Animal Humane Society
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.
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.
Minneapolis Animal Care & Control is now offering free dog training for pet owners who purchase “power breeds”, such as Pit Bulls or Rottweilers. Pet owners who purchase these breeds can get up to two months of free dog training.
A St. Paul woman has been charged with animal cruelty after she allegedly dumped two puppies – one of them dead – into an animal hospital’s recycling dumpster in May. According to the criminal complaint, 47-year-old Anna Bertha Robole is accused of discarding the dogs behind the Scenic Hills Animal Hospital in St. Paul.
Feline friends come in different sizes and colors. And Jocelyn LaBerge with Feline Rescue, Inc. in St. Paul says springtime marks the beginning of the cat craze. “This happens every February, March and April, all the cats go into heat and now they have their liters,” LaBerge said.
Gracie Kermisch is unlike many kids. When most kids celebrate a birthday, they want presents. When Gracie Kermisch celebrated her birthday, she asked for presents for animals. “Instead of getting presents, I wanted to give money to the [Animal] Humane Society when people come to my party,” Gracie said.
Add a new deserving member to your family with a visit to one of these animal-loving spots in Minnesota.
An adoption event for 133 dogs rescued this summer from a filthy breeding facility in northern Minnesota is slated for this weekend.
If you and your family would like to offer assistance to someone else in need, look into these five opportunities for families in Minnesota.
More than three dozen dogs are looking for homes in the Twin Cities after being rescued from a puppy mill. The dogs came from a giant breeding operation in Michigan. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) took more than 150 dogs from the facility.
Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is a record $600 million. And Kjirsten Johnson from Forest Lake asked: What happens if a winner doesn’t claim it? By law, if someone wins, but doesn’t claim their prize, the money goes into the state’s General Fund — the main bank account for state government.
A bill that would regulate dog and cat breeders in Minnesota has passed its first test in the state legislature.
Businesses in Waseca say they’re running into more and more problems with feral cats.
An 8-week-old Persian kitten that was stolen from a pet store in Shakopee has been found, authorities say. On Tuesday, the kitten, which is estimated to be worth about $500, was reported to be at the Animal Humane Society.
There’s a nationwide effort underway that’s all about saving animals. And it got started right here in the Twin Cities.
The Animal Humane Society is asking for donations to help it care for the 107 dogs it rescued from unsanitary living conditions in northern Minnesota last week.
The Animal Humane Society is caring for 107 dogs and two cats after it helped authorities in northern Minnesota recover the animals Thursday evening from a property where two women lived in feces-littered trailers, the Humane Society said.
The Animal Humane Society has removed 107 dogs and two cats from a residence in Bemidji Thursday, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.
You would think a cat couldn’t survive for three months while surrounded by freeway traffic. Well think again, and one Twin Cities cat did. His name is “Adam.”
For the second time in two months, horses have been taken away from an Anoka County ranch. Agents with the Animal Humane Society along with Anoka County Sheriff’s deputies took seven horses from the Arabian Horse Ranch in East Bethel on Friday.
The Animal Humane Society in Anoka County has taken possession of 10 weakened horses after protesters alleged animal neglect.
Only two malnourished horses were taken from an East Bethel farm on Monday afternoon, but more might be taken as early as Tuesday, investigators said.
Olmsted County authorities are investigating after two dogs died of heat exhaustion after being left in a car with the windows up.
Dogs may look happy with their tongues hanging out of their mouths, but don’t let the grin fool you- excessive panting or drooling is actually a sign of heat stroke. Our four-legged friends are as susceptible to heat stroke, dehydration and even sunburn as we are, and proper precautions should be followed to keep Fido safe.
Your dogs and cats may not be celebrating, but this Tuesday is “Spay Day” — a national reminder to get your pets spayed and neutered to help control the population of unwanted animals in the United States.