Articles Tagged With ‘animals’




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Animal neglect charges filed against former elected official

A former California Valley CSD director whom prosecutors previously accused of lying about where she lived is now charged with felony animal neglect. Authorities seized 11 horses from a rural Santa Margarita property in the... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach officer’s dogs chased mailman before deadly attack

Hours before fatally attacking a 64-year-old man and seriously injuring an 85-year-old woman, the dogs belonging to former Grover Beach police officer Alex Geiger broke loose and chased a mailman, according to a court filing.... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach officer facing new charge of manslaughter over dog attack

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office is filing an additional charge of felony involuntary manslaughter against the former Grover Beach police officer whose dogs attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man. Alex... (Continue reading)

Horse dies at Montana de Oro, bear hit on Cuesta Grade

On an apparently dangerous day for animals in San Luis Obispo County, a horse died in an accident at Montana de Oro State Park, and a bear was struck by a car on the Cuesta... (Continue reading)

Woman shoots and kills pit bull in Orcutt dog attack

An Orcutt woman shot and killed one of two pit bulls early Thursday morning that had broke into her property and attacked her German Shepherd. [KSBY] Authorities say the pit bull mixes broke through two... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande pair beat SLO man, steal his dog

A man and woman viciously beat a San Luis Obispo man who was sitting at a bus stop in Grover Beach, stole his dog and then fled. The suspects evaded capture for nearly a day,... (Continue reading)

California bill would ban selling pets bought from breeders

A bill in the California Legislature calls for prohibiting pet stores from selling live dogs, cats and rabbits unless businesses acquire the animals from a shelter, rescue or adoption organization. Assembly Bill 485, introduced by... (Continue reading)

Betty Long says she is still neighbors with dog attack victim David Fear

Two and a half months after dogs attacked her outside her house and killed her next-door neighbor, 86-year-old Betty Long returned home. Long gave an interview to KSBY in which she discussed her multi-decade relationship... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors approve new $13.7 million animal shelter

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a plan on Tuesday to construct a $13.7 million animal shelter. The seven cities in SLO County will share the cost of the new facility. SLO... (Continue reading)

SLO County dogs getting high off owners’ pot supplies

An Atascadero veterinarian says he is treating an increasing number of dogs who have consumed THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. The spike in cases has occurred since California voted to legalize marijuana for recreational... (Continue reading)



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