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Best Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Minnesota

Even though they’re part of the family, dogs don’t get as warm of a welcome at public swimming pools. High-energy dogs need the nice, cool release as much as kids, though, and nothing pampers geriatric joints more than the low-impact stretch out of a good swim. When temperatures rise, and that furry fella needs a cool dip, count on these five Minnesota swimming holes for the perfect poolside day for your pup.

06/01/2012

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Apartment Hires DNA Lab To Tackle Dog Poop Problem

It’s become serious business when a dog does its business at a Roseville apartment complex.

05/25/2012

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Toddler Bitten In The Face By Mastiff Dog

Police say a 170-pound mastiff dog that clamped down on the head of a toddler in St. Paul had previously injured a child at the same home.

05/25/2012

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Dog Owners Concerned Over Traps Even After Legislation Passes

Some Minnesota dog owners asked lawmakers to change how body grip traps, which can kill dogs, are used.
Lawmakers responded, but not in the way some dog owners had hoped.

05/16/2012

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Police: Dog Bites Off Boy’s Ear In Albert Lea

An 8-year-old boy lost more than half his ear to a dog bite in Albert Lea, according to police.

05/14/2012

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Firefighters: Dog Pees On Electrical Outlet, Starts Fire Inside Chaska Home

A family dog started a fire inside a Chaska home after climbing atop a pile of items and relieving itself onto an electrical outlet last week.

05/09/2012

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Authorities: Bear Kills Dog At House Near Zimmerman

A bear killed a dog in the back yard of a residence in Livonia Township near Zimmerman Monday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

05/07/2012

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Authorities: Driver Hits Dog, Brings To Vet; Owner Unknown

Authorities are looking to reunite an injured dog with its owner after it was struck by a car near Collegeville Township, Minn. on Tuesday.

05/02/2012

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Wis. Woman Held In Puppy-Napping At DMV Office

A Sun Prairie woman is being held for allegedly stealing a 6-month-old puppy from a car parked at a Division of Motor Vehicles office.

04/29/2012

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Best Places For Pet Photography In Minnesota

With an abundance of Minnesota pet photographers, finding the right fit for your fur baby’s close-up should never be a challenge. Through the fluff, however, some of these artists stand strides ahead of the rest for their skills capturing that special something in every pet’s personality. Whether it’s cats, horses or dogs, these area professionals know how to show the world that undefinable bond between pets and the people who love them. These, Minnesota’s best pet photographers, create art from start to finish for memories that last lifetimes.

04/27/2012

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‘Bear’ The Dog Needs Surgery To Run Again

A local man is hoping to give a shelter dog a new home and a better quality of life.

04/23/2012

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Man’s Felony Conviction For Shooting Dog Upheld

A town of Fond du Lac man’s felony conviction for shooting his neighbor’s dog Shakes with a high-powered pellet gun has been upheld.

04/18/2012

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Dog Rescues Puppy

A dog rescues a little puppy from the pool.

04/10/2012

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SD Woman Credits Dog With Saving Husband’s Life

A South Dakota woman is crediting her dog with saving the life of her rancher husband.

04/07/2012

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Puppy Taken From Car Reunited With Owner

An Edina man and his puppy have been reunited after the dog was believed taken from his car.

03/16/2012

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Edina Man Offers $2,500 Reward For Dog Taken From Car

An Edina man is hoping the public can help find his missing dog.

03/16/2012

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Rochester Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend’s Dog

A Rochester man is charged with two felonies in the death of his girlfriend’s dog.

03/14/2012

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K-9 Stabbed On Duty Adjusts To Life After Police Work

We often talk about police officers willing to sacrifice, but this story centers around a Roseville K-9 who became the victim.

03/12/2012

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Mild Winter Could Mean More Fleas On Your Dog

Dog owners should be aware: Flea trouble is on the rise in the Twin Cities.

02/23/2012

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Local Dog Competes In Westminster Dog Show

Dog lovers around the world will be focused on New York for the annual Westminster dog show next week. One of the most surprising dogs will come from Minnesota.

02/08/2012

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Mounds View Couple Killed Dog Before Taking Own Lives

A husband and wife found dead in their Mounds View, Minn. home last Wednesday killed their dog before taking their own lives, according to police.

01/30/2012

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License Your Pet With City And Save On $$$ And Stress

If you love your pet, the City of Minneapolis has an incentive that could save you money and stress.

01/27/2012

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Dog Reunited With Owner After Mississippi River Rescue

A young Labradoodle mix named Beezer has been reunited with its owner after being stuck on the ice on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis.

12/09/2011

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Woman That Killed Chihuahua Sentenced To 45 Days In Jail

A 28-year-old woman who was charged with animal cruelty for killing her chihuahua puppy has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.

11/29/2011

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