In one of the instances, a woman says she was in her backyard with her dog, Bella, when out of nowhere a coyote snatched Bella away. She hasn't seen Bella since.
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Pet adoptions spiked to record highs amid the isolating throws of COVID-19. (People, as well, frequented animal stores to buy up exotic reptiles [think small geckos and snakes and the odd tortoise] in huge numbers.) Though that initial flux has slacked, which led to an unfortunate increase in people surrendering their “pandemic puppies,” there are still plenty of adoptable animals around San Francisco and elsewhere.
CONCORD, CA – The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) reports another dead bird and one more group of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Contra Costa County. The dead bird is the first dead bird reported from San Pablo and the mosquitoes were...
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At least astronomically, autumn began on Sept. 22. So the days are shorter, the air is cooler, the leaves are turning — and the tarantulas are out looking for love. Every year at about this time, male tarantulas venture forth in search of females for purposes of procreation. The females await in their silk-lined burrows. When an acceptable male shows up, the two will mate. Afterward, the female will sometimes kill him, though this is infrequent. Even if he survives, he will die soon after. In contrast, female tarantulas can live for years and produce many offspring.
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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. - A second bird in Contra Costa County and another group of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus, county vector control officials said Friday. The bird was found in San Pablo and the mosquitoes were in a trap in Oakley. It's the first dead bird...
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NEWARK, Calif. - Hundreds of dead carp have been turning up in a lake in Newark. Visitors to Lakeshore Park have taken pictures of the fish floating on the surface of the man-made lake. Cassandra Trejo documented the deaths and was concerned as she watched the fish "all gasping for...
Event coordinators for the Water Dog Run are feverishly working on final preparations and plans as the anticipated annual community event draws near. The Water Dog Run is set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 7:00 a.m. Runners will start the run in Twin Pines Park in Belmont, California, and continue the run along Ralston Ave., through Water Dog Park, and finish in Twin Pines Park.
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) – A second bird in Contra Costa County and another group of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus, county vector control officials said Friday. The bird was found in San Pablo and the mosquitoes were in a trap in Oakley. It’s the first dead...
As things like wildfires and droughts continue to worsen, wild animals are forced to move out of their natural habitats and into places where they can find food and water, an expert explained. Here are some tips for ensuring yours and your pet's safety:
A second bird in Contra Costa County and another group of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus, county vector control officials said Friday. The bird was found in San Pablo and the mosquitoes were in a trap in Oakley. It’s the first dead bird this year in San Pablo to have West Nile Virus.
DANVILLE, Calif. (KRON) — People in Danville are concerned after multiple coyote sightings throughout the town. People there say it’s becoming a daily occurrence. They are just heartbroken. The dog was a part of their family. They say they’ve been told to make a lot of noise to scare the...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Every year, people die in encounters with animals, but which states rank highest for such fatalities?. According to a report from Outforia, an outdoor and nature resource website, Texas overwhelmingly ranked No. 1, recording 520 deaths over 20 years compared to the second-ranked California, which had 299 deaths for the same time period.
"We're at a crisis stage on the veterinary shortage." The debate is growing over solutions to help with the nationwide scarcity of vets.
Declawing cats was only ever a flawed, human, quick-fix for a misunderstood — or, completely not understood — issue. Now, animal behavior experts in Pittsburg are fighting the good fight in order to abolish the practice, alongside city officials. The post Legislation Against Declawing In Pittsburg Advances, Backed By Cat Behavioral Experts appeared first on CatTime.
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) A Saturday afternoon march by animal activists through San Francisco's Mission District ended at City Hall, where they hoped to get the support of city legislators in supporting Rose's Law, a proposed Animal Bill of Rights that proponents say enshrines basic rights for animals into law. Saturday's...
Mountain lions just might be the most terrifying animal in North America. Their populations are growing across the western U.S., and so seemingly to are the conflicts the big cats are causing with people. Recently a California woman had to fight off a mountain lion with her bare hands to...
DEAR JOAN: I live on the 11th floor of a building by Lake Merritt and I do not have a hummingbird feeder hanging from my window, but several of my neighbors do. Hummers fly up to my windows and look in on me, even though I don’t feed them. I...
A second bird in Contra Costa County and another group of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus, county vector control officials said Friday. The bird was found in San Pablo and the mosquitoes were in a trap in Oakley. It's the first dead bird this year in San Pablo to have West Nile Virus.