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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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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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Minnesota Man Says ‘Hidden’ Traps Are Killing Pets

A Northern Minnesota man is concerned that hunting dogs are becoming the hunted.

01/26/2012

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30 Animals Rescued In Apparent Warroad Hoarding

An animal shelter is pleading for help after rescuing 30 pets found living in rancid conditions in Warroad, Minn.

01/20/2012

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Get Out, Enjoy The Winter With Your Dog In Minn.

Just because it is winter doesn’t mean you and Fido can’t find some fun. Check out our five favorite ways to get out and get active with man’s best friend this winter.

01/20/2012

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Humane Society Targeted By Pro-Shelter Campaign

The Humane Society of the United States says it’s under attack by a new group that’s trying to starve it of funding by urging donors to send money to local animal shelters instead.

12/19/2011

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Mrs. Claus Photo Op Helps Keep Animal Rescue Afloat

A financially-strapped animal shelter in Elko New Market earned a reprieve over the weekend, with a little help from Mrs. Claus.

12/05/2011

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With No Funds, Animal Shelter May Need To Close

When Toni Maat opened Windmill Pet and Feed store 20 years ago it was a natural fit.

12/01/2011

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Animal Shelters Across Wis. At Or Near Capacity

Animal shelters across Wisconsin say the economy is also taking a toll on pets.

10/26/2011

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Dos And Don’ts: Dressing Up Your Pets For Halloween

We’re just a week away from Halloween and many people will be “Trick or Treating” this weekend. But it’s not just for humans anymore.

10/24/2011

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