Dogs Left by Marijuana Farm Workers Run Wild on North CoastPoisoned land, stolen water, violent crime -- there's a negative side to Northern California's marijuana boom. But, as KPIX 5's Wilson Walker reports, another problem is stalking the hills of Humboldt County -- abandoned guard dogs gone wild. (2-10-17)
PET EXPERT: Advice On Treating Eye Issues For DogsDr. Jill Chase talks about treating viral and bacterial infections impacting pets' eyes (2-10-2017)
Pet of the Week: Lucas Needs a New HomeMaria Medina welcomed Jacqueline Pittel, with the S.F. SPCA, and Lucas, a cuddly Chihuahua short coat mix to KPIX studios. Adoption info: http://sfspca.org/adoptions/dogs
Pet Expert: Advice On Treating 'Kennel Cough'Pet Expert Dr. Jill Chase explains what can cause "kennel cough" (2-3-2017)
Stolen Oakland Dog Turns Up 1000s Of Miles Away In MinnesotaA warm reunion is in the cards for one Oakland woman and her long lost pet. The two will finally be united after the dog was found thousands of miles away.
Pet of the Week: Biggles Needs a New HomeKristin Hoff, with Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, brought Biggles to the KPIX studios to promote "Love a Senior Sunday" adoption event at Muttville's headquarters at noon on Sunday. 255 Alabama St. S.F. 94103. More info: http://muttville.org
Pet of the Week: Help Kermit Find a New HomeJulie Watts welcomed Kelly Lo, with the Humane Society Silicon Valley, and Kermit, a 3-month-old Boston terrier-pit bull mix, to KPIX studios on Saturday. Adoption info: http://hssv.org
Pet of the Week: Kittens Need a New HomeMaria Conlon, from Give Me Shelter cat rescue, brought three kittens (known as the "Tortellini Family") to the KPIX studio to promote her organization's adoption events this weekend in San Francisco. Info at: http://givemesheltersf.org
Pet of the Week: Natasha Needs a New HomeMaria Medina spoke with Kristin Hoff, with Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, who brought Natasha to the KPIX studio to help promote "Love a Senior Weekend." Info: http://bit.ly/2i11U5a / muttville.org (1-7-17)
GGNRA Leash Law Critics: ‘WoofieLeaks’ Emails Show Park Service BiasCritics of a new leash law in the Golden Gate National Recreation area say emails by the Park Service show biased decision making. The dog owners have posted the emails on a new website they call "WoofieLeaks." Anne Makovec reports. (1/5/17)
Pet Owners Plead For Delay Of New GGNRA Dog-Walk RulesDog owners who take their pets to frolic along San Francisco's waterfront say new rules are too onerous. They want the Feds to hold off putting new leash rules into effect in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Jackie Ward reports. (12-30-16)
How To Keep Your Pets Safe During The HolidaysPet expert, Dr. Jill Chase provided KPIX 5 with a list of some of the biggest hazards that can harm, or even kill your furry loved ones.
Woman Finds Lost Parrot In Livermore AreaA woman who found a lost parrot is trying to get it to talk so she can find its owner. John Ramos reports. (12/13/16)
Woman Reunited With Cat After Moving Cross CountryA woman who moved from the Bay Area to New York has been reunited with her cat, who went missing a year ago. Cate Caugurian reports. (12/13/16)
CNN Honors San Francisco Dog Rescue 'Hero' Sherri FranklinSherri Franklin's Muttville Senior Dog Rescue has found homes for more than 4,000 dogs and on Saturday evening she was recognized as one of CNN's top ten heroes of 2016. (12-10-16)
Pacifica Dog Walkers Bite BackThere's a coastside fight brewing over new rules restricting off-leash dog walking at Rancho Corral de Tierra and pet owners are howling mad. Jackie Ward reports. (12-9-16)
Paw Fund Helps Homeless Help Their PetsJefferson Award Winner Founded Paw Fund
Helicopter Rescues Couple, Dog From Cliff At Rodeo BeachA dramatic rescue was caught on camera when a helicopter hoisted two people and a dog to safety from a cliff at Rodeo Beach.
Wild Turkeys Invade East Bay NeighborhoodWild turkeys have taken over one Antioch neighborhood, blocking streets and gobble-gobbling the attention of KPIX 5's Don Ford. (11-4-16)
Medical Cannabis For Ailing Pets Gaining More AdvocatesCannabidiol, or CBD, is unlike THC in that it won't get your dog high. Cate Cauguiran reports. (10/31/16)
Dog Bites Up Across The Board In CaliforniaDog bites are a growing problem in California. Len Ramirez reports. (10/31/16)
ICU (Intensive Cat Unit) Helps Patients Heal At UCSFAt UCSF Medical Center, a "purrfectly" trained professional makes the rounds: a 7-year-old tuxedo cat. Anne Makovec reports. (10-29-16)
Back-Scratching Bear Caught On Wildlife Camera In WashingtonA bear was caught on a wildlife camera getting one last back-scratching session in while getting ready for hibernation in Washington.
Peninsula Humane Society Accused Of Poor Animal TreatmentThe Peninsula Humane Society is facing accusations of treating animals poorly. John Ramos reports. (10/24/16)