The annual “Pet-a-Palooza” event takes place at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds on Saturday. Chris Kalis, one of the organizers for the event, says there will be fun for both people animals.
Pets, and the humans who love them, will take over the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this Saturday! Pet-A-Palooza is a free event that features some 30 exhibitors and 40 rescue and adoption groups.
The first thing you may notice about Mike Binkley, besides the journalist gravitas that constantly radiates from him, is his striking blue eyes. The same can be said for Coach, his 5 ½-year-old dog. “Because of his blue eyes, people often react to him as if he’s an exotic breed,” Binkley said, “but he’s a good old American mutt.”
On a sunny spring Saturday, what’s better than getting together with some pals and enjoying a cold brew on your favorite bar’s patio? If you’re a dog owner, you may feel some guilt (or even some separation anxiety) from leaving your four-legged friend in the kennel as you gallivant around town.
Most people can’t take their pets to work with them. There are exceptions, of course, like K-9 handlers, pet groomers, dog sitters, vapid socialites. But for the rest of us, those six to 10 hours away from home can be stressful, especially for the pets. WCCO recently did a story on a Burnsville-based company that created a wall-mounted camera/video/motion-sensor device called PetChatz, which can even remotely dispense treats.
A Minnesota company has created a way for pet owners to stay in touch with their furry friends. “PetChatz” was created by Burnsville-based Anser Innovation. It’s essentially a video-phone for pets.
They’re all man’s best friend, but which breed of dog makes you howl the most?
Many would be lying if they said they’ve ever stuck with a New Year resolution that involved working out. If your situation is similar, and you’re a dog owner, The Canine Coach might be able to help.
When Patricia Weber brought home an abandoned kitten, she had no idea that her dog, Mittens, would take such a maternal interest in the feline.
Attention dog and cat owners, it’s time to give your four-legged friend a critical once-over. If your pet is looking a little chubby, it could be a big problem.
The City Of Minneapolis and the Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MNSNAP) are offering free and low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for Minneapolis pets.
If you’ve ever done it, you know training a dog requires a lot of patience. Communication is a two-way street.
You don’t have to have Irish blood running through your veins to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day here in the Twin Cities.
For the first time, pets were allowed at the Twin Cities Pet Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Check out a few photos of the event.
For the tenth year in a row, Animal Planet is offering the single greatest example of counter-programming of all time. That’s right, the Puppy Bowl is back once again. Click here for more information and check out the starting lineup.
Americans will spend $370 million on pet costumes this year for Halloween! Check out these adorable pics to see where all that money goes!
A recent report on pets in beds got us talking on Twitter and viewers sent in these pictures!