Kerith, a two-year-old golden retriever, has been provided much needed comfort to weary firefighters battling the Woodward Fire in Marin County. (8/26/20)
Kerith The Golden Retriever Comforts Firefighters Battling Woodward Fire In Marin CountyKerith, a two-year-old golden retriever, has been provided much needed comfort to weary firefighters battling the Woodward Fire in Marin County. (8/26/20)
New Breed of Counselors Helps Pet Owners Deal With LossThe pandemic has increased the need for counselors who can help people mourning the loss of their pets. Sharon Chin reports. (8-17-20)
Maserati Hit-and-Run Victim Speaks OutA man who was struck and whose beloved dog was killed by a Maserati hit-and-run driver in Boyes Hot Springs is speaking about his pain -- both physical and emotional. Da Lin reports. (6-5-20)
San Jose Woman Jogging Near Homeless Camp Attacked by Pit BullsKPIX 5's Len Ramirez spoke with a woman who fought off a vicious attack by pit bulls from a Coyote Creek homeless camp near the George Shirakawa elementary school parking lot in San Jose. (4-30-20)
Vallejo Official Tosses Cat During Zoom Meeting Then ResignsIn a city of Vallejo Zoom video conference, planning commissioner Chris Platzer appeared to be drinking then picked up his house cat, held it up to the camera, and casually tossed it aside. Now he says he's resigning. (4-26-20)
VIDEO: Rico Suave's 'Birdy' Dancing Workout During COVID-19 Stay At Home OrderGianni from Pleasanton shows us how his feathered friend, 'Rico Suave' stays fit during the coronavirus stay at home orders.
Marin Veterinarian Allays Pet Owners' Fears Amid Coronavirus OutbreakIt is very unlikely the coronavirus can travel from your dog or cat, even if you get COVID-19.
Pit Bulls Attack Man and Dog on Street in NovatoA frightening attack by two pit bulls in Novato left a family pet seriously injured. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-31-20)
California Closer To Becoming A ‘No Kill’ State Ending Euthanasia Of Adoptable PetsGovernor Newsom's proposed budget includes money to begin the process of ending euthanasia of adoptable pets in shelters in California. John Ramos shows us the plan.
Cat Lost in Kincade Fire Found SafeA cat named Benji was thought to have been a victim of the Kincade wildfire but Benji, it turned out, had simply turned in one of his nine lives to become another family's pet named Bakey. Don Ford sorts it all out. (1-16-20)
New Lead In Search For Dog Stolen Outside San Francisco Grocery StoreA new lead in the search for a dog stolen right outside a grocery store in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood. Don Ford reports. (12/19/19)
Pet Owners Urged to Vaccinate Animals Against DistemperA potential threat to Bay Area pets is spreading rapidly among wild animals. Don Ford reports. (12-13-19)
24 Dogs Recovered From Stolen Transport Van May Not See Owners For DaysA pet transport van that was stolen Monday morning with two dozen rescue dogs inside has been recovered by police in Oakland, but the animals may not be released to their owners for days. Maria Medina reports. (12-9-2019)
Pet of the Week: Pinecrest Needs a New HomeFor information on how you can adopt Pinecrest (or another deserving pet) go to: EastBaySPCA.org
Pets Go Missing As Hungry Coyotes Linger In San Jose NeighborhoodThe Cambrian Park neighborhood in San Jose is dealing with countless coyote sightings and discovering their pets are going missing, but they’re learning all they can do is wait for the coyotes to move on. Maria Medina reports. (12-3-2019)
Holiday Season Begins With Macy’s Annual Pet Adoption WindowsIt’s that time of year and the annual Macy’s Holiday Windows are set to be unveiled at the store in Union Square in San Francisco, featuring animals up for adoption. KPIX 5's Michelle Griego talks to Krista Herman from the SPCA and Virginia Donohue of Animal Care and Control about pets that are available. (11/22/19)
Pup Returned After Dognapper In Berkeley Gets Caught On Surveillance VideoA puppy was stolen from the Berkeley Humane Society over the weekend and the crime was caught on surveillance video. As Don Ford tells us, the dognapper was no stranger.
Odin, Dog Who Survived 2017 Tubbs Fire, Back In Action At Kincade Fire ZoneOdin, the Bay Area dog who became something of a celebrity during the 2017 Wine Country wildfires, was back in the fire zones Monday. Wilson Walker ran into him and his owner while covering the Kincade Fire. (10-28-2019)
Folks Find New 4-Legged Friends At The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet FairThe Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair is going on all weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Devin Fehely spoke with fairgoers who are taking home their new 4-legged friends.
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)