Pets

FOX40
Scrappy Looking For Soild Home

Jun 26, 2014

Darren Peck introduces us to Scrappy, the nine month old pit bull boxer mix, looking for his forever home.


The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento zoo seeks yard waste to feed giraffes, other critters

Sacramento zoo seeks yard waste to feed giraffes, other critters

Sacramento homeowners struggling to stuff all their yard waste into the city’s green bins now have a new place to send it: the Sacramento Zoo.


Goody, a 16-year-old giraffe, eats tree trimmings at the Sacramento Zoo on Tuesday. The zoo is asking nearby residents to donate tree and shrub waste...

The Sacramento Bee
How to protect your dogs from snake bites and what to do if they’re bit

Sunny spring and summer days in Texas make perfect opportunities to leash up your dog and go for a walk. They sometimes also make perfect opportunities to encounter venomous snakes.

FOX40
Help Feed the Zoo Animals with Your Yard Waste

Jun 25, 2014
Help Feed the Zoo Animals with Your Yard Waste

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The Sacramento Zoo wants yard waste to help feed the animals.

Every day the zoo feeds pounds and pounds of “browse”; non-toxic branches and leaves from specific trees and shrubs, similar to what the animals would find in the …


The Sacramento Bee
‘Canine Pentathlon’ raises money for Sacrameto-area cancer group

The public is invited Saturday to the fifth annual “Canine Pentathlon,” a fund-raising event for A New Leash on Life, a charity that comforts dog lovers who are coping with cancer.

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento shelter project installs sound insulation to cut stress levels in animals

Sacramento shelter project installs sound insulation to cut stress levels in animals

At the Front Street Animal Shelter, one building is much quieter than usual. It houses more than 40 of the loudest dogs – breeds such as boxers and bulldogs. Yet their barks are muffled and less piercing than the sound that reverberates down a separate run just next door, where fewer dogs are housed.

The Sacramento Bee
Visiting mountain lion causes stir in Sacramento

Visiting mountain lion causes stir in Sacramento

The young mountain lion caught in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood late Saturday likely was looking to stake out new territory for itself, experts said. While this is normal behavior, it does not mean such incidents will become more common.





The Sacramento Bee
California firefighters free puppy from auto wheel

Jun 23, 2014
California firefighters free puppy from auto wheel

Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, had to rescue a pit bull from a tight spot.


In this photo released by the Kern County Fire Department, a puppy named Junior that somehow got his head stuck in the middle of a wheel rim and was brought to a Kern County fire station,...

FOX40
What Does Your Pet’s Cough Mean?

Jun 23, 2014

Paul Robins and Bethany Crouch find out what your pet’s cough could mean from FOX40 pet expert, Dr. Jyl.


The Sacramento Bee
It’s a frog, it’s a gorilla? No, it’s Pig the dog

It’s a frog, it’s a gorilla? No, it’s Pig the dog

It's impossible not to stare at Kim Dillenbeck's dog Pig. Kim Dillenbeck's dog Pig drinks water at a park in Alabaster, Ala., on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Born in Atlanta with severe deformities and adopted by the Alabama woman as a puppy, the mixed...

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