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Bakersfield Cat Who Saved Owner In Viral Video Awarded Hero Dog Honor

For the first time ever, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat.


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Convicted Animal Cruelty Offender Accused Of Violating Probation In LA

Investigators sought the public’s help Thursday to locate a convicted animal cruelty offender who is believed to be in violation of his probation.


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2 Peafowl Found Fatally Shot With Pellet Gun In Palos Verdes Peninsula

Animal activists asked for the public’s help Wednesday in capturing a man they say has been killing peacocks in neighborhoods throughout the Palos Verdes Peninsula.


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Air Chihuahua Flies 500th Passenger To Houston

Twenty Chihuahuas are headed to Houston Tuesday from Los Angeles, including Bubbles, the 500th pup to be flown to his new home as part of the Air Chihuahua program.


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Man Sought In Palos Verdes Peninsula Peacock Killing

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) asked for the public’s help Tuesday with identifying a suspect who allegedly killed a peacock in the Palos Verdes Peninsula area.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2014

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Officials: Foul Play Suspected In Rash Of Peacock Deaths

Foul play is suspected in the deaths of dozens of peacocks found dead this month in Rolling Hills Estates, the spcaLA said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2014

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Kitten Nursery Unveiled In Long Beach

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles unveiled a special living space for kittens in Long Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

An officer removes evidence from a home where illegal cockfighting was being staged. (credit: DACC)

Large Cockfighting Operation Busted In Compton

A large cockfighting operation was busted in Compton Saturday by Los Angeles County’s Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) and the spcaLA.


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Animal Welfare Group Wants Lobster Game Removed From LA County Fair

An anti-animal cruelty group wants a lobster-catching game to be eliminated from the Los Angeles County Fair.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2012

dog in pool

Pets Can Suffer Heat Stroke In Excessive Heat

Los Angeles residents aren’t the only ones who can suffer heatstroke–pets can too.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2012

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Animal Rights Activists Call For Investigation Into Killing Of Mountain Lion In Santa Monica

Animal rights activists want an investigation into the killing of a mountain lion found roaming near the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.


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Chefs Unite To Fight Calif. Ban On Foie Gras

Some famous chefs staged a food fight in Santa Monica Monday night, battling a new state law that bans foie gras, a popular French delicacy that some people say involves animal cruelty.


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SPCALA Honors German Shepherd For Saving Owner’s Life

A dog, who had been adopted from a shelter, was honored by spcaLA Monday for saving his owner’s life.



Art Created By Shelter Cats On iPads For Sale

A Los Angeles animal shelter that lets its cats chase toys on top of iPads hope the digital art created by the movement will encourage donations of money and tablet computers.


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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