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56 Hoarding Victims Recuperate At Mpls. Animal Control

Dozens of animals removed from a home in northeast Minneapolis are being treated at Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (MACC).

02/15/2013

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Pros & Cons To The Raw Pet Food Diet: Is It Worth It?

Like all our loved ones, we want what’s best for our pets. That includes what they eat. It’s estimated that we spent $20 billion on pet food last year.

02/06/2013

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Important Questions To Ask Before Signing A Lease

If you’re looking for a place to rent, keep this list of questions handy.

12/19/2012

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A Dog Day Afternoon At Macalester College

What better way is there to lower that blood pressure than by hugging a dog? That’s the idea behind “Dog Days” at Macalester College on Saturday.

12/08/2012

Dog Rescue On Little Hanging Horn Lake.

Dog Rescued After Breaking Through Ice On Barnum Lake

A 3-year-old German shepherd/golden retriever mix was rescued after breaking through thin ice on a Barnum lake early Thursday evening.

11/30/2012

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

We are coming up on the first weekend of November and have some activities worth checking out. This week, there’s something for music lovers and something for dog lovers.

11/01/2012

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‘Joy Sessions’ Capture The Last Moments Of Pet, Owner

In life’s many changes, sometimes, there’s comfort in the things that stay the same.

10/28/2012

Dog Rescue

Secondhand Hounds Gives Dogs A Second Chance

One Twin Cities woman was able to turn her passion into a career, helping thousands of dogs in the process.

10/13/2012

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Dog Takes Up Motherly Duties For Abandoned Kitten

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.

09/22/2012

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Outpouring Of Love Over Bayfield Man’s Pic With Ailing Dog

A picture has changed the lives of a Bayfield man and his dog. In August, John Unger had photographer Hannah Stonehouse-Hudson take a picture of him and his dog, Schoep, floating in Lake Superior.

09/17/2012

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Firefighters Credit Animal Saving Skills To BART

It’s a rescue video that may make you look twice: Richfield firefighters working to resuscitate a dog that escaped a burning home. Sadly, the dog died Monday at a pet hospital. But work of the firefighters allowed the family to say goodbye. Fire crews credit a veterinarian training program for teaching them how save the lives of animals.

09/03/2012

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Dog Rescued From Mountain

Am amazing story of an injured dog rescued from a mountain. How the dog got there and what is happening next will surprise you. Read the story.

08/17/2012

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A Man Floating With His Dog Makes The World Wonder

It’s a picture that is getting worldwide attention. A photo by Hannah Stonehouse Hudson captures a man and his dog floating in Lake Superior. But it’s much more than a peaceful moment between an owner and his pet. The story behind the photo is connecting with millions around the world.

08/10/2012

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Easy Ways To Lower Your Daily Stress

Some stress can be a good thing because it’s your body’s way of preparing for a challenge. But a steady stream of stress can be bad for your health.

08/10/2012

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Protecting Kids & Animals From The Record Heat

Kids love to be outside but you have to make sure they’re hydrated and protected in this kind of heat.

07/02/2012

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Minnesota State Fairgrounds Going To The Dogs

Dozens of dogs have descended on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds to take part in the annual Pet-A-Palooza on Machinery Hill.

06/30/2012

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Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In Minneapolis

Minneapolis-area restaurants not only accommodate pets, they go out of their way to assure that you and your four-legged friend receive the best service possible. Enjoy everything from a solid slice of pizza to coffee and people watching, all with that fur baby by your side.

06/29/2012

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Tips For Building A Homemade Doghouse In Your Minnesota Backyard

Consider your local climate as well as these tips before getting started.

06/20/2012

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War Dogs Help Scientists Map Human-Canine Relationship

Dog owner Melissa Scott knows that man’s best friend can be as unpredictable as man himself.

05/14/2012

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A Chubby Pet Could Be A Big Problem

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.

05/01/2012

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Wis. Police Rescue Pets From Animal Hoarder

Dozens of animals have been removed from a Wisconsin woman’s home.

04/27/2012

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Dog Owner’s Neighbor Resuscitated Pet

A dog owner has a neighbor to thank for resuscitating one of three pets pulled from a house fire in Hastings. Firefighters rescued two dogs and a rabbit from the burning house Monday.

04/24/2012

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Free, Low-Cost Spay And Neuter Surgeries For Mpls. Pets

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.

04/13/2012

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‘Law Of The Paw’ Kicks Off In Golden Valley

There’s a nationwide effort underway that’s all about saving animals. And it got started right here in the Twin Cities.

04/12/2012

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The Secrets Of Dog Communication

If you’ve ever done it, you know training a dog requires a lot of patience. Communication is a two-way street.

03/29/2012

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