is looking for bird lovers willing to take in domesticated peacocks, two at a time.
San Francisco SPCA Launches Weekly Walk-In Wellness Clinics For PetsThe San Francisco SPCA has launched a weekly walk-in veterinary clinic to provide reduced-cost wellness exams, vaccines and preventative treatments like flea medication.
Trio Of Abandoned Cats Up Offered As Group Adoption On PeninsulaThe Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is seeking someone who may be interested in adopting a trio of friendly cats.
East Bay Animal Shelters Cope With Outbreak Of Canine InfluenzaThe Oakland Animal Shelter and the East Bay SPCA are dealing with over 100 dogs that have been sickened with canine influenza during a recent outbreak.
"We Didn't Expect Him To Survive" - Daly City Cat Hit By Car Up For AdoptionA cat that was struck by a car and seriously injured in Daly City in February is now up for adoption after making an unexpected recovery, according to the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.
Menlo Park Cat Survives Rat Poison; Set For AdoptionThe Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is seeking an owner for a cat that improbably survived ingesting rat poison and was rescued at a workplace in Menlo Park in October.
Activists Fight To Stop Roundup Of Wild Mustangs, Sale To SlaughterhousesBay Area animal rights activists are pushing back and demanding that the federal government stops the rounding up of wild horses in Modoc County.
Kitten Rescued By Good Samaritan On Hwy 101 In BelmontA kitten was rescued by a good Samaritan after trying to cross U.S. Highway 101 in Belmont during rush hour traffic on Monday morning, according to the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.