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Suspected Car Thief Accused Of Shooting Sheriff’s Department K-9 Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

A man suspected of shooting a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department K-9 officer has shot himself and has been apprehended.


Had this been a dog, would the NFL had been more outraged?
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California County Orders Pit Bulls Sterilized

Pit bulls and pit bull mixes be sterilized under the terms of a new ordnance in Riverside County.



Authorities Investigate Chicken Farmer’s Shovel-Killing Of Dogs

Authorities are looking into whether a Northern California chicken farmer broke any laws when he beat two pet dogs to death with a shovel, then burned and buried them.


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Doped Up Dogs: Veterinarians Share Dangers Of Fido Eating Medical Marijuana Stashes

Veterinarians are seeing a trend of dogs ingesting medical marijuana, and warning owners of the dangers and warning signs that could save their pet’s life.



Police: Fairfield Man Drowns Pit Bull Near Civic Center, Doesn’t Know Why He Did It

Fire department personnel reported seeing a man carrying a medium-sized dog into a pond at the civic center and dunking it into the water until it didn’t come back up for air.



Facebook Post Threatening Dog Brings Police Calls, Death Threat To Ceres Man

Mark says he recently turned to Facebook to vent after Stella had an accident and caused some damage in the house. Joking that he wanted to give the dog away, but it’s what he wrote next that had people fearful for the dog.


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Study: Dog Behavior Similar To Children

The relationships between an owner and their dog is similar to a parent and their baby.


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Firefighters Rescue Bound Dog From Storm Drain

Firefighters were able to save a dog reportedly lowered into a storm drain with its hind legs bound by a bike cable.


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Philippine Hero Dog Released From Hospital

Kabang, the Philippine dog that suffered a severely injured snout and upper-jaw while saving two girls from being hit by a motorcycle in 2011, has been released from the hospital.



Marysville Family Discovered Vet Gave Sick Pet Away Instead Of Euthanizing

A Marysville family made the difficult decision to put down their sick dog, but months later they discovered their dead dog was very much alive.


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Dog Credited With Alerting Woman To Fire At Motel

An 8-year-old shih tzu is being credited with alerting a woman to a fire in a motel in Rancho Cordova overnight.


The pit bull, Russia, allegedly attacked and killed a woman in Stockton.
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Stockton Pit Bull That Killed Woman Had History Of Being Aggressive

Neighbors of a Stockton man whose dog killed a woman on Thursday claim the dog has caused problems in the past. But not surprisingly, the dog’s owner is defending the animal. CBS13 talked to the man and the victim’s family who are all caught in this tragic situation.