Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage - NBC Bay Area
Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Full coverage of Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event July 23

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 06:00 PM PDT

Pet Food Express Stores Raise Funds for Pet Oxygen Masks

Pet Food Express Stores Raise Funds for Pet Oxygen Masks

Pet Food Express stores throughout California, including 35 in the Bay Area, will be raising money this weekend to provide pet oxygen mask kits to first responders. The Cover Your K9 pet wash fundraiser will...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 10:59 AM PDT

Senior Dog Gets a Second Chance Thanks to Clear the Shelters

Senior Dog Gets a Second Chance Thanks to Clear the Shelters

Jill Karnicki was watching local news on a Saturday morning when she first learned about Ginger, a 14-year-old shepherd mix. Each week, the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals brings an...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 12:27 PM PDT

Facial-Recognition App Helps Reunite Lost Pets With Owners

Facial-Recognition App Helps Reunite Lost Pets With Owners

A new facial-recognition app is helping reunite lost pets with their owners.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 04:31 AM PDT

Pets and Car Safety: How to Choose the Right Restraints

Pets and Car Safety: How to Choose the Right Restraints

The market is full of pet restraining products, everything from harnesses to carriers, however many labeled "crash tested" are based only on manufacturers' claims. "No performance standards or test protocols...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 03:00 PM PDT

#LoveMyPet: Share Your Love

#LoveMyPet: Share Your Love

Share a photo of your pet to support our adoption drive on Aug. 19 and help animals in need find loving homes.

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 08:50 AM PDT

Rattlesnake Bites ‘Hero’ Dog Who Shielded Owner During Hike

Rattlesnake Bites ‘Hero’ Dog Who Shielded Owner During Hike

An Arizona woman’s dog is being hailed a hero after the puppy shielded its owner from a snake bite during a hike. Paula Godwin wrote on Facebook that she was out for a hike last Friday on the Sonoran Preserve...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 01:29 PM PDT

Berkeley Humane Awarded Grant from PEDIGREE Foundation

Berkeley Humane Awarded Grant from PEDIGREE Foundation

The PEDIGREE Foundation wants to make a difference in improving the lives of medically needy dogs and finding them loving homes in the Bay Area. “The Berkeley East Bay Humane Society is thrilled to be a...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 09:01 AM PDT

Invasive Bufo Toads Pose a Deadly Threat to Pets

Invasive Bufo Toads Pose a Deadly Threat to Pets

Bufo toads, also known as Cane toads, is not native to the U.S. The species was introduced to Florida’s sugar cane fields to control pests in 1936. Intentional and accidental releases caused them to spread. The...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 07:00 AM PDT

Is There a Dog-tor in the House? K-9 Performs CPR on Partner

Is There a Dog-tor in the House? K-9 Performs CPR on Partner

A police dog in Spain apparently has been trained to perform CPR. In a video of a demonstration posted on Facebook by police in Madrid, Poncho sprang into action when his partner fell to the ground and...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 09:59 AM PDT

'I've Never Seen That!': Pooch Up for Adoption Says 'Hello'

'I've Never Seen That!': Pooch Up for Adoption Says 'Hello'

An animal care center in Arizona says all of its dogs up for adoption are special, but Drew is particularly unique. This adorable bandanna-wearing pooch actually says hello (or that's what it sounds like). As...

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