Articles Tagged With ‘Pets’

Santa Maria woman arrested for killing ex-boyfriend’s cat

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrested a 43-year-old Santa Maria woman who allegedly choked and then stabbed her ex-boyfriend’s cat to death with a large kitchen knife. On the afternoon of Jan.2, Nellie Palacios, accompanied by her new boyfriend, entered... (Continue reading)

Pit bull bites three-year-old boy in the face

A pit bull attacked a three-year-old boy in Southern San Luis Obispo County Sunday night, sending him to the emergency room with severe injuries. [KSBY] Just before midnight, the three-year-old and his mother were visiting the home of family friend... (Continue reading)

Point San Luis Lighthouse stairs vandalized with dog epitaph

An unknown person carved and painted an epitaph to a dog called Fisher onto the Point San Luis Obispo Lighthouse beach stairs prompting the Lighthouse Keepers to ask the public to help them find the perpetrator. The stairs – built... (Continue reading)

Fifth person drowns trying to rescue a dog

A Northern California woman drowned over the weekend while trying to save her dog from strong ocean waves. [ABC] The 32-year-old woman was overpowered by what has been dubbed a “sneaker wave” near Shelter Cove in Humboldt County, according to... (Continue reading)

SLO resident robbed in Mission Plaza

Two suspects attacked and robbed a man Monday night in Mission Plaza. San Luis Obispo resident Gareth Morgan, 26, was walking in Mission Plaza around 10 p.m. on Monday when two suspects, described by witnesses as “transient,” attacked him, San... (Continue reading)

Women killed on Highway 154 high on drugs

Law enforcement officials have confirmed that the two women who were struck and killed on Highway 154 had a variety of narcotics in their systems at the time of their deaths. [Noozhawk] Sara Ornelas, 54, of Santa Barbara, and Barbara... (Continue reading)

Alligator guards marijuana stash

Deputies in Alameda County discovered a 5-foot alligator guarding 35 pounds of marijuana worth $100,000 during a probation compliance check on Wednesday. [SanFranciscoChronicle] “Mr. Teeth,” acted as a deterrent against marijuana thieves, sheriff’s Sgt. J.D. Nelson said. Mr. Teeth’s owner... (Continue reading)

Mother, father and son drown trying to rescue dog

A Northern California mother and father and their 16-year-old son all drowned over the weekend while trying to save their dog from strong ocean waves. [LA Times] The family dog ran into the ocean to fetch a stick Saturday at... (Continue reading)

Seven dogs die in pet resort fire

Seven dogs died in an early morning fire Monday at Thousand Hills Pet Resort outside of San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] The fire burned three kennels at the Buckley Road ranch around 6 a.m. killing the dogs inside. Thousand Hills Pet... (Continue reading)

Salinas boy kills dog by hanging

A 12-year-old Salinas boy allegedly hung and killed his terrier-mix dog on Friday. [TheCalifornian] Police said he told them he was angry at the 12-pound dog and wanted to see it die. Shortly after 4 p.m., a 911 caller hung... (Continue reading)