Shocking moment pet sitter THROWS labrador puppy on floor - WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT

Shocking moment pet sitter THROWS labrador puppy on floor - WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT

Amanda Roy and her husband, from Victorville, California, were horrified when they looked at the security CCTV in their house to find out their dog sitter was abusing their defenceless labrador puppy.

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer

I never planned to raise a surf dog, but she had been in a kids’ pool at eight weeks old and showed great balance on a boogie board. Surf dog contests were becoming popular in southern California and someone suggested she take part in one, at Ocean Beach in San Diego.

Would You Like a Cat with That Coffee? Yes Please!

Would You Like a Cat with That Coffee? Yes Please!

Located in Oakland, California, The Cat Town Café & Adoption Center has become the first cat café in the United States which opened in late October, reports Carol Pogash of the New York Times.

‘Protect your pets’: cats make up one-fifth of coyotes’ diet in Los Angeles

‘Protect your pets’: cats make up one-fifth of coyotes’ diet in Los Angeles

It’s a common story in southern California, and one now backed up by research: a new study by the National Parks Service has found that 20% of urban coyotes’ diets is made up of cats.

A Great Dane delivered 19 puppies — see the pics

A Great Dane delivered 19 puppies — see the pics

A 4-year-old Great Dane named Cleo recently gave birth to 19 puppies via cesarean section at Kingman Animal Hospital (KAH) in Arizona. as well as driving from Illinois, Nevada (and) California." Cleo, a 4-year-old Great Dane, gave birth to 19 healthy puppies last Saturday in Kingman, Arizona.

Man’s dying wish is to find his dog a new home

Man’s dying wish is to find his dog a new home

John met Pawpaw back in 2017 at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in California, when Pawpaw was 11 years old. He’s working with Muttville to make sure that after he passes away Pawpaw will be matched with another senior who’ll give him the love he deserves.

California becomes first US state to only sell rescued animals in pet shops

California becomes first US state to only sell rescued animals in pet shops

California is set to become the first US state to ban the sale of cats, dogs and rabbits in pet shops unless they are from rescue centres. Known as AB 485, under the new rules pet shop operators will have to provide records of each animal’s origin or face a $500 (£391) penalty.

Californian law change means pet shops can sell only rescued animals

Californian law change means pet shops can sell only rescued animals

The change means cats, dogs and rabbits sold by retailers cannot be sourced from breeders, only from animal shelters. A couple hoping to adopt a cat from a San Diego shelter on Friday, told NBC News the move was a step forward for the state.

California will soon require pet stores to only sell rescue dogs and cats

California will soon require pet stores to only sell rescue dogs and cats

Originally approved in October of 2017 by Governor Jerry Brown, a new state law will go into place on January 1, 2019 that requires all pet stores to get dogs, cats, and rabbits from rescue organizations rather than breeders.

Sweet potato gnocchi is a great, gluten-free meal for you — and your dog, too!

Sweet potato gnocchi is a great, gluten-free meal for you — and your dog, too!

Chef Mark Jeffers of Manzanita restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe, California is stopping by TODAY to share a recipe for gluten-free sweet potato gnocchi, and he's also demonstrating how to turn the dough into sweet potato dog treats.

Owner has heartwarming reunion with dogs after Camp Fire destroyed her home

Owner has heartwarming reunion with dogs after Camp Fire destroyed her home

Andrea Gaylord's dog, Madison, was waiting patiently for her return (above) a month after her home burned down in the Camp Fire in northern California.

Dog Litter: What It Is and How to Use It

Dog Litter: What It Is and How to Use It

In fact, dog litter can be a good option for pet parents who are gone much of the day, says Irith Bloom, CPDT-KSA, CDBC, director of training at The Sophisticated Dog in Los Angeles, California.

7 Must-Have Supplies for Potty Training Dogs and Cats

7 Must-Have Supplies for Potty Training Dogs and Cats

One really nice thing about cats is that they typically need minimal training to use a litter box, says Mikel Delgado, an IAABC-certified cat behavior consultant and co-founder of Feline Minds in Berkley, California.

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

According to ABC News, a very special surfing competition was held in Huntington Beach, California, where an Olympic-style event featured some very talented canines. Toldeo, Ohio woman, Janese Walters, was left blind in one eye after contracting an infection from her cat, reported Bianca Seidman of CBS News.

California wildfire: Vets battle to reunite pets with their owners after deadly blaze

California wildfire: Vets battle to reunite pets with their owners after deadly blaze

The Small Animal Clinic at the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine took in 32 cats with burn-related injuries over a two-day period, according to the clinic's chief of emergency services, Steven Epstein.

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

In 2012, the small town of Idyllwild, California elected its very first Mayor, an exceptionally good boy named Max who also happens to be a golden retriever. (Picture: Mayor Max/Facebook)Idyllwild is a non-incorporated town, meaning they aren’t eligible for ordinary municipal elections.

Why You Should Vacation With Your Dog in Los Angeles, California

Why You Should Vacation With Your Dog in Los Angeles, California

Dog-friendly Los Angeles is a must-visit for travelers and their pups; the weather is perfect, there’s plenty to explore and there are a ton of cool places in LA and its surrounding areas to take your dog.

Cat, chicken 'huddled together' after California Carr Fire

Cat, chicken 'huddled together' after California Carr Fire

Firefighters found the strange bedfellows "huddled together for safety and support," according to a Grass Valley Fire Department Facebook post, after surviving the deadly Carr Fire in Shasta County.

Dog abandoned at pound by family: Video goes viral

Dog abandoned at pound by family: Video goes viral

Dogs are so selfless.”The video was uploaded by Lolys Menchaka, an animal activist in California who has kept the public updated on Electra including the fact that she has been adopted.Electra is not the first or the last pup that will face life in a shelter.