Bernese Mountain Dog Helps Catch Car Theft Suspect In WayzataA family dog is now a neighborhood hero. The 1-year-old Bernese mountain dog named Monty helped catch a suspected car thief in Wayzata on Tuesday.
Minn. Dog Kennel Owner Charged With Animal NeglectThe owner of a northern Minnesota breeding operation where more than 130 dogs were seized earlier this month is charged with misdemeanor animal neglect. The Cass County prosecutor's office said Monday it filed a nine-count criminal complaint against 60-year-old Deborah Rowell. The complaint says when officers executed a search warrant at Rowell's kennel in Pine River on July 16, they found improper enclosures, inadequate ventilation, improper dog houses and inadequate shade and water.
Winona Man Cited For Kicking, Killing A CatA Winona man accused of kicking and killing a cat has been cited for misdemeanor animal cruelty.
Minn. Heat Waves Causes Farm Animal DeathsMinnesota officials estimate more than 105,000 turkeys and up to 1,500 cattle were lost due to the recent heat wave.