4-Month-Old Puppy Battles Rare Esophagus DiseaseStarting life in a high-kill shelter in Texas is not the only adversity 4-month-old Dutch Shepherd Rocky has endured. Rocky has battled pneumonia, an eye ailment and is living with a rare condition – megaesophagus.
Matthew Little, Civil Rights Legend, Remembered In Mpls.A man who broke color barriers and led Minnesota in the Civil Rights Movement was remembered Saturday. Matthew Little, long-time president of the Minneapolis NAACP, passed away last Sunday after complications from pneumonia. He was 92. Hundreds of people gathered for a memorial service at Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis.
Fundraiser Sells Cupcakes To Help A Puppy Mill PoochMan’s best friend was the man of the hour Saturday afternoon at a fundraiser in south Minneapolis. Underdog Rescue and Sweet Retreat Bakery on 50th Street and France Avenue hosted the event for a dog named Turtle, a puppy-mill survivor. Turtle has been going through treatments for pneumonia, and his vet bills have reached more than $10,000. Shannon McKenzie, director of Underdog Rescue, says every $1 cupcake sold at the fundraiser will help offset some of those expenses.
Eagan Police K9 Dies After Contracting PneumoniaThe Eagan Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own -- Police K9 Zebo has died after contracting pneumonia.
Timberwolves Mourn Passing Of Biggest FanThe Minnesota Timberwolves are preparing to say goodbye to one of their biggest fans, and biggest inspirations.
200 Wis. Cows Die, Pneumonia BlamedA state official says the 200 cattle that died in Portage County this month were stricken by a form of pneumonia that presents no risk to humans.