Peninsula Humane Society was one of the first to operate a low-cost, on-site spay and neuter clinic. Now, it has taken its services into San Mateo and San Francisco communities with a mobile service.
This winter, Congress passed the Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act, making it illegal to produce and distribute sexual fantasy videos that involve torturing small animals. Critics say the law violates the First Amendment.
San Mateo County minimum-security inmates are helping the Peninsula Humane Society train difficult dogs so they can be adopted by Bay Area families.