Emeryville, CA Pets & Animals

Two Mountain Lions Spotted in California Backyard Attacking a Deer

Two mountain lions have been spotted attacking deer in California backyards recently. The sightings occurred early Wednesday morning as residents reported the mountain lions searching for their kill. As a result, the area officials issued an advisory. Residents Report Mountain Lion Sighting In California Neighborhood. The pair of mountain lions...
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Marin County veterinary hospital plans big expansion under new owner

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin has new owners with a bold expansion plan that includes what they say is a lower-cost option for treating after-hours animal ailments that aren’t life-threatening. Founded in 1998, the business, Marin County’s only emergency veterinary care facility, has passed through several owners...

Young Mountain Loin trapped in Pescadero High classroom moved to Southern California zoo

OAKLAND -- A young Mountain Loin trapped in Pescadero High classroom as a cub earlier this year has grown enough both in size and health to be moved to a Southern California zoo.Given the name Sage, the young Puma captured the hearts of the staff at the Oakland Zoo's veterinary hospital along with another cub named Rose.The pair bonded at the zoo and grew into young lions until the bittersweet moment this week when officials decided they were strong enough and had developed the survivor skills to be released.They have been transported to the Living Desert Zoo near Palm Desert.It's...

Cat Extravaganza

San Francisco/September 23, 24 & 25, 2022 LCWW Group presents the San Francisco Cat Extravaganza, taking place at Cow Palace Arena and Event Center, 2600 Geneva Avenue, San Francisco, on September 23, 24 & 25, featuring an International Cat Competition, Heklina, Kitty Corner, Demos, Shopping & more. LCWW Group is...

Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA’s Pet of the Week: Beatrix

South San Francisco, Ca September 22, 2022 Submitted by Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA. Step right up and meet Beatrix for a moment of pure enchantment. This two-year-old spayed female Silver Marten rabbit is beautiful and confident. She has mad skills when it comes to anything athletic and will awe you with her mighty hopping abilities. Beatrix is a self-assured bunny who knows what she likes, and what she most enjoys is playtime with rabbit friendly toys and delectable treats. She’s sociable and appreciates pets and a gentle brush of her gorgeous silver and black coat. Just in case you need any more incentive, her adoption fees are currently waived too. Looking for a captivating and independent pet rabbit? Ask for Beatrix ID# A914896.

Can We Have More Whales and Fewer Whale Strikes?

Anchovies sparkled and seawater sprayed from the crusty maws of gray whales as they burst through the surface, again and again, off the coast near Pacifica, fifteen miles south of San Francisco. Groups of up to six gray whales devoured fish for 28 days straight in June 2022. This was...

Rescued Bay Area mountain lions find forever home

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) —  Two mountain lions who were rescued as tiny cubs in the San Francisco Bay Area are heading to a new forever home, Oakland Zoo officials announced. Rose and Sage were found separately as orphans in the wild just two months apart before they became best friends at the zoo’s wildlife rescue […]

September 22, 2022: Sammy and Naga

The KGO Morning Show with Nikki Medoro wants to match YOU with a loving companion in need of a forever home. In partnership with the San Francisco SPCA, Nikki will introduce a couple of sweet pups ready for adoption, every Thursday morning at 9:25AM. There’s a devoted pet out there...

Claws come out for Cow Palace's Cat Extravaganza

Daly City's Cow Palace — or rather, "Meow Palace," — is slated to become the biggest congregation of show cats this side of the Rockies in a three day takeover this weekend. The San Francisco Cat Extravaganza returns to the Cow Palace for — you guessed it — all things feline-friendly. Contestants will be showing off the most refined cats in the region, with events MC'd by local drag queen and cat fanatic Heklina. ...
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Two Mountain Lions Spotted Attacking Deer in San Mateo Backyard

A pair of mountain lions were seen early Wednesday morning in the backyard of a San Mateo home attacking a deer, a resident reported to police, and the police department issued an advisory. At about 1:05 a.m., a resident called police and told them he saw the cougars attacking the...

Puppy Picks: San Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos

In our new weekly segment sponsored by River Bend Casino & Hotel, we make our picks to who we think will win this Sunday night and see what team Oreo, the Husky Mix Puppy, chooses to win! (She is available for adoption, call 417-623-3642 for more information)

How to Become a Vet Tech: Fall in Love with a Dog. Hear from Veterinary Technology Grad Student Jose Gomez and how his Career Unfolded!

Jose Gomez wanted to be a Mechanical Engineer when he entered a community college in Pleasant Hill. But after one course he realized it wasn’t for him. So now he didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life. He began to drift – taking jobs at a sandwich shop, and working as a delivery driver. His parents got worried. He told his parents he wanted a dog – but not a Husky because they were too much to handle. They surprised him with a dog – a Husky named Suki. He couldn’t help it; he fell in love with her. This is Jose’s story, how the love and care of his dog, who died young of a heart condition, gave back to Jose his own life and career as a Vet Tech.