4 New York Wildcats Relocated To Minnesota SanctuaryFour wildcats were relocated after being surrendered by their owner.
A Minn. State Fair Tradition: The 'Miracle Of Birth Center' ReturnsThe Minnesota State Fair is all about tradition. Every year, you probably have Sweet Martha's Cookies, the cheese curds and swing by the Miracle of Birth Center, which is one of the most popular attractions at the Fair.
Good Question: Why Are We So Passionate About Animals?For the past two days, Cecil the lion's story has been told over and over across the world. On Wednesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said that if Dr. Walter Palmer illegally killed the animal, he needs to be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.” That’s extreme, but many people are outraged.
4 Your Pets: Pet-A-Palooza To Rock The FairgroundsThere will be a different kind of Pronto Pup at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this Saturday. NewsRadio 830 WCCO is hooking up us pet lovers with another year of Pet-A-Palooza!
Study: Dogs Can Sense When Their Owner Is MistreatedApparently, we call dogs man's best friend for a reason. A new study shows dogs can tell when people are not being kind to their owners.
It's 'Wag Walk & Run' Time!Sunday is the Helping Paws 'Wag Walk & Run' event at Eden Prairie's Purgatory Creek Recreation Area! There will be a one-mile kids' run starting at 8:40 a.m., and a 5K six-legged run starting at 9:30 a.m.
4 Your Pets: An Update On Jayla, & Pet Pulltabs?WCCO viewers may remember Jayla from a story we did in January. The Boxer mix was found wandering the streets in Alabama by a vet tech. Her fur was almost entirely gone due to mange, she had heartworm was very malnourished. Luckily, Jayla made her way to Minnesota with the help of Ruff Start Rescue.
Accomplish With Kylie: Animal Humane SocietyEvery 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.
Birthday Girl Asks For Animal Food To Help ShelterRather than ask for the latest gadgets or clothes for her birthday, a Sioux Falls girl put animal food on her list.
Man Pleads Guilty In Dog Fighting CaseAn Austin man has pleaded guilty to torturing an animal to settle allegations he was training dogs to fight.
Richfield Family Saves Ducks From SewerTorrential rains and saturated earth have been causing a lot of problems in Minnesota during the past week, but not every story has been calamitous. While out on assignment Thursday, WCCO photojournalist Tom Aviles happened upon a dramatic rescue that had a happy ending.
Pet Blog: Spotlight On Mike Binkley’s Dog ‘Coach’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."