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A dog chases seagulls on Ocean Beach in May, 2016. (Nuala Sawyer/S.F. Examiner)

Park Service puts proposed GGNRA dog rules on hold

Under pressure from members of Congress and scrambling to respond to a…

 

Dogs playing on Muir Beach, which is located in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Nov. 2016. (Nuala Sawyer/S.F. Examiner)

Dog owners groups slam park service decision process, release documents on “Woofieleaks” website

Dog owners groups fighting proposed dog management rules for the Golden Gate…

 

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Which dog breed do Californians Google more than any other state?

It's not Pomeranian, Shiba Inu or Daschund—the dog that Californians apparently search for…

 

(Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Can you guess San Francisco’s top dog names?

A new list of top San Francisco dog names for 2016 has…

(Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. Examiner)

Dog owners disappointed with final GGNRA access rules, plan to sue

A final proposal from the National Park Service released today for dog…

(Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. Examiner)
National Park Service staff, which oversees the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, decided to remove “recreation” as a guiding principle for managing the space without consulting neighboring communities. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

The worst kind of neighbor

What does it mean to be a good neighbor in a dense…

National Park Service staff, which oversees the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, decided to remove “recreation” as a guiding principle for managing the space without consulting neighboring communities. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
The National Park Service last week announced new rules for where dogs can be walked in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and closed parts of Fort Funston to all visitors. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/2011 AP)

Supervisors oppose national park dog restrictions

Canine lovers across San Francisco are barking in protest of the Golden…

The National Park Service last week announced new rules for where dogs can be walked in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and closed parts of Fort Funston to all visitors. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/2011 AP)
With a little common sense and without succumbing to fear, coyotes and San Franciscans can easily coexist. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Fear and coyotes in San Francisco

Fear is a powerful emotion. It can make reasonable people take unreasonable…

With a little common sense and without succumbing to fear, coyotes and San Franciscans can easily coexist. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Another East Bay lake closed due to toxic algae

Lake Anza in Berkeley has been closed for swimming due to a…

Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP ImagesIn this Jan. 25

Australia threatens to euthanize Johnny Depp's dogs

Get out of Australia, Johnny Depp — or the doggies get it.…

Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP ImagesIn this Jan. 25
Dr. Roger Helmers

SF SPCA urges pet owners to keep dogs off escalators

The San Francisco SPCA is urging dog owners to avoid letting canine…

Dr. Roger Helmers
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Where did dogs first appear? DNA points to Europe

For years, scientists have been dogged by this evolution question: Just where…

AP Photo/Center for American Archaeology
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerAndrew Grant will photograph your dog on location for one of his coffee table books

Pages and pages of pooches

Andrew Grant loves animals — so much so that he’s dedicated much…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerAndrew Grant will photograph your dog on location for one of his coffee table books
San Francisco Animal Care & Control is asking people to hold off on giving up their unwanted dogs due to a lack of space at their shelter. (AP file photo)San Francisco Animal Care & Control is asking people to hold off on giving up their unwanted dogs due to a lack of space at their shelter. (AP file photo)

San Francisco animal shelter, at capacity, asks people to wait to give up unwanted dogs

With no kennel space available for incoming dogs at its shelter, San…

San Francisco Animal Care & Control is asking people to hold off on giving up their unwanted dogs due to a lack of space at their shelter. (AP file photo)San Francisco Animal Care & Control is asking people to hold off on giving up their unwanted dogs due to a lack of space at their shelter. (AP file photo)

Dog-walker offers unique services

After losing his job due to his employer going out of business,…

Five dogs rescued from burning house in San Jose

Firefighters rescued five dogs from a burning house in San Jose on…

Popular Chinese online store offering products made from pets

WHAT: Thousands of products made from the skins of cats and dogs…

Adoptable dogs and cats appear in Macy's display

Jason Walthall, the interim co-president of the San Francisco SPCA, says the…

Finding pets their forever homes

The co-president and associate director of veterinary services at the San Francisco…

Our family has a terrible case of dog fever that must be cured

Our family has crippling canine commitment issues. Sound familiar? It’s like a…