New San Francisco Law Requires All Pet Stores To Sell Rescue Dogs And Cats Only
San Francisco's new law bans the sale of puppy mill and kitten factory animals within the city, as well as animals under eight weeks old.
Fugitive Chihuahua Leads Police Chase Over San Francisco’s Bay Bridge
Police shut down traffic on the Bay Bridge as a small Chihuahua tried to flee from Oakland to San Francisco. Police caught the pup after a chase.
San Francisco puppy saved from grim fate at recycling center
The puppy was 20 feet away from certain death, but thanks to a fast-acting Recology worker who spotted the dog trying to escape from a plastic bag, she’s safe.
Boater, windsurfers rescue dog from San Francisco Bay
Berkeley resident Adam Cohen was on his way home from his engineering job in San Francisco Monday evening, traveling through the bay by a motorized inflatable boat, when he spotted a group of windsurfers with their sails down, crowding around something in the water. While he first thought the surfers were having trouble, Cohen soon […]
Join Bark For Life and walk in the battle against cancer
It’s Saturday morning: You can sleep in, watch TV, sleep in…or get some exercise with your pooch and join in the fight against cancer, a disease that is the second most common cause of death in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately half a million Americans are projected to die from the […]
Pictures from The Whole Enchihuahua costume contest
A Chihuahua dog named Ace was the winner of the costume contest at The Whole Enchihuahua event that took place at Dolores Park in San Francisco on May 18. DogTime donated $100 to the Umbrella of Hope animal rescue in Pittsburg, Calif., as per Ace’s owner. Check the video highlights: You can find pictures of […]
On May 18, get the Whole Enchihuahua
Please join DogTime at The Whole Enchihuahua Catwalk Costume Contest at Dolores Park in San Francisco this Saturday (May 18). Dress your dog up in his favorite costume to compete for prizes, check-out adoptable dogs, or engage in a host of other activities. The event is to spread awareness for the overbreeding of the Chihuahua […]
SF dog to live after owner reaches agreement with city
It’s been just over a month since DogTime.com first told you about Charlie, the San Francisco American Staffordshire Terrier deemed vicious and sentenced to death for biting a U.S. Park Patrol horse in an off-leash area of Crissy Field last summer. Months later, after a worldwide media campaign, a donation drive, and the collection of […]
San Francisco dog’s life hangs in the balance
Charlie, an 18-month-old Staffordshire Terrier, is on death row for biting a horse in a San Francisco park; on December 31, a judge will decide if the dog is to be put down.
The top 10 dog-friendly cities
One of the most important things that dog lovers need to take into account when they consider moving is what states are the most dog friendly. The folks at Bone-A-Fide Dog Ranch select the top 10 states that are the most welcoming for a pooch, as illustrated in the following infographic (click for larger view):
Photos from Bark For Life
On Saturday, July 21, approximately 200 people gathered at Crissy Field for the Bark For Life event. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, BFL was a non-competitive walk in San Francisco. Thanks to all two- and four-legged participants — check out the photo gallery of the event:
Puppies part of plan to curb panhandling in San Francisco
Bevan Dufty, director of San Opportunity Partnerships and Engagement (HOPE), has developed the latest program that he hopes will encourage panhandlers to get off of Bay City streets and eliminate one of the biggest turn-offs to tourists visiting the city. “I’m tired of pushing people around,” Dufty tells the San Francisco Chronicle. “You can make […]
San Francisco’s proposed ban on the sale of birds and small animals in city pet stores
They call themselves “pet bird advocates” and formed a group called POPA — Protect Our Precious Animals. Their goal? To keep the purchase of birds and small animals alive and well in pet stores throughout San Francisco by opposing a proposed ban on such sales. Not only would this ban infringe upon our “right to […]