- July 7
Nearly 100 dogs were brought in to county animal shelters after running away from home this Independence Day.
- June 20
A roadside bomb blast in southern Afghanistan killed three U.S. service members and their military working dog on Friday.
- June 20
Did you know the bald eagle is native to San Diego? Join Evening Edition’s Dwane Brown as he learns about San Diego's raptors at The Living Coast Discovery Center.
- June 19
A cheetah cub at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park that was rejected by his mother has been has been getting to know the Rhodesian ridgeback puppy he has been paired up with as part of the park's animal ambassador program.
Jose Armenta, a retired Marine dog handler, has adopted his military dog Zenit after being wounded in Afghanistan.
- June 11
More than 20 dogs from a crowded animal shelter in Los Angeles took a two-hour trek to the San Diego Humane Society to be put up for adoption.
- June 10
Marine Corps Pvt. Smedley Butler - it's a hefty name for a little dog. But Smedley has big shoes (or paws) to fill. The 14-week-old English bulldog puppy is currently training to become MCRD San Diego's newest mascot.
- June 9
Fallen Marine Staff Sgt. Christopher Diaz was not alone when he died Sept. 28, 2011, in Afghanistan — Dino, his bomb-sniffing military dog, was at his side. On Saturday, Diaz's parents adopted Dino in a special ceremony at Camp Pendleton.
- June 4
The Marine Corps' elite improvised explosive device-sniffing dog program is winding down along with the war in Afghanistan, and Corps officials are looking for new homes for many of these highly trained canines.
- May 21
The decision, announced Tuesday, comes amid years of concern from pet owners who believe the treats are making dogs and cats sick, sometimes fatally.
- May 7
Two of the San Diego zoo’s most popular parents might be done making baby pandas. One half of the giant panda pair has cancer, the other is getting too old to have offspring.
- April 24
Two 5-month-old African lion cubs at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park got a snoot full of new scents Thursday, along with some toys.
- April 17
A pair of Queensland koala joeys got a little checkup Thursday to see if they're growing up big and strong.
- April 11
The 5-month-old orangutan, named Aisha, can be seen most mornings exploring the climbing structure in her habitat, which has swings, ropes and hammocks to climb and play on.
- April 11
As a part of National Volunteer Week, Scripps Health celebrated its pet therapy volunteer teams with a “puppy party” at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.