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News, A Game of Tug: Pet Food Express Tries to Be the Most Adorable Franchise in Town

A Game of Tug: Pet Food Express Tries to Be the Most Adorable Franchise in Town

Sometime in the 12th century, St. Francis made the decision to start preaching to the birds — perhaps the original tweet. A predilection for treating animals as humans has passed to the residents of his namesake city. San Francisco, famously,…
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News, The Snitch Pet Pride Day Is Coming. Straight Animals Welcome, Too!

Pet Pride Day Is Coming. Straight Animals Welcome, Too!

Don't read too much into the farm attire motif​ If you look up "gay" in the dictionary, you'll find the following: 1 a : happily excited : merry b : keenly alive and exuberant : having or inducing high spirits2…
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News, The Snitch Could San Francisco Limit Number of Dogs in Parks?

Could San Francisco Limit Number of Dogs in Parks?

On Monday we reported that nearby Foster City is considering limiting park-goers to no more than three dogs. San Franciscans have a thing for dogs the same way denizens of Punxsutawney, Penn have a thing for apocryphally psychic groundhogs. Surely…
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News, The Snitch Dog Court Continues, Even as Longtime 'Judge' Bill Herndon Retires

Dog Court Continues, Even as Longtime 'Judge' Bill Herndon Retires

For a while, a number of folks in this city were worried that the city's dog court was facing odds as long as one of the repeat offender pit bulls the court was set up to adjudicate. Yet dog court…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Dog Court's Future Uncertain

San Francisco Dog Court's Future Uncertain

These may be the dog days of San Francisco's dog court. Sergeant Bill Herndon had been the head of the police department's vicious and dangerous dog unit, and oversaw the court system adjudicating San Francisco's misbehaving mongrels for nearly 20…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Pet Ban Makes Sense to Animal Control Officials

San Francisco Pet Ban Makes Sense to Animal Control Officials

This morning, we wrote about a proposal to ban the sale of any pets (other than fish) within city limits. The suggestion seemed a little extreme to us. But, then, we never had to sign the papers condemning countless doggies,…
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News, The Snitch Japanese Railway's Cat Mascot Brings in Millions. We've Got Railways. We've Got Cats. Why Not Here?

Japanese Railway's Cat Mascot Brings in Millions. We've Got Railways. We've Got Cats. Why Not Here?

By now, many of you will have read the made-for-the-Web story of Tama, the calico savior of Kishikawa station. When the owners of the Japanese Wakayama Railway got wind of the adorable, social cat hanging out at the station greeting…
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News, The Snitch Governor's Plan to Save Money By Killing Puppies and Kitties Shouldn't Lead to Spike In Euthanizations Here (For Now)

Governor's Plan to Save Money By Killing Puppies and Kitties Shouldn't Lead to Spike In Euthanizations Here (For Now)

You know you've sailed into truly surreal political waters when the governor of a modern state suggests -- seriously suggests -- we save money by slaughtering more puppies and kittens. Either that or Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, like an adolescent hypnotically…
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News, Sucka Free City Paris Hilton Syndrome hits S.F. Animal Control

Paris Hilton Syndrome hits S.F. Animal Control

If ever you needed another reason to despise Paris Hilton — utter vapidity, being famous despite having no discernible talent, overuse of the teeth in her sole legitimate screen role — the folks at San Francisco Animal Care and Control…
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