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Man, 55, Bitten By Rabid Bat In Riverside

A 55-year-old man in Riverside has been bitten by a rabid bat, a spokesman for county Animal Services said Saturday.

06/09/2012

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Officials Seek Suspect Who Tied 5 Puppies To Tree Under Active Beehive

Animal services officials are seeking a suspect who tied five puppies to a tree under an active beehive in San Diego County. Three of the dogs were found dead and two were critically injured.

06/08/2012

Marc Schroeder's beloved pooch died after eating rat poison. (credit: Marc Schroeder)

San Clemente Poisoned Dog Case Now Being Handled By DA’s Office

A San Clemente man claims his neighbor purposely poisoned two dogs, killing one of them. The neighbor insists it was all a horrible accident.

05/02/2012

Grace stayed by her dead friend's side despite heavy traffic. (credit: LA County of Animal Care And Control)

Faithful Dog Remains By Her Dead Companion Despite Being In Busy Street

A passing motorist put out traffic cones on a busy La Puente street to protect a Labrador Retriever as it stood watch over another lab that had been killed by a vehicle, animal control officers said Saturday.

04/14/2012

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Man Shoots Pit Bull-Boxer Mix As The Dog Attacks His Son, 11

A French Valley man shot a pit bull-boxer mix after it began to attack his 11-year-old son, a sheriff’s sergeant said Saturday.

04/07/2012

The baseball bat allegedly used to kill three 2-week-old kittens in Hacienda Heights. (credit: AnimalCare.LACounty.gov)

Student Confesses To Fatally Beating 2-Week-Old Kittens With Baseball Bat

Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) officers say a high school student has confessed to the fatal beating of three 2-week-old kittens with a baseball bat.

03/15/2012

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CHP Facilitates Freeway Rescue Of Rudolph The Dog

A three-year-old pit bull mix is a lucky dog, thanks to a valiant rescue organized by the California Highway Patrol.

12/22/2011

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Scared, Hungry And Abandoned: 2 Mountain Lion Cubs Rescued From Under Burbank Car

Two malnourished mountain lion cubs, abandoned by their mother, were rescued Wednesday after residents allegedly tried hitting them with brooms.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/21/2011

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Couple Pleads No Contest To Dog Fighting

A man and woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to dog fighting and an array of other charges related to pit bulls found at a Lake Los Angeles home.

11/30/2011

Officials are looking for the driver who dragged this German Shepherd. (credit: UGC/CBS)

Officials Hunt For Driver Who Dragged German Shepherd Puppy By Rope

Officials in Riverside are looking for a pickup driver who allegedly dragged a German Shepherd puppy behind their vehicle while tied to a rope.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/03/2011

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Live And Let Live? Calabasas Cuts Funds For Shooting, Trapping Coyotes

The city’s decision stems from growing opposition to public funds being used to deal with the animals.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/31/2011

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16 Malnourished Horses Rescued In Murrieta

Sixteen thoroughbreds were rescued from a boarding facility in LaCresta by Riverside County Animal Services Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2011

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Yucca Valley Woman Mauled By 2 Pit Bulls

A woman has been hospitalized after being mauled by two pit bulls.

07/26/2011

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What Makes Spot ‘Vicious’? LA County To Seize Dogs For Chasing People

The Board of Supervisors agreed to approve an ordinance giving animal control officers the right to declare a dog “vicious,” a designation that can potentially lead to the animal being euthanized.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/19/2011

A bull, like the one depicted here, was shot and killed today in Lake Elsinore. (credit: AP)

Loose Bull Shot And Killed In Lake Elsinore

A long-horned bull on the loose was shot to death in Lake Elsinore Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2011

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