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City Attorney’s Office: Fake Veterinarian Busted When Cat Dies After Surgery

He called himself a veterinarian but when Hector Menjivar, who owns a North Hollywood animal clinic, recently performed surgery on a cat the pet died that same night.

07/23/2015

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Animal Control Reminds Residents To Protect Their Pets After Nearly 300 Dogs Collected July 4th Weekend

Animal control officials say they collected nearly 300 dogs — some were hurt, and a few were found dead.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/06/2015

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Pets2Love: Freckles

Freckles is called the class clown at the shelter. He’s a sweet boy that’s eager to please.

06/19/2015

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Pets2Love: Gilbert

Gilbert, also known as “Baby G,” is a 6-month-old Shih-Tzu who is just as cuddly as he looks.

04/17/2015

Roy

Pets2Love: Roy

Roy is a 2.5-year-old small mixed breed — possibly Lhasa Apso/terrier/poodle.

04/10/2015

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NoHo Man Accused Of Killing, Eating Girlfriend’s Pet Rabbit Pleads Not Guilty

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2014

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Officials Push For Mandatory Spay/Neuter Law For Long Beach Pet Owners

The city of Long Beach is poised to start cracking down on its dog and cat population.

11/18/2014

Alhambra Police chased down this 150-pound tortoise Saturday. The plan is to reunite him with his human family. (credit: Alhambra Police)

Missing Your 150-Pound Tortoise In Alhambra? Call Animal Control

The hefty reptile was found about 1 p.m.

08/02/2014

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Woman Suffers Burn Injury, Loses Dog In Topanga Duplex Fire

A woman suffered a burn injury, the loss of a pet bird and a dog in a duplex fire in Topanga Saturday.

03/29/2014

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Lap Of Love Offers Hospice Care For Terminally Ill Pets

Lap of Love is a group that provides at-home hospice care and euthanasia for terminally ill pets.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/11/2013

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Dr. Jeffrey Weber: Plastic Surgery For Pets A Growing Trend

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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‘One Picture Saves A Life’ Tour To Stop By 2 Local Animal Shelters

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2013

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South LA Shelter Offers Pets-In-Waiting Heated Floors, Retractable Roofs

If you’re looking for a furry friend to take home, the city of Los Angeles wants to be your matchmaker.

04/04/2013

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LA County Officials Advise Against Purchasing Rabbits As Easter Gifts

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.

CBS Los Angeles–03/27/2013

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Burbank Animal Shelter Slashes Adoption Fees For The Holidays

The Burbank Animal Shelter has slashed its adoption fees in hopes that it will help many pets find new homes this holiday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/24/2012

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