Animal Services

One of 17 horses rescued in 2011 by Riverside County Animal Services. (credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Woman Found Guilty On 17 Counts Of Animal Cruelty Involving Horse Neglect

The horses were severely underweight.


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Exclusive: Family Upset After Officials Release Dog They Believe Mauled Toddler

A dog originally believed to have mauled a toddler in Riverside County was returned to its owners Wednesday after authorities determined it was not responsible for the attack.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2014

A 2-year-old female pit bull bit a girl Wednesday evening. (credit: Riverside County Dept. of Animal Services)

Girl, 7, Bitten In Face By Stray Pit Bull Mom Brought Home

Animal Services officials remind the public to be careful about picking up stray dogs.


One of the birds allegedly used in a cockfighting operation busted in Willowbrook in 2012.  (credit: LASD)

Property Owner Surrenders 48 Roosters Used In Alleged Cockfighting Ring In Perris

The man was cited for misdemeanor animal cruelty.



Pit Bull Euthanized After Biting Boy’s Lip And Leaving Severe Wound

The dog reportedly lunged at the boy in an unprovoked attack around 4 p.m. on a house on Stuber Street.


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Thanks To Public, Lost Dog Reuinted With Owner In Culver City

Culver City Police thanked the public Saturday for helping reunite a lost pooch with their rightful owner.


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Laguna Beach Residents Warned To Keep Pets Indoors After Multiple Coyote Attacks

Police Friday were warning Long Beach pet owners to keep their pets indoors at night after small dogs were attacked by coyotes on two separate occasions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2013

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Animal Services Panel To Vote On Screening For Aggression

A controversial practice of testing shelter animals for aggressive behavior could be making a comeback in the city of Los Angeles.


Riverside County Animal Services officers rescue a potbellied pig on Highway 91 Saturday. (credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Riverside County Animal Services Rescue Potbellied Pig From Highway 91

How the big potbellied pig ended up on the freeway is not known.


(Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Aims To Spay, Neuter Stray Cat Population In South LA

A local non-profit group wants to use private funds to cut down on what it says is just another symptom of America’s economic ails on the streets of South L.A.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/21/2011

Puppy Injured

Prosecutors Review Footage Of Alleged Puppy Throwing

Riverside County prosecutors are reviewing security video that shows a man allegedly slamming a puppy to the ground, breaking its leg.


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Half Off Sale: Riverside Shelter Cuts Spay, Neuter Prices

The first 300 pet owners who make appointments will be eligible to save 50 percent on the cost of spaying or neutering their pet.


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: Riverside County Animal Services)

Cat Rescued From 60 Freeway Overpass

A 1-year-old black cat that was perilously perched on a freeway overpass just inches from a
200-foot fall is safe and recovering from her ordeal at a Riverside County animal shelter.