The Contra Costa County Animal Services Department will offer free adoptions this week from Thursday to Saturday to free up crowded shelters.
Four miniature horses and a donkey are dead after two attacks earlier this month by two or three dogs that dug under two fences at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo.
Canine influenza, better known as "dog flu," has been diagnosed in a number of dogs in the South Bay recently, veterinarians said.
A 76-year-old man fatally shot his dog after the Mastiff attacked him Wednesday afternoon while out for a walk in the Belmont area of unincorporated San Mateo County.
The Contra Costa County Animal Services Department is offering free pet adoptions through this weekend at its shelters in Martinez and Pinole.
A San Francisco coyote was spotted exploring San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood early Wednesday.
San Francisco police are looking for the owner of two dogs who attacked and killed a Chihuahua in San Francisco's Crocker-Amazon neighborhood.
Three dogs went missing and two people, including a child, were hospitalized Thursday afternoon when the vehicle they were all in went down a steep hill and crashed.
About a dozen guide dogs in training from 6 to 15 months old took their first Muni ride over the weekend.
The National Park Service said it is dropping a years-long fight to restrict dogs in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area.
Pets and wildlife affected by the North Bay wildfires are getting help from several organizations across the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas.
As Hurricane Irma threatens Florida, Roughly 150 pets that were previously up for adoption in Fort Lauderdale have been evacuated to the East Bay.
Police in Antioch responded to two incidents involving welfare checks on animals and ended up facilitating the removal of more than 70 animals from two residences.
A Watsonville man was arrested this week after neighbors filmed him allegedly abusing a dog
A stray puppy that had its muzzle tied shut in East Palo Alto last month is ready for adoption.
Lake Temescal closed to swimmers due to the detection of a blue-green algae bloom Monday.
Two trails in San Francisco's Presidio have been temporarily closed to dogs following reports of aggressive coyotes in the area.
A San Francisco man accused of abusing a 10-month-old puppy made his first appearance in court Thursday following his arrest.
Explosive-detection K-9 teams from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies participated in maritime training Tuesday.
A hiker who went missing Thursday afternoon in unincorporated Woodside and was found alive Sunday morning and appears to be okay.
A dog named Charlie was shot and killed by police in Concord Friday afternoon after biting a 10-month-old boy in the face.
Dog owners fighting proposed rules for the GGNRA released documents they say show the National Park Service has engaged in biased decision making.
A one-alarm fire in San Francisco's Bayview District has been contained with no injuries.
More than a dozen dogs were saved when a two-alarm fire broke out at an East Oakland house Saturday evening.
San Francisco is the number two destination in the nation for Thanksgiving travel, outranked by only Las Vegas.
A large storm in the Gulf of Alaska is sending big seas south to the Bay Area over the next couple of days.
U.S. Coast Guard officials are urging Bay Area boaters and beachgoers to take caution while along the coast today because of a forecast of strong swells.
As Labor Day weekend approaches, toxic algae has forced closed Lake Anza in Tilden Regional Park.
Police are asking for the public's help in their search for two dogs stolen from the Salinas Animal Shelter.
A confrontation over a dog in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley on Monday night resulted in a shooting that left a bystander injured.
Pleasanton city officials are accepting entries until the end of the month to a contest to name a new dog park in the city.
Oakland Athletics fans and players let their dogs out onto the Oakland Coliseum field Friday evening for "Bark at the Park Night."
A settlement between Uber Technologies Inc. and advocates for blind people who use service animals was given preliminary approval.
A dog that would have been adopted was euthanized by Contra Costa Animal Services last month because of a communications breakdown.
Police are warning residents of eastern Pacifica to be aware when outdoors after a resident reported seeing a mountain lion.
Lake Temescal in Oakland has been closed for swimming until further notice because of an outbreak of toxic algae.