31-pound cat’s weight-loss program

A 31-pound cat is joining the battle of the bulge. The cat has been ordered by vets to lose weight or put his health at risk…

900-pound tuna caught off Cape Cod

A 920-pound, nine-foot-long bluefin tuna was pulled in off Cape Cod….

Oregon man faces charges after blowing up family dog

An Oregon man is facing several charges after blowing up the family dog, but not animal cruelty…

Female baby gorilla born at SF Zoo Wednesday

A baby gorilla born Wednesday has joined the troop at the San Francisco Zoo…

San Jose: Pit bull fatally shot by officer

A pit bull was fatally shot by police after an officer was bit during an investigation into mail theft early Wednesday morning…

National Zoo taking no chances of another escape

The National Zoo has been inspecting vegetation around all of its exhibits to ensure animal enclosures are secure after the great escape of a young male red panda last month…

Atlanta panda gives birth to twins

Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, gave birth to two cubs Monday…

San Jose: Nearly 100 cats killed in house fire

About 100 dead cats from a San Jose home were killed in a fire early Tuesday morning…

SF: Police warn dog owners about poisoned meatballs

San Francisco police are warning dog owners about a number of poisoned meatballs that have been found…

Shark bites kayak off coast of Pacifica Beach

A man in a kayak fishing off the coast said a shark bit his boat before swimming away…

Photo Gallery:Russian zoo’s unique cubs

The zoo in Novosibirsk, Russia’s third-largest city, is home to a unique animal – the liliger…

Union City: 6-year-old killed in dog attack

A 6-year-old San Francisco Bay area boy has died after he was attacked by his family dog at home…

Tourists pose with stranded dolphin in Sanya

Tourists pose with stranded dolphin in Sanya …

Cat in Oregon born with two heads

An Oregon family got quite a shock when one of their kittens was born with two faces…

Photo Gallery: Philippines honors dog that saved 2 girls

Every dog has its day, but few canines get a motorcade on their return home…

Healthy giraffe calf born at SF Zoo

A new baby giraffe was born at the San Francisco Zoo last week, weighing in at 130 pounds and standing 5 feet 10 inches tall…

Dog harnesses failed crash test

A test conducted by non-profit organization Center for Pet Safety showed that dog harnesses that are widely used by pet owners did not meet the crash safety test…

Shiny dog bowl blamed In fire

A dog’s water bowl was being blamed for starting a fire at its owner’s Santa Rosa home…

Dozens of cats & dogs rescued from hoarder’s home

The Monterey County SPCA is asking for donations to help care for dozens of cats, dogs and puppies…

Train avoids hitting puppy tied to train track

Officials say a 78-year-old man tied a puppy to train tracks in the California desert, and an engineer had to use emergency brakes to keep from crushing it.

‘Dancing’ sea lion at UC Santa Cruz

Ronan appears to be the first sea lion that can move its body to the beat of a wide range of music, including oldies and pop hits…

Big fat cat mistaken for mountain lion

A mountain lion roaming the suburban streets of mountain house could be a cause for concern…

Woman severly burned trying to rescue cat from fire

A San Pablo woman suffered severe burns early Sunday morning when she re-entered a burning home to rescue a pet cat…

Wisconsin woman hoards over 100 cats

Nearly 150 cats were confiscated from a woman’s property in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Most were either found dead…

Warning against leaving pets in hot vehicles

SPCA and animal care activists are advising pet owners to be extra careful when leaving dogs or other pets locked inside vehicles…