Animal Control

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

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.


(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.


(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.


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

(credit: CBS)

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


Yucca Valley Woman Mauled By 2 Pit Bulls

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


(credit: Getty Images)

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

(credit: CBS)

Officials Continue Hunt For Wolf-Dog Hybrid After Fatal Attack On Pony

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2011

(credit: CBS)

North Hills Man Accused Of Hoarding More Than 100 Cats

A North Hills man faces animal neglect charges after the discovery of more than 100 cats in and around a motor home.


(credit: CBS)

Dog Refuses Rescue Attempts Behind Fountain Valley School

Authorities are still trying to free a dog that somehow became trapped in a flood control channel drain pipe behind Northcutt Elementary School.


A Monitor lizard, like the one depicted here, was on the loose in Riverside. (credit: AP)

Anyone Looking For A 5-Foot-Long Lizard In Riverside?

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2011

(credit: courtesy of Coastal German Shepherd Rescue)

Starving German Shepherd Takes Steps To Recovery

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.

CBS Los Angeles–10/11/2010



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