San Francisco Animal Care and Control

San Francisco Animal Care and Control Officer Rebecca Fenson readies to release a young opossum that was caught in a trap behind a home on Thursday, August 2, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Animal Care and Control on patrol

The Examiner spent some time with Officer Rebecca Fenson to get a…

 

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Pit bull puppy returned to animal shelter after being stolen last week

A 2-month-old pit bull puppy stolen from a San Francisco Animal Care…

 

S.F. Examiner file courtesy photoIn July

SF police investigating meatballs to see if they are poisoned

San Francisco police are testing four meatballs found on a sidewalk in…

 

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Kitten stolen from SF Animal Care and Control found

A family whose newly adopted kitten was stolen from a San Francisco…

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courtesy @DStevensonKTVU/TwitterTwo chukars were found at Lake Merced in what Animal Care and Control described as an animal sacrifice.

Alleged animal sacrifice discovered at Lake Merced

San Francisco police and Animal Care and Control were called out to…

courtesy @DStevensonKTVU/TwitterTwo chukars were found at Lake Merced in what Animal Care and Control described as an animal sacrifice.
Evan DuCharme/S.F. Examiner file photoA volunteer works with a dog up for adoption at Animal Care and Control.

Police unit dealing with dangerous dogs needs to remain

The math regarding dogs in San Francisco is staggering: There are an…

Evan DuCharme/S.F. Examiner file photoA volunteer works with a dog up for adoption at Animal Care and Control.
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerVolunteer Carole McGoldrickel shuts a kennel door at Animal Care and Control on Sunday. The agency aids the Police Department’s vicious dog unit

Future of vicious dog unit uncertain with lead officer's departure

With 823 incidents of reported dog bites last year, the Police Department’s…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerVolunteer Carole McGoldrickel shuts a kennel door at Animal Care and Control on Sunday. The agency aids the Police Department’s vicious dog unit
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

New S.F. dog-walker law to be enforced after holiday weekend

San Francisco's new dog-walking law went into effect at the beginning of…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup
Courtesy PhotoSee how much has been spent on Charlie the Dog below the article.

Judge rules S.F., ex-owner to split costs of Charlie the dog’s care

The more than $9,000 bill to house and care for the American…

Courtesy PhotoSee how much has been spent on Charlie the Dog below the article.
Animal Care and Control has seen a steady rise in the number of dogs brought in. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)Animal Care and Control has seen a steady rise in the number of dogs brought in. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

San Francisco dog shelter running out of space

The City’s dog shelter has filled to near-capacity, and officials worried about…

Animal Care and Control has seen a steady rise in the number of dogs brought in. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)Animal Care and Control has seen a steady rise in the number of dogs brought in. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

Animal abusers face pet-adoption blockade in San Francisco

Pet abusers would have a tough time adopting new animals in San…