Puppy Love: Man Travels 1,500 Miles To Adopt DogA New England man was so enamored by a shelter dog he saw on the Internet that he bought a one-way ticket to Minneapolis, adopted the puppy and is now couch-hopping on the 1,500-mile trek back home.
2 Stolen Pit Bull Pups Turned In, 3 Others Still MissingTwo pit bull puppies that were in a stolen animal rescue van earlier this week have been found. Rescued Pets Are Wonderful (RPAW) says that two male pups were turned into a gas station Wednesday night in Hugo, a northern suburb of St. Paul, where the animal rescue group’s van was stolen Tuesday morning.
Pet Blog Video Of The Week!Hands – and paws – down, this is the best 14 seconds committed to cell phone video this week! Quinn the Bernese Mountain puppy gets caught slippin' on video, thanks to TJ Parker on YouTube.
Pet Blog: Strikin' A Pose With Your PoochIs your dog overdue for some glamour shots ... mainly because pets are typically not welcomed at Glamour Shots? Well how about getting some primo photos of your pooch while also helping a great cause.
Family's Anniversary Puppy Receives Heart SurgeryA four-month-old puppy is alive and well thanks to the help of WCCO viewers. Bitsy, a 40th anniversary present from Tim Theisen to his wife, had a heart murmur. The puppy needed life-saving surgery that her owners couldn't afford.
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.
Girl Goes Online To Save Grandparents' Anniversary PuppyA 13-year-old girl is asking for help to save the puppy that was a gift from her grandfather to her grandmother on their wedding anniversary. When Jayda Sauter's grandparents celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, their gift to each other was something special.
1 Pup Dead, Another Recovering After Being Left In Dumpster Police want to know who dumped two puppies in a dumpster behind an animal hospital in St. Paul this week. By the time they were found, one had died. The dog who survived is on his way to a full recovery.
‘Cupid’ The Dog Recovering After Corrective SurgeryA rescued puppy is back at his foster mom’s house and healing after undergoing surgery to correct deformed front paws</a>. The hound puppy, Cupid, underwent surgery this week. Cupid was taken in a month ago by Ruff Start Rescue. His front paws bowed out, making it difficult for the hound puppy to walk.
Puppy Endures After Abuse, Subzero-TempsA puppy is being nursed back to health after being abused and abandoned in the cold. Someone found a 4-month-old puppy roaming the streets of Minneapolis during last week's subzero temperatures. Minneapolis Animal Care and Control picked up the young pit bull. Officer Jacob Young says the dog had cigar wounds all over his body.
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.
Puppies Among The 200 Rescued Animals Looking For A HomeAbout 200 animals that were rescued from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota will go up for adoption in the Twin Cities on Saturday. "We're gonna have a mad rush at our shelters tomorrow," said Kathie Johnson with the Animal Humane Society.