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Posts Tagged ‘dogs’

Thieves ditch stolen SUV, leave dog to die

3/5/2014

For car theft victim Michael McVey, the tragedy wasn’t losing his car, it was losing his dog.

Malicious meatballs worry SF dog owners

2/25/2014

Dog owners are on alert again after fresh discoveries of possibly tainted meatballs.

Witnesses watch SF police car crush Chihuahua

2/21/2014

Bystanders say they watched an SFPD cruiser run over and kill a Chihuahua in the Richmond.

A war veteran’s service dog that became spooked and ran away from its owner was found dead on a highway.

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Scientists crack code of cat allergies

7/25/2013

Fresh research could pave the way to treat people afflicted with allergies to cats and dogs.

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SF law keeps dog walkers on short leash

7/2/2013

If walking half a dozen dogs was easy, there would be no need for a new San Francisco law that took effect July 1.

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SF startup brings wearable tech to dogs

6/5/2013

Whistle is launching a smart pendant that tracks physical activity levels and sleep patterns in your pooch.

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SF dogs have a taste for the mailman

5/16/2013

Some dogs in San Francisco know exactly where their favorite bone is: In their mail carrier’s arm.

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Crissy Field unleashes dog concerns

4/29/2013

This month’s death of two goslings has prompted Crissy Field visitors to speak out about the dangers off-leash dogs.

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California’s lack of snow is no problem for Obi, a sled dog a thousand miles from the North Pole.

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‘Shrek’ donkey mauled in dog attack

11/19/2012

Perry, Palo Alto’s famed miniature donkey, is recovering after being mauled by the same loose dog for the second time.

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Another dog dies in the friendly skies

9/30/2012

Michael Jarboe’s Neapolitan mastiff "Bam Bam" arrived at SFO dead after a flight from Miami and a four-hour layover in Houston.

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Rabid bats haunt Lake Merced

8/26/2012

A fifth rabid bat found near Lake Merced this year has prompted a warning from health officials.

Donations buy K-9 cops bulletproof vests

8/2/2012

In a victory for man’s best friend, 14 Bay Area police dogs are now the proud owners of custom bulletproof vests.

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Muttville throws senior dogs a bone

6/19/2012

In just five years, Muttville has placed more than 1,300 rescued senior dogs in loving homes around the Bay Area.

Too many doggies getting stoned

5/17/2012

Northern California vets report more dogs are requiring treatment after eating marijuana. And the effects aren’t pretty.

Cal students get much-needed puppy love

5/1/2012

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation is out to prove that a little puppy love can go a long way.

Law

A hunting ban to bark about

4/26/2012

Animal lovers get behind a new bill that seeks to ban dogs from hunting bears and bobcats in California.

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SPCA: Say no to puppy mills

4/19/2012

Stop looking at that puppy in the window, ditch the puppy mills, and head to your local shelter to adopt a dog.

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Marin shelter dogs fetch a lifeline

4/12/2012

The fate of pound pooches in Marin is looking brighter thanks to a cocker spaniel named Copper.

Wily coyotes have prompted Golden Gate Park officials to bar dogs from certain areas, starting today.

Fallen show dog star rescued in Oakland

3/25/2012

The once meticulously groomed champion shih tzu was found limping along Thermal Street entangled in chicken wire.

The World’s Ugliest Dog has died

3/14/2012

Yoda, the reigning World’s Ugliest Dog, had a face only an adopted mother — and a panel of judges — could love.

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It’s a dog-leash-dog world

3/11/2012

Keep Fido on a leash. That’s the lesson experts are advising canine owners after a rash of dog-on-dog attacks in The City.

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Somebody throw Wonder Dog a bone

3/8/2012

It’s all sad puppy eyes as we blow a slobbery kiss “goodbye” to Wonder Dog’s Fillmore office.

Dog snubs Frank Lloyd Wright

2/21/2012

What do the Guggenheim Museum in New York City and a doghouse in Marin have in common? Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Dog park with views to bark about

2/11/2012

You can add yet another dog park with amazing views to San Francisco’s impressive list.

Ranger tases man for off-leash dogs

1/30/2012

A man walking two small dogs was tased by a federal park ranger after refusing an order to leash his animals.

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Downtown doggies have a new place to pee

12/19/2011

The tree box on the corner has got nothing on this little slice of doggie heaven in the shadow of the Bay Bridge.

Teach your dog physics

10/16/2011

I often tell people my dog is smarter than I am. Now, he has a chance to prove it.
From drinking out of the toilet to “strategic” pooping, Physics for Dogs: A Crash Course in Catching Cats, Frisbees and Cars…