Gina Knepp

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Series Of Dead, Decapitated Animals Found At Sacramento Park Puzzles Police

Four animals—a lamb, tortoise, goat and chickens—have been found in Reichmuth Park over the last two months either in a box or in paper bags.


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Sacramento Animal Shelter Operating Under Tight Quarters

The Sacramento City Animal Shelter does about 60 surgeries a week, but the spay, neutering and other small operations are done in a small trailer.


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On The Money: Microchipping Pets

California is one step away from requiring microchips for cats and dogs rescued from animal shelters. Pet owners are divided on the measure that promises to save lives – and millions of dollars – but will taxpayers really see the savings?