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The re-beavering of the Bay Area

In a deep muddy creek near Silicon Valley’s busiest freeway, a large furry head pokes up. And then quickly submerges. The brief sighting, along with a growing collection of video footage, confirms something remarkable: After being hunted to extinction in the 1800s, the North American beaver is returning to the creeks of the San Francisco… Keep Reading

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End of the line for Sonoma Creek salmon

The Chinook salmon that have been making their run up the Sonoma Creek watershed are reaching the end of their life cycle. In a Sonoma Ecology Center video, you can catch a glimpse of changes their bodies undergo after navigating many miles of estuary and stream. Their tail fins are particularly damaged from beating repeatedly against… Keep Reading

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Wildlife sightings increase throughout Sonoma County

If you drive only 20 minutes south of Rohnert Park you’ll see stretches of farmland and open pasture inhabited by cows, goats, and other livestock. However, Sonoma County is also home to other wildlife that some visitors might be less eager to experience up close. Mountain lions, bears, vultures, and more also call Sonoma County’s… Keep Reading

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Santa Rosa, CA (KGO) –The Better Business Bureau and local pet stores have warned of a surge in complaints about potential fraud related to online puppy sales. According to a pet club in Santa Rosa, their store had people picking up puppies from unconnected online vendors. Jason Stanfell is by this Shih Tzu, Zoe. The… Keep Reading

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DVM class of ’21 donates to Good Samaritan Fund

No one needs to tell Landon Brough, president of the 2021 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine class at Washington State University, or his peers just how special the bond between humans and their pets can be. They have all seen it in their own patients and clients at the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. It is why… Keep Reading

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