- July 18
A critically endangered black rhinoceros was born at the San Diego Safari Park on Sunday.
- July 15
- Midday Edition
A growing consensus on animal behavior is leaning toward the theory animals have complex emotional lives more similar to our own than realized. "Animal Madness" takes its cue from the problems of one disturbed dog and examines what we can learn about ourselves from the emotional problems of animals.
- July 11
Some say exercise is for the birds. In this case, they'd be absolutely correct.
- July 10
Soldier Robert Gabbert entrusted his beloved dog Baxter with his former girlfriend when he deployed to Afghanistan in March. His ex-flame then sold Baxter on Craigslist to another military family. A group of strangers who learned of Gabbert's plight on Facebook have now successfully negotiated Baxter's return to his original home.
- July 9
San Diego Zoo Safari Park officials announced Wednesday that it will let its fans choose a Chumash name for a California condor born there two months ago.
- July 8
San Diego County health officials said a cat in San Marcos has tested positive for tularemia — or "rabbit fever" — a potentially dangerous bacterial disease.
- July 7
Zoo officials said that although the playful youngster continues to nurse, her emerging teeth are leading her to experiment with solid foods like apples, mangos and bananas.
- 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.