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. Maria Medina reports. (9-12-19)
Don't Miss The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet FairDelphina Han from Oakland Animal Services and Pet Food Express Director of Communications Mike Murray talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the upcoming Bay Area Pet Fair, happening September 14-15, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. For more information go to BayAreaPetFair.org.
Pitbull Stolen From East Bay Shelter Turns Up In OaklandThe third and final missing dog stolen from a San Francisco shelter has turned up in Oakland.
Pet of the Week: Dino Needs a New HomeMelissa Caen welcomes Dino along with handlers Dave Ely (Golden Gate Labrador Rescue) and Mike Murray (Pet Food Express) to KPIX studios on Saturday. (8-31-19)
2 of 3 Puppies Stolen From S.F. Shelter Found in HaywardPolice have made arrests after three young and vulnerable puppies were stolen from a San Francisco shelter. Joe Vazquez reports from Hayward. (8-2-19)
Pet of the WeekMike Murray from Pet Food Express and Pam Savin from Rocket Dog Rescue brought two dogs who need a new home to the KPIX studio on Saturday. KPIX is a sponsor of this year's Bay Area Pet Fair at the Alameda County Fairground. (8-24-19)
Sightseeing With Hotel Nikko Chief Canine Officer 'Buster' In '49 Dogs and One Cat'Hotel Nikko's Chief Canine Officer 'Buster' and the hotel's VP and General Manager, Anna Marie Presutti, show Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego Buster's new coffee table book, '49 Dogs and One Cat.' To get a copy, go to hotelnikkosf.com/shop.
Pet of the Week: Flash Needs a New HomeTo adopt Flash, go to EastBaySPCA.org
South Bay Rescue Dog And Owner Share Passion For SurfingThe World Dog Surfing Championships captivated crowds in Pacifica over the weekend. And while the competition is over, one of the Bay Area's top surfing dogs continues to inspire others. Sharon Chin reports. (8-6-2019)
Peninsula Humane Society Buys Land To Shelter Animals That Don't Get AdoptedThe Peninsula Humane Society has come up with an ambitious plan to provide a home for rescue animals with nowhere else to go. Wilson Walker reports. (7-15-2019)
Caught on Camera: Family's Beloved Dog Stolen in S.F. JapantownA family is desperately searching for a beloved pet stolen on a San Francisco street while security cameras were rolling. John Ramos reports. (7-14-19)
Pet of the Week: Tinker Needs a HomeMore info: Muttville senior dog rescue http://muttville.org
Pet of the Week: Popeye Needs a New HomeKelcy Spaet with the East Bay SPCA brought little Popeye to the KPIX studio for a visit with Devin Fehely. Adoption info at: EastBaySPCA.org
Researcher: Possible Connection Between Diet And Canine Heart Disease Is ReversibleLate last month, the FDA released an update on a troubling trend: a surge in dogs diagnosed with a devastating heart disease who had eaten a certain diet. Juliette Goodrich reports. (7-9-2019)
Owners Use CBD Products To Calm Stressed Pets During July 4 CelebrationsMore dogs run away in July than in any other month, likely because of 4th of July fireworks. Some pet owners are keeping their pets calm during celebrations by using CBD products. Simon Perez reports. (7-3-2019)
Pet Of The Week: Haley Needs A New HomePet of the Week: Meet Haley, a kitten in need of a new home. You can adopt her, or another pet, at the East Bay SPCA.
Two Lucky Kittens Saved on Bay Area HighwaysTwo kittens found on Bay Area highways are safe after being rescued by two separate drivers. They are now at the Marin Humane Society. Andrea Nakano reports. (6-6-19)
Wayward Dog Belonging To California Family Found In MichiganA wayward dog belonging to a California family will soon be coming home after he was found thousands of miles away in Michigan. (5/17/19)
Service Dogs Specialize In Helping Veterans With Post-Traumatic StressThe US Department of Veteran's Affairs says the rates of PTSD among veterans can be as high as 30%, and its effects can be crippling. Now, one Bay Area non-profit is offering to help those service members affected by PTSD. Katie Nielsen reports. (5-14-2019)
Dozens Of Guide Dogs Trained At Oakland International AirportDozens of dogs made their way through Oakland International Airport on Saturday, but they weren't flying anywhere; they were training to become guide dogs. Devin Fehely reports. (5-11-2019)
Oakland Cat Shootings Prompt $10,000 Reward From Nonprofit GroupOne cat is dead and three are wounded after someone shot them with a pellet gun. A nonprofit group is offering a $10,000 reward to help catch the serial cat shooter. Joe Vasquez reports. (4-9-2019)
Pets Banned On Some Presidio Trails During Coyote Pupping SeasonCoyote pupping season has prompted the Presidio in San Francisco to close trails to walkers' pets to prevent unwanted confrontations. Don Ford reports. (4-9-2019)
Discover The Cool Bugs That Will Be Insect Palooza With Norman Gerschenz Of SaveNature.OrgNorman Gerschenz, CEO and co-founder of SaveNature.org and Director of the Insect Discovery Lab brings some really cool bugs to the set for Michelle Griego to see - and even hold. They are just a few of the critters that'll be at Insect Palooza in SF on March 9 at Umpqua Bank.
Deadly Chicken Virus Found in Redwood City RoosterA deadly viral disease known to kill chickens by the flock is now in Northern California. A rooster tested positive for Newcastle disease at a veterinary clinic in Redwood City on Thursday. Susie Steimle reports. (3-15-19)