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.
A three-year-old pit bull mix is a lucky dog, thanks to a valiant rescue organized by the California Highway Patrol.
Two malnourished mountain lion cubs, abandoned by their mother, were rescued Wednesday after residents allegedly tried hitting them with brooms.
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.
Officials in Riverside are looking for a pickup driver who allegedly dragged a German Shepherd puppy behind their vehicle while tied to a rope.
The city’s decision stems from growing opposition to public funds being used to deal with the animals.
Sixteen thoroughbreds were rescued from a boarding facility in LaCresta by Riverside County Animal Services Thursday.
A woman has been hospitalized after being mauled by two pit bulls.
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.
A long-horned bull on the loose was shot to death in Lake Elsinore Sunday.
Animal control officers continued Saturday to look for a wolf-dog mix that was on the loose after it and another part-wolf hybrid attacked and ate a miniature horse at a ranch near Lake Mathews.
A North Hills man faces animal neglect charges after the discovery of more than 100 cats in and around a motor home.
Authorities are still trying to free a dog that somehow became trapped in a flood control channel drain pipe behind Northcutt Elementary School.
Animal services officers are looking for the owner of a 5-foot-long lizard found wandering around a condo complex in the city of Riverside.
An emaciated white German shepherd found on the side of a Southern California road has taken his first solid steps after nearly starving to death.