Sacramento County Animal Care officers are monitoring a herd of horses in Rio Linda after the needs of the animals were brought to the attention of animal control officers this month.

British police are appealing for help finding five stolen dogs, including a Chihuahua puppy that recently won a major prize at the prestigious Crufts competition.

Cisco is an American Staffy mix and should be a good fit for an active family with older children.

Sydney Masters’ dog Angus has white fur. But he loves to play and dig in the mud, so his paws are often brown. And that was a factor in Masters’ choice of sofa.

A fleet-footed pooch is lucky to be alive after racing a commuter train in New York City.

Anyone who feeds wild cats on public property will be breaking the law, according to a new ordinance passed in a small San Francisco Bay Area city.

Wild kittens that will number in the tens of millions this year are starting to be born, and overtaxed shelters will be forced to euthanize most of the millions they receive. It is a grim reality a leading advocate calls "one of the last major problems" plaguing the animal welfare movement.

The infant lemur born earlier this year at the Sacramento Zoo has died from pneumonia.

The chief operating officer at the Teller County Regional Animal Shelter in Colorado knows she's not supposed to have favorites, but she wants soulful-eyed bloodhound Pa Kettle to be mayor.

Two pit bulls broke through a fence in a Nevada community, entered a neighbor's home through a dog door and killed three dogs inside while the residents were away, animal control officers said.

Meet Carvo! He’s a friendly, active, intelligent, border collie mix looking for a home. Carvo is a little over 3 years old and weighs about 55 pounds. He’s a good-sized dog with a great personality, perfect for a border collie-savvy family.

Wilson, the playful and charismatic river otter at the Sacramento Zoo, was found dead in his exhibit on Monday.

The El Dorado County Health Officer warned Wednesday that warming temperatures signal tick season.

An early morning fire first spotted by a police officer caused significant damage to a Citrus Heights home.

Authorities had seized Robert Lee Brian’s pit bull terrier from his home after discovering the animal with a fractured skull and snout, a severely damaged right eye and possible chemical burns on his face.

An operation by UC Davis veterinarians to partially reconstruct the gunshot-damaged jaw of a Kentucky collie will be delayed.

A Sacramento County jury has found a man guilty of assaulting his roommate and abusing his dogs.

Friendly, happy-go-lucky, Border Collie looking for a home:

Macy, a 5-year-old exotic-looking girl, is looking for a home! She has been at the Sacramento SPCA since mid-February and has developed friendships with a lot of volunteers and staff.

Keeping backyard chickens may not be all it’s cracked up to be.

UC Davis veterinarians hope to partially reconstruct the jaw of a Kentucky collie that was shot in the muzzle.

A beautiful boxer mix is looking for a home! Avee is about 2 years old. She is active and ready for anything, and she is also well-behaved and a great listener (especially when treats are involved).

I love going to veterinary conferences. Learning about advances in veterinary medicine and checking out new products and pharmaceuticals is an essential part of keeping up-to-date in my field.

We need help finding a home for this sweet cat. Sherpa is 10 and she is mature, sweet, friendly and quite elegant. Sherpa has been with us since Christmas Eve and is quickly becoming a volunteer favorite.

A man and his dog were rescued Thursday afternoon after they became stranded trying to make their way up the slippery side of the Fair Oaks Bluffs.

For the dogs at California Canine Center, “sit” and “paw” are just child’s play. Wooden crates and concrete floors give a serious, borderline military feel to the training center, where fresh recruits become full-fledged service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Does your shelter have a kitten nursery? It’s one of the trends in the shelter community’s efforts to save more animals, especially those who typically aren’t considered adoptable.

Roscoe, a little over a year old (and handsome to boot!) will be the perfect companion for an active, dog-loving household.

Dog adoptions at the El Dorado County animal shelter in South Lake Tahoe have been temporarily suspended due an outbreak of parvovirus.

CJ, the youngest Sumatran tiger at the Sacramento Zoo, will celebrate his first birthday by tearing into a birthday cake on Saturday.

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