The 10 most captivating animal stories of 2023 in Southern California – NBC Los Angeles

Animals and wildlife rarely fail to captivate our attention, and 2023 was no exception. From groundbreaking discoveries to heartwarming rescue stories, the year was filled with noteworthy events that underscored the importance of relationships and encounters with wildlife. Live on T.V. with a 15-foot snake NBC4 reporter Robert Kovacik had a close encounter with a […]

Add more love in your life with Adopt a Shelter Dog Month – NBC Los Angeles

A dog who was found tied to a gate outside a Baldwin Park animal shelter has had her fairy ”tail” dream come true after she was adopted recently. Lucy, a pooch who was awaiting adoption at the Baldwin Park Animal Shelter, is now with her fur-ever family after she was found by staff abandoned and […]

Animal trainers are feeling the impact of Hollywood strikes – NBC Los Angeles

Like so many who depend on Hollywood, times have been tough for some dog trainers in the business as the writers and actors continue their strike. Omar Von Muller has been training dogs for longer than 20 years, and his dogs have performed in everything from commercials to Oscar winning films. But now his dog […]

Hotel workers pamper stuffed animal left by Chino Hills teen – NBC Los Angeles

It could happen to anyone: rushing to leave a hotel room and leaving behind a valuable item in the midst of travel chaos. Fifteen-year-old Natalia from Chino Hills did just that. She left behind her favorite stuffed animal named Strawberry while she was traveling in Guatemala last month. “I was very sad,” said the teenager, […]

Long Beach Animal Shelter Over ‘Critical Capacity’ – NBC Los Angeles

Long Beach’s Animal Shelter has been over capacity since February due to a sudden influx of dogs arriving and the shelter could possibly resort to euthanasia in order to reduce the overflow of their kennels. “There are no open kennels to take in more dogs. There are dogs in conference rooms, the lobby, and offices. […]

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Allegedly Stabbing Dogs in Sun Valley – NBC Los Angeles

A man arrested on suspicion of killing at least two dogs in Sun Valley was charged with animal cruelty Friday. Alejandro Flores, 45, of Sun Valley, is charged with five counts of animal cruelty, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. He is set to be arraigned Monday at the San Fernando courthouse. […]

Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control grants girl first ever LA unicorn license if she can find one

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has issued its first ever unicorn license. Madeline, a 6-year-old, wrote a letter to the department requesting official approval for her to own a unicorn — if she could find one. In a handwritten letter posted to the department’s Facebook page, she […]

Need low-cost Spay/Neuter Options? LA Animal Services Can Help – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles Animal Services has unveiled a revamped website that officials said will make it easier for people to find a furry friend to adopt or foster, locate lost pets, apply or renew an animal license online, find upcoming adoption events and learn about alternatives to surrendering a pet to a shelter. “Our website is the most […]

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