A Cub in a Tree Means Mom's in the Bush

Black bears climb to avoid people, and cubs are sent up trees by their mother. Read story.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Owls Are Nocturnal Backyard Visitors

Many species of owls live in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Meet the Santa Barbara Zoo’s New Koalas

Edmund and Thackory are on display for a year. Read story.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Animal Care for New Cuyama

County Animal Services will host free and discount pet services on April 22. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Santa Barbara Dogs v Mail Carriers: 3-0

Postal Service releases dog attack statistics. Read story.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

S.B. Zoo and Wildling Partner for Photo Contest

Submit snaps of your favorite zoo animal for a chance to win prizes and be in an exhibit. Read story.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Protecting Large Animals from the Thomas Fire

Santa Barbara’s equine evac team runs the show at Earl Warren. Read story.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A Safe Place for Evacuated Animals

Hundreds of pets are safely sheltered at the Santa Barbara Humane Society. Read story.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A Visit to BUNS

Rabbits and guinea pigs get proper care at this nonprofit shelter. Read story.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Are Your Pets Ready for Disaster?

An emergency responder offers simple tips on prepping your pet. Read story.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

You Otter See This

Baby otters at the Santa Barbara Zoo on video. Read story.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Baby Otters Born at the Santa Barbara Zoo

Squeaks in a nest box announce newborns to zookeepers. Read story.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Man and Dog Bike Cross-Country

The Biking Campaign Supports Animal Shelters Read story.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Vets Need Pets

Why is it so hard for military veterans to get service dogs? Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., October 18, 2016
Updated 4:13 p.m., November 1, 2016

Animal Film Fest on September 1

Davey’s Voice hosts screenings and special guest George Zaverdas at the New Vic. Read story.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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