Dimitri Diatchenko, 46, is charged with one felony count each of cruelty to an animal with a use of knife allegation and making a criminal threat.
The city of Long Beach is poised to start cracking down on its dog and cat population.
The hefty reptile was found about 1 p.m.
A woman suffered a burn injury, the loss of a pet bird and a dog in a duplex fire in Topanga Saturday.
Lap of Love is a group that provides at-home hospice care and euthanasia for terminally ill pets.
Dr. Jeffrey Werber, a renowned veterinarian and pet parenting specialist, visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to explain why pet plastic surgery has become more widely accepted and why and when plastic surgery makes sense for your pet.
Liz Baker from GreaterGood.org and Alan Semsar and John Capra visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about their “One Picture Saves A Life,” animal shelter tour.
If you’re looking for a furry friend to take home, the city of Los Angeles wants to be your matchmaker.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is reminding families that while real rabbits may look adorable in Easter baskets, adopting or purchasing a pet is a serious responsibility.
The Burbank Animal Shelter has slashed its adoption fees in hopes that it will help many pets find new homes this holiday.
A growing coyote presence in Orange County will be among the issues discussed by the Huntington Beach City Council on Monday.
A city in Riverside County will consider a plan to force all pet owners to spay and neuter their pets.
With the help of local Los Angeles restaurants, man’s best friend may also be his favorite dining companion. Almost all pet-friendly restaurants require that your pal dine on the outdoor patio, but many are tremendously accommodating to both you and your pooch. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon and a great meal, all while Scout is at your feet enjoying a cool bowl of water and a delicious treat. Pet hospitality isn’t limited to restaurants offering American fare, either, enjoy a world of flavors at the best pet-friendly restaurants in Los Angeles.
Pet owners in several neighborhoods around Long Beach were on alert Monday after a string of recent coyote attacks.
The L.A. City Council voted Tuesday in favor of banning stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits that are not rescues in an effort to curb the city’s animal euthanasia rates.