Firefighters aren't the only ones getting ready for what's expected to be a very busy fire season. A San Rafael woman and her dog are hitting the road to bring some comfort and joy to those battling blazes on the frontlines. Sharon Chin reports. (5-1-21)
Marin County Nonprofit Brings Therapy Dogs to Comfort FirefightersFirefighters aren't the only ones getting ready for what's expected to be a very busy fire season. A San Rafael woman and her dog are hitting the road to bring some comfort and joy to those battling blazes on the frontlines. Sharon Chin reports. (5-1-21)
Illegally-Sold Puppies in East Bay Found Suffering From ParvoBefore you buy a pandemic pet here's a warning about puppies being sold on the side of the road in Alameda County -- they may be very sick. Juliette Goodrich reports. (4-30-21)
Pets & Animals Friday News WrapA rescued dog's heartwarming reunion; kittens saved from a car engine compartment, adorable lemurs and more. (4-30-21)
Dog Rescued From Tight Space Between San Francisco BuildingsIf all good dogs go to heaven, one San Francisco pooch tried to get there multiple times, only to be rescued in spectacular fashion. Andria Borba reports. (4-29-21)
San Francisco Animal Care & Control Opens New 65,000 Square Foot FacilityThe City of San Francisco has opened a brand new animal shelter, and it already seems to be getting a quiet vote of approval from its furry residents. John Ramos reports. (3/9/21)
Search for Shooter Continues After Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are RecoveredThe search for a shooter continues after Lady Gaga’s dogs were turned over to police. (2-27-21)
$8,000 Reward Offered for Return of Dog Stolen in SFIt's been one month since a French bulldog was stolen at gunpoint in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and now SFPD is releasing a new clue in the case. Wilson Walker reports. (2-5-21)
Mission Neighbors Want SF To Fix Dangerous Intersection After Dog Is Nearly KilledSome neighbors in San Francisco are pleading for safety measures after a dog was nearly killed in a hit-and-run accident. Don Ford shows us why they say the intersection of Cesar Chavez and Forest Street is so dangerous.
Homeless Man Allegedly Attacks Pet Tortoise at San Jose PreschoolA homeless man was arrested Saturday in San Jose, charged with vandalism and animal abuse for allegedly beating and stabbing a pet tortoise at a preschool. Da Lin reports. (1-31-21)
SF Non-Profit Facing Allegations Of Fraud, Improper Training Of Service Dogs For VeteransA San Francisco non-profit foundation that provides service dogs to veterans is facing allegations of fraud. Da Lin tells us the organization's founder is accused of taking advantage of dog lovers and their desire to help veterans.
SF Couple Stranded In New Zealand By Covid Reunites With Family DogsA San Francisco couple that got stranded in New Zealand due to coronavirus restrictions has been reunited with their dogs, Whiskey and Waffles after living nearly 10 months apart. Joe Vazquez reports.
Friendly Baby Deer Keeps Coming Back To Sacramento NeighborhoodA baby deer can't seem to stay away from a Sacramento neighborhood. Rachel Wulff tells us wildlife officials moved the friendly doe last month, but she came back.
Dog Trainer Reacts to Video of Vacaville Officer Who Punched K-9 PartnerJohn Ramos has reaction from a professional dog trainer and the SPCA to video showing a Vacaville police handler punching a K-9 trainee in the head. (1-2-21)
COVID: Pandemic Brings Puppy Shortage This Holiday SeasonIf all you wanted for Christmas is a puppy then you might be out of luck, this year, because there is a puppy shortage during this pandemic. But Andrea Nakano shows us it all depends on where you look.
Sacramento Woman Reunites With Lost Dog Found 6 Years Later 1000 Miles AwaySix years and a thousand miles in the making, a Sacramento woman reunited with her lost dog. Ryan Hill reports she never gave up hope.
'Ride Out To Vote' Delivers Ballots By Horseback To Alameda Co. Courthouse''Ride Out To Vote' trotted down the streets of Oakland to drop off their ballots on horseback at the Alameda County Courthouse on Monday, as part of a movement to encourage people to vote any way they can.
2 Stolen Dogs Reunited With Owner, Suspect Arrested at Mission District Homeless CampThe owner of two French bulldog puppies -- stolen from his San Francisco home -- has offically been reunited with both his missing dogs. Da Lin reports (10-18-20)
1 of 2 Stolen Dogs Found, Suspect Arrested at SF Mission District Homeless CampSan Francisco police arrested a suspect in a bizzare dog-napping case. One very pricey puppy has been reunited with her owner but the search is still on for another. Da Lin reports. (10-18-20)
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.