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Sheri is rescued by Riverside Animal Control Officer Will Luna.  (credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Puppy Left Inside Minivan As Vehicle Temperature Reached 104

A 3-month-old puppy, left unattended inside a sweltering minivan, was rescued Thursday outside a Walmart in Riverside.

06/27/2013

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Several Snakes Found In Torrance Park

Several constrictors were found in a Torrance park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2013

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San Dimas Man Shoots, Kills Pit Bull Attacking Woman And Her Horse

Authorities say a shotgun-wielding 24-year-old man shot and killed one of two pit bulls attacking a woman and her horse along a trail in San Dimas Saturday.

02/23/2013

An officer removes evidence from a home where illegal cockfighting was being staged. (credit: DACC)

Large Cockfighting Operation Busted In Compton

A large cockfighting operation was busted in Compton Saturday by Los Angeles County’s Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) and the spcaLA.

12/22/2012

(credit: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Deputy Kills Pit Bull After Animal Control Officer Attacked In La Mirada

Officials on Tuesday urged the public to remain vigilant in reporting stray animals after a Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a pit bull that attacked an animal control officer.

11/20/2012

This burro ispart of a herd that is becoming a tourist attraction for some and a headache for others in Riverside County. (credit: CBS)

A Herd Of Burros Is Causing Wild Ride In Riverside County

A herd of burros is making life miserable for some drivers in Riverside County.

09/08/2012

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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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(courtesy: Los Angeles County Dept of Animal Care & Control)

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

(credit: Burbank Police Dept.)

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

(credit: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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