Riverside County Animal Services

(credit: CBS)

One Dog’s Hair-Raising Tale Of Theft, Concealed Identity Has A Happy Ending

One dog has a hair-raising tale of theft, concealed identity, a brazen escape and a lucky reunion with its owner.

12/19/2014

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No Bull! Officers Discover Stolen Calf During Traffic Stop In Riverside

Officers making a traffic stop in Riverside were surprised to find a baby cow in the vehicle.

11/06/2014

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.

10/02/2014

(credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Pool Man Severely Injured By Dog While Working In Riverside County

Animal-control officers confiscated an 8-year-old dog Thursday after it attacked and severely injured a pool-cleaning worker at a residence Wednesday night.

CBS Los Angeles–09/25/2014

(credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Monkey Impounded After Biting Woman Outside Beaumont Restaurant

A 35-year-old Cherry Valley woman was treated at a hospital for a laceration on her forearm after the capuchin monkey reportedly attacked her outside Antonious Pizza on Beaumont Avenue, Animal Services officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

This dog, since euthanized, attacked a 68-year-old woman. (credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Woman, 68, Severely Attacked By Son-In-Law’s Dog

A 68-year-old woman sustained severe injuries to her face and arms Friday in an attack by her son-in-law’s dog.

02/15/2014

A professional groomer makes this cute dog even more adorable. (credit: Riverside County Animal Services/Facebook)

Riverside County Animal Shelters Score Big With ‘SPAw’ Day Adoptions

More than 170 animals — mostly dogs and cats — were adopted at two Riverside County animal shelters Saturday.

08/25/2013

This little bobcat was hit by a car but released back into the wild when it was determined he was mostly fine. (credit: Officers Tiffany Fuller and Cecelia Morris/Riverside County Animal Services)

Bobcat Returned Back To Wild After Being Hit By Car In Riverside

Officials with Riverside County Animal Services said a bobcat that was hit by a car early Sunday was treated and returned to the wild.

08/11/2013

A Riverside woman posted a picture of her dog with a plastic bag over its head on Facebook. (credit: CBS)

Riverside Woman Accused Of Animal Cruelty Says She Was Just Being ‘Funny’ On Facebook

A Riverside woman is under investigation Thursday after posting a picture of a dog with a plastic bag tightly wrapped around its head on Facebook.

07/11/2013

(credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

3 Years Later, Riverside Family Reunites With Lost Dog

A Riverside family was overjoyed Wednesday when they were reunited with their long-lost dog after three years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

Destiny is a survivor. (credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Tiny Kitten Saved From Jurupa Valley Storm Drain

Officials with Riverside County Animal Services, along with veterinary technicians, have rescued a tiny kitten from a Jurupa Valley storm drain.

05/26/2013

(credit: Riverside County Dept. of Animal Services)

Heavy Interest In Puppy Tied To Train Tracks Crashes Animal Services Website

Interest in Banjo, a 10-month old poodle-terrier mix found tied to train tracks in Mecca, has been so extensive, the Riverside County Animal Services website crashed Wednesday.

04/10/2013

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Police Hunt Suspect Who Fatally Shot Puppy In Jurupa Valley

Authorities in Riverside County are on the hunt for the suspect who shot a puppy in the head with a pellet gun in Jurupa Valley, causing ultimately fatal injuries.

03/07/2012

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Riverside County Horse Badly Injured By Discarded Razor Wire [Note: Graphic Image]

Riverside County Animal Control Officers responded to a Sunday morning call about a horse tangled in razor wire in the Mead Valley area, just southeast of the city of Riverside, according to officials.

02/19/2012

(credit: CBS)

Poodle Dancing His Way Into Hearts Of Shelter Workers

A pooch in a Riverside animal shelter has pulled out all the stops to attract a new owner — even dancing! The black poodle gets up on his hind legs and starts dancing whenever someone approaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2012

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