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Pet Of The Week: Joanie The Chihuahua

We like to end each week with a pet in need of a good home. This week, Carrie Libera of the Animal Humane Society brought Joanie, who’s looking for someone to take care of her while she’s recovering from an intense medical procedure.

08/07/2015

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Paws On Grand Opens Bidding On Celebrity Dog Houses

Bidding is now underway for Paws on Grand’s Celebrity Dog House auction. WCCO’s Ali Lucia created the Downward Doggie Doghouse for the auction last week.

08/04/2015

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Delta Air Lines To Ban Shipment Of Wildlife Trophies

Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.

08/03/2015

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Meet Lobo: Our Pet Guest Of The Week

Every Friday, WCCO 4 News at Noon features a pet in need of a permanent home. This week, Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society brought along Lobo. This 8-year-old Shih Tzu mix comes from a broken home. His parents are getting divorced and wanted him to have a more stable home.

07/31/2015

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St. Paul Celebrates ‘Dog Days Of Summer’ With Paws On Grand

St. Paul is going to the dogs this Sunday! St. Paul’s Grand Avenue is celebrating the “Dog Days of Summer,” complete with the Paws on Grand event.

07/29/2015

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Meet Our Pet Guests Of The Week: Kodiak & Shadow!

We like to end each week with a pet in need of a good home. This week, Carrie Libera of the Animal Humane Society brought in a dynamic duo of cocker spaniels — Kodiak and Shadow!

07/17/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Sophie

We like to end each week with a pet in need of a good home. This week, Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society stopped by the WCCO Studios with Sophie, a darling little 8-year-old terrier mix!

07/03/2015

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App Uses Facial Recognition To Help Find Dogs

The Fourth of July may be fun for many of us, but it can be a scary weekend for dogs. More dogs go missing on July 4 than any other day of the year.

07/02/2015

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Tests Find AHS Shelters Clear Of Dog Flu

Further testing of dogs at all Animal Humane Society shelters found that there were no cases of dog flu in any of the facilities. According to AHS, nasal swab tests conducted by the University of Wisconsin found no evidence of H3N2 and also found two dogs diagnosed with pneumonia post-adoption were also clear of the virus.

06/25/2015

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Dog Adoptions Now Allowed At St. Paul Humane Society After Flu Scare

Dog adoptions are back on at the St. Paul location of the Animal Humane Society after a dog was confirmed to have canine flu. The non-profit reports the threat began when a dog that had just been adopted from its St. Paul facility tested positive for the H3N2 strain.

06/19/2015

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Animal Humane Society: Dog Adopted From St. Paul May Have Canine Flu

Adoptions are on hold at the St. Paul Animal Humane Society because of a possible case of dog flu. A family adopted an adult Shar Pei mix on June 14, which later showed flu-like symptoms. A blood test came back positive for H3N2, or canine influenza.

06/18/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Lilah

Every Friday on WCCO 4 News at Noon, we feature a pet in need of a permanent home. This week, the Animal Humane Society brought in 5-year-old Lilah.

05/29/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Della

We like to end each week meeting a pet in need of a great home. This week, Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society stopped by WCCO studios with Delta, a 1-year-old terrier mix.

05/15/2015

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Animal Humane Society Reaches $1 Million Goal

Last weekend’s Walk for Animals event was a huge success. The Animal Humane Society says it has exceeded its goal of $1 million, with the help of thousands of donors and a WCCO-TV phone bank.

05/05/2015

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Thousands Attend Animal Humane Society’s ‘Walk For Animals’

Today’s weather gave a lot of Minnesotans a great reason to get outside and help a good cause. Dogs, cats and even a few reptiles took their owners on a two-and-a half mile walk in Golden Valley.

05/02/2015

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Leech Lake Stray Pets Taken To Humane Society By The Dozen

It’s hard to imagine anyone abandoning a litter of puppies, but that is the reality for many dogs and cats on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation.

05/01/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Sugar Mama

Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society came to the WCCO studios with Sugar Mama, a 5-year-old Pomeranian with a whole lot of personality.

05/01/2015

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WCCO Viewers Raise More Than $91K For Animal Humane Society

All day Thursday, WCCO raised awareness and money for a great cause. The Animal Humane Society cares for animals in need at its five metro area shelters.

04/30/2015

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8-Year-Old Girl Raises Money Ahead Of Walk For Animals

Next Saturday is the “Get Your Wag On” Walk for Animals for the Animal Humane Society. One little girl chose a unique way to raise money for it Sunday.

04/26/2015

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Walk For Animals 2015

The 41st annual Walk For Animals — the biggest fundraising event for the Animal Humane Society — is coming up soon.

04/26/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Valko

We like to end our each week meeting a pet in need of a great home. This week, Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society stopped by the WCCO studios with Valko.

04/17/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: Animal Humane Society

Every year, 24,000 animals go through the Animal Humane Society at five locations across Minnesota. Usually an animal only spends 10 days in the shelter before being adopted, but there’s no time limit to how long an animal can stay. They couldn’t help all those animals find great homes if it weren’t for their 2,100 volunteers working with 300 staff members.

04/10/2015

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Meet This Week’s Pet Guest: Roxy

WCCO 4 News likes to end each week meeting a pet in need of a great home. Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society dropped in with Roxy.

04/03/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Valentino

Every Friday, WCCO 4 News at Noon features a special pet guest of the week. This week, Jeanette Wiedemeier Bower of Minneapolis Animal Care and Control brought a special guest with a very appropriate name for the upcoming holiday.

02/13/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Kizmet

Every Friday, WCCO 4 News at Noon features a special pet guest of the week. This week, Carrie from the Animal Humane Society introduced us all to the standard schnauzer Kizmet.

02/06/2015

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