A situation out in rural Amador County that started violently ended peacefully Thursday night.
A Sacramento man is accused of killing the family dog and tossing the body in the trash Tuesday night.
In a disturbing case of animal cruelty, a friendly house cat was paralyzed and later died from its injuries sustained from being shot by a pellet gun.
Sacramento animal control officers are investigating another case of abuse after a cat was found hanging from a tree Wednesday morning.
It was a Halloween horror show for a Sacramento woman who found a mutilated cat on her front door.
Rescuers are trying to nurse a pelican back to health after an unsettling case of animal abuse.
Two dogs were found mutilated near the Marysville city cemetery Saturday afternoon, raising concerns that it could be connected to the deaths of more animals in the region this past summer.
A teen suspect has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a Chihuahua puppy to death while robbing a Sacramento home Thursday.
A Placer County family said two of their four goats were found killed and mutilated, and they fear the culprits may strike again.
A Northern California animal rescue group may need some rescuing of its own after helping save dozens of horses in what some are describing as the worst cases of animal cruelty they’ve witnessed.
A red-tailed hawk that appears to have been shot in the head with a nail gun was captured in a San Francisco park and rushed to a wildlife center, a rescue group says.
Investigators are looking for leads on who is responsible for mutilating two goats at a high school within a week.