Articles Tagged With ‘animals’




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Officer who owned killer dog wanted a Grover Beach K-9 unit

Kings County Deputy Sheriff Alex Geiger and "Boss" with a  demonstration at Hidden Valley Park in Hanford, California in 2013.

Soon after arriving on the Central Coast, the Grover Beach police officer who owned the dog that attacked and killed a 64-year-old man was lobbying his boss to launch a K-9 unit. [Tribune] Alex Geiger... (Continue reading)

Skinned zebra found on the beach near San Simeon

Surfers spotted a skinned zebra lying dead on a beach near San Simeon, snapped a photo. The photo of the zebra then made rounds on social media, prompting angry reactions from numerous Central Coast residents.... (Continue reading)

Dog that killed Grover Beach man was police K-9

Kings County Deputy Sheriff Alex Geiger and "Boss" with a  demonstration at Hidden Valley Park in Hanford, California in 2013.

The dog that attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man was an Exeter Police Department K-9. Grover Beach Police Officer Alex Geiger was the dog’s handler during his time with the Central Valley police... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach officer owned dog that attacked old woman

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The K9 officer-type dog that attacked and nearly killed an 85-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man belonged to a Grover Beach policeman, according to San Luis Obispo County Animal Services. Authorities have not identified the... (Continue reading)

Dog nearly kills Grover Beach man, elderly woman

A Belgian Malinois puppy

A 64-year-old Grover Beach man and his next-door neighbor, an 86-year-old woman, are reportedly lucky to be alive following a vicious dog attack Tuesday. David Fear is critically injured and at risk of losing both... (Continue reading)

Deputies break up Santa Maria cockfight

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Acting on an anonymous tip, law enforcement officers broke up a cockfighting tournament taking place east of Santa Maria on Sunday, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. The tournament allegedly attracted individuals from... (Continue reading)

Video at SLO County shelter angers animals rights activists

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Video footage of a San Luis Obispo County Animal Services volunteer swinging a plastic chair at a pit bull has prompted outrage from animal rights activists. SLO County Animal Services officials are investigating the incident,... (Continue reading)

Vet gives wrong animal’s ashes to Paso Robles dog owners

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After paying to have their beloved dog put to sleep and cremated, a Paso Robles family received the ashes of someone else’s pet. It is unclear whose ashes the family received, and it is suspected... (Continue reading)

Another 400-pound bear killed on Highway 101

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For the third consecutive month, a driver struck and killed a bear on a Central Coast highway. As with an April crash, a 400-pound black bear died on Highway 101. [KCOY] Around 5:50 a.m. Monday,... (Continue reading)

CHP chases unicorn through Central Valley

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California Highway Patrol officers chased a white pony masquerading as a unicorn for several hours Wednesday in the Central Valley. The pony darted in and out of traffic and hid from officers, who ultimately needed... (Continue reading)



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