Animal Rescue

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Company Under Fire After Demolishing 50-Year-Old Tree, Injuring Protected Baby Birds

A local company is facing public rebuke following a demolition project in which employees tore down a tree, resulting in injuries to several birds.


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Poor Pooch Trapped For Days Inside Nailed-Shut Dog House On South LA Street

A local animal rescue says its volunteers nearly cried when they came to pick up an abandoned dog Wednesday in South L.A.


A miracle dog and it looks like Daniel. (credit: CBS)

Miracle Dog Who Survived Death Chamber In Alabama To Star In Rose Parade

In Hollywood, they say you can be an unknown one minute and a big star the next.


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Local Rescue Trying To Get Supplies To Oklahoma For Stranded Pets Of Tornado Victims

A local rescue group has gathered supplies to help the animals, but is still looking for a way to deliver them to Oklahoma.


This horse had to be helped to his feet Sunday. (credit: Fire Captain Dave Semple/CAL FIRE)

Fatigued Horse Has To Be Rescued From Santa Ana River Bottom

A weak and tired horse had to be rescued Sunday from the Santa Ana river bottom in Norco.


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48 Stray Cats, 2 Dogs Confiscated From Santa Ana Woman’s Home

Police say they removed 49 cats, including one that was dead, and two dogs from the home of a 63-year-old woman in Santa Ana Wednesday.


Glen Bearian, aka Meatball, showed up again this morning in Glendale. (credit: CBS)

Animal Rescue Asks For Help Building Enclosure For ‘Meatball’ The Bear

Officials say that a bear they captured in La Canada Flintridge a few weeks ago is no longer going to be transferred to a wildlife sanctuary in Colorado.



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Gray Whale Freed From Nets Off SoCal Coast

A 20-foot gray whale found tangled amongst discarded netting and a fishing buoy has been freed off the coast of Los Angeles.


Bait Animals

Animals Found Clinging To Life After Being Used As Bait In Dog Fighting Circuit

There is a brutal trend in the illegal dog fighting circuit that sacrifices smaller animals as bait to excite the dogs before they go in the ring. CBS2’s Mike Dinow reports on “bait animals” and how more of them are being dumped, clinging to life, in the desert, and are in need of a good home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2012

Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped In Collapsed Septic Tank

Firefighters rescued a dog trapped deep down a collapsed septic tank in Calimesa, a county fire department said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2012

Baxter decided to ride out of the Angeles National Forest. (credit: LA County Sheriffs Department)

Pooch Airlifted From Angeles National Forest After Pooping Out On Trail

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says a dog was airlifted from the Angeles National Forest after it was too sore and tired for the return trip from the Bridge To Nowhere Trail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2011

Santa, uh, Brad Kriser, is a dog person. (credit: CBS)

Go Greyhound? Studio City Pet Supply Store Gives $25K To Animal Rescue Group

It was Christmas in July, literally, for a Greyhound rescue group Wednesday in Studio City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/20/2011


Rescued Beagles Getting A New Leash On Life

A group of beagles locked up in a laboratory since birth have been rescued by a Los Angeles animal rescue group and placed in loving homes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/08/2011

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3 More Abandoned Terriers Are Available For Adoption

Three of seven terriers found abandoned on Imperial Highway two weeks ago are now available for adoption at the spcaLA’s Hawthorne office, it was announced Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2011