Safety protocols have lengthened appointment times, stay-at-home workers are more attentive to pets’ minor ailments, and vet staff — increasingly abused by their clients — are burning out.
Former mayoral candidate Wayne Hsiung convicted of stealing newborn goat
The co-founder of animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere got a suspended sentence in North Carolina of six to 17 months.
Three’s a crowd on the Campanile: Annie has yet to choose between Grinnell and rival falcon
Annie, “queen of the Campanile,” hasn’t ruled out a new life with the rival male peregrine that injured Grinnell, her longtime mate, last month.
Grinnell, UC Berkeley’s male falcon, returns to Campanile, but will he have to fight for Annie’s love?
What happens next is anyone’s guess. Annie, his longtime mate, is paired up with Grinnell’s attacker and a fight could ensue.
Burrowing owls are back again in Cesar Chavez Park
Two of the rare ground-dwelling owls have been spotted at the northeast corner of the park in recent weeks.
A wellness check for Tilden’s Western pond turtles
Max Lambert and a team of wildlife experts are checking in on the health of Western pond turtles living in Jewel Lake.
A falcon ‘soap opera’: As Grinnell heals, Annie courts his rival
Will Annie recognize and welcome Grinnell back? Or will a new male, one of the falcons that likely attacked Grinnell, become her new mate?
UC Berkeley’s male peregrine is injured by rival falcons
Grinnell was found injured southeast of campus on Friday following a fight with a pair of peregrine falcons and is being treated at the Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital in Walnut Creek.
First-ever Berkeley Bird Festival celebrates avians with poetry, songs and chalk art
UC Berkeley’s resident peregrine falcons, Annie and Grinnell, appear to have helped inspire support for the citywide festival.
Chirps and quirks: Meet 6 common birds of Berkeley
In advance of the first-ever Berkeley Bird Festival on Oct. 17, six writers tell tales of their favorite local avian species.
Coyote bounty earns reproach for Berkeley man whose cat got eaten
Coyote sightings are flooding social media, though pet killings are down this year in Berkeley. Many wildlife experts agree: Coyotes will adapt, and we’ll have to learn to live with them.
UC Berkeley’s 3 falcon brothers now have names
The brothers are growing “contour” or “body” feathers that cover their down and make them aerodynamic in flight.