San Mateo man pleads not guilty of killing dog

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A San Mateo man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he killed his Jack Russell terrier during a psychotic episode…

German Shepherd called to jury duty in New Jersey

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At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime….

US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

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A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year…

Two-legged Washington dog charms millions with video

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A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions…

Japan whaling future in doubt after court ruling

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The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that Japan’s annual hunt in the Antarctic was not really for scientific purposes…

Redwood City man faces puppy torture charges

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A Redwood City man allegedly tortured a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter…

Fifteen Chinese arrested for killing tiger for profit

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15 people in Leizhou, China have been arrested for killing tigers and selling the meats to make profits…

Daly City man gets jail time for biting father over cat

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A Daly City man who admitted to biting both of his parents in a violent fight over the family cat has pleaded no contest to felony assault…

Dog rushed to vet after eating potentially poisoned meatball

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One dog in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood has been rushed to a vet after eating a potentially poisoned meatball…

Poisonous meatballs found in SF neighborhoods

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Pet owners are advised to be on alert after poisonous meatballs, similar to hundreds found last July…

Cat-themed cafe in Nanjing

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A cat-themed cafe in Nanjing has become the newest “it” place in China…

California city OKs Pamplona-style bull run

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A Southern California city has announced plans to host a Pamplona-style bull run, months after a neighboring town nixed the event because of safety concerns.

Animal shelter seeks home for 36-pound cat

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An animal shelter in Phoenix got an unusual addition this week…

San Mateo co.: shelter seeking owners of dyed-pink chihuahua puppy with broken leg

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Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA staff are searching for the owner of a Chihuahua puppy with dyed pink fur that was found in East Palo Alto last week…

Zoo panda cub Bao Bao goes on view Jan. 18

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The National Zoo’s giant panda cub Bao Bao will make her public debut Jan. 18 after her fans have watched her grow for months on the popular panda cams online…

Mountain lion spotted in residential backyard

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A mountain lion was reported in a residential backyard in Millbrae early this morning, according to San Mateo County emergency officials…

Swimmer nabs monster lobster off California coast

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Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a California pier. But he came away with a monster of a lobster…

Police shoot dog after four people are bitten

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Officers shot an aggressive dog after two off-leash dogs bit four people near the Larkspur-Bellflower Trail in Antioch on Wednesday night。。。

US seeks help on dangerous jerky treats for pets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is appealing to dog and cat owners for information as it struggles to solve a mysterious outbreak of illness and deaths among pets…

Dog that crashed half marathon dies a week later

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A dog that became an Internet sensation after crashing an Indiana half marathon has died just a week after receiving a medal for completing the race…

18-foot-long sea creature found off California coast

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A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted the silvery carcass of an 18-foot-long serpent-like oarfish…

Authorities looking for woman who allegedly kicked three dogs while walking them

Animal control officers in san jose are investigating a report of a woman seen kicking her three dogs…

HK cat cruelty case sparks protest

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HK cat cruelty case sparks protest…

Cat survives 11-story fall in Alaska

A house cat in Alaska learned the hard way not to chase mosquitoes after following one out a window…

Cat found in NY with arrow shot through abdomen

A cat that was found with an arrow shot through its body is recovering at a central New York veterinarian’s office…

Grumpy Cat wins Golden Kitty Award

Move over Sundance! The internet cat video festival has just named the top feline web videos..

State raid nets 13 suspected abalone poachers

Thirteen people are under arrest on suspicion of being part of an abalone poaching network …

Giant panda at DC’s National Zoo gives birth

A giant panda at Washington’s National Zoo has given birth to her third cub…

Obamas welcome new dog, “Sunny”!

The Obamas are welcoming a second dog to the first family. Meet sunny, the one-year-old Portuguese water dog…

Hornets attack boy at SF’s Golden Gate Park

A 7-year-old boy in San Francisco had to be hospitalized after he was attacked by a swarm of hornets at Golden Gate Park…