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Whale Believed to Be Entangled in Fish Line
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, fishing line, entangled, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 1924 days ago -
LONG BEACH - A whale believed to be entangled in fishing line has been spotted in the vicinity of the San Pedro Channel and wildlife officials today asked anyone who sees the whale to contact them immediately. The whale was last sighted Tuesday headin
Riverside County Supervisors Approve Spay-Neuter and Microchip Policy for Dogs and Cats
Animals  (tags: California, cats, dogs, spaying, neutering, microchipping )

- 1924 days ago -
Dog and cat owners in Riverside County could face fines and mandatory neutering and microchipping of their pets under an ordinance passed Tuesday by county supervisors.
Tests Show Algae Toxin in Some Sick Pelicans
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, birds, brown pelicans, sick, algae toxin, endangered, extinction, protection, suffering )

- 1929 days ago -
LOS ANGELES -- A toxic chemical produced by algae has been detected in some sick California brown pelicans that are being found in record numbers along the West Coast, though researchers don't believe it's the primary cause of their widespread illness, wi
Pictured: The Piglet Squid With a Smiley Face and a Twinkle in His Eye
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, piglet squid's, protection )

- 1933 days ago -
Something seems to have put a smile on this piglet squid's face. The tentacled creature has developed what appears to be a smiley face, believed to be caused by an unusual alignment of skin pigments. This happy specimen, known as helicocranchia pfefferi
Rash Of Sick Pelicans Found Along Coast
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, pekicans, sick, euthanized, suffering, sadness, endangered, extinction )

- 1933 days ago -
MONTEREY, Calif. -- Wildlife experts are trying to find out what is making pelicans along the coast of California sick. The SPCA of Monterey County has received 16 pelicans at their Wildlife Center since Dec. 29. Seven of those pelicans have been eutha
SF Zoo Warning System Faulty
Animals  (tags: california, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, warning system faulty )

- 1945 days ago -
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- ABC7 learned of another safety issue at the San Francisco Zoo. It involves equipment brought in after last year's tiger attack. Shortly after the tiger attack on Christmas Day of last year, the San Francisco Zoo purchased a wire
Pandas Extend Stay in S.D ~ Video
Animals  (tags: california, china, zoolife, giant pandas, loan agreement, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 1955 days ago -
It's good news in dismal times. Stock prices are down, house prices are down - but so are panda prices. The San Diego Zoo has reached a loan agreement with China to keep pandas in Balboa Park for five more years at about half the current cost. The d
Thieves Steal Actor's SUV With Puppies Inside
Animals  (tags: california, animals, dogs, puppies, stolen from suv, actor john schneider )

- 1959 days ago -
LOS ANGELES -- Police are searching for two puppies stolen from an SUV belonging to actor John Schneider during a car theft. Police Say the Cadillac Escalade was found stripped of its seats and instrument panel after it was stolen from a mall parking l
Researchers: Fish Contaminated Before Birth
Animals  (tags: california, San Francisco Estuary, fish, stripped bass, contaminated before birth, toxic mix of chemicals )

- 1961 days ago -
UC Davis Researchers Find Striped Bass With Brain, Liver Problems DAVIS, Calif. -- Fish in the San Francisco Estuary are contaminated before birth with a toxic mix of chemicals, leading some university researchers to wonder what the effects might be on p
Cleft Palate Puppy Saved
Animals  (tags: california, animals, dogs, Chihuahua, puppies, cleft palate, bone deformity that causes a hole in the )

- 1961 days ago -
ROSEVILLE, CA - After a long night Brigitt Graves watched her three-pound Chihuahua Chloe give birth to two tiny puppies at her Roseville home early Sunday morning. The arrival came with great anticipation, one black pup, one white pup, two new pets t
Starving Pets Found in Empty House
Animals  (tags: california, animals, pets, dogs, birds, starving, empty house, AnimalCruelty, abuse, AnimalWelfare, sadness, suffering )

- 1964 days ago -
FOLSOM, CA - Starving dogs and birds were found in a vacant house in Folsom Thursday. Officer Michelle Beattie with the Folsom Police Department said officers were alerted when neighbors called to say the occupants of the home on the 300 block of Catte
Dog Dragged By Pickup; Owner Cited for Cruelty
Animals  (tags: california, animals, pets, dog, dragged by pick up truck, owner wanted to but dog down beacuse of , AnimalCruelty, abused, suffering, sadness, protection, humans, animalwelfare )

- 1964 days ago -
A Norwalk woman taking her dog to be put to sleep has been cited for animal cruelty after the dog jumped from the bed of her moving pickup truck and was allegedly dragged by the leash for blocks. Animal Control Capt. Aaron Reyes says staff at the Downe
Whale-Watching in Its Prime
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, gray whales, whale watching, migration, endangered, extinction, humans, environment, protection )

- 1967 days ago -
The next time you're at the coast, be sure to be on the lookout for whales. If you look hard enough, you just might see one. The month of December is prime whale-watching time. The gray whales often pass very close to the Bay Area's coastline as the
(Don't) Pump Up the Volume: Sound Waves Silence Whales' Song
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, noise, 10x louder, ships, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 1977 days ago -
The noise in the Pacific off the southern California coast has become 10 times louder over the past five decades because of the rumbling of commercial shipping vessels, the clicking of oceanographic research equipment, and the din of Navy operations and s
San Francisco SPCA Warns Of Increase In Deadly Dog Disease Canine Parvovirus Linked To San Francisco Parks
Animals  (tags: san fransisco, usa, california, spca, dog, dogs, parvo virus, warning, pets )

- 1981 days ago -
The San Francisco SPCA today warned that its Veterinary Hospital has seen a dramatic increase in the number of young and adolescent dogs it has diagnosed with Canine Parvovirus - seven cases this month compared to one case per month in past years. All of

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