Coronavirus In Minnesota: Ruff Start Rescue 'Can Hardly Keep Up' With Demand For Pet AdoptionAs people spend more of their time at home practicing social distancing, animal rescue organizations can hardly keep up with demand to add a furry friend to the family.
Dozens Of Texas Rescue Dogs Arrive In MinnesotaDozens of dogs are looking for new homes in Minnesota. The pups arrived at Ruff Start Rescue in Princeton Saturday.
4 Your Pets: An Update On Jayla, & Pet Pulltabs?WCCO viewers may remember Jayla from a story we did in January. The Boxer mix was found wandering the streets in Alabama by a vet tech. Her fur was almost entirely gone due to mange, she had heartworm was very malnourished. Luckily, Jayla made her way to Minnesota with the help of Ruff Start Rescue.
4 Your Pets: Rocky & Waffles - Where Are They Now?For the next few weeks, 4 Your Pets will be highlighting Ruff Start Rescue, a unique, non-profit animal rescue in central Minnesota.
4 Your Pets: Ruff Start Rescue's Prison ProgramLate last spring, Ruff Start Rescue founder Azure Davis and company started a program at the Moose Lake Correctional Facility, where rescue dogs are paired up with select offender trainers.
4 Your Pets: Meet Ruff Start Rescue's Azure DavisIt's not too often you find your life's passion while in your teens, but that's just what happened to Azure Davis of Princeton. She started bringing animals home when she was 16. "My parents weren't happy with it," Davis said.
Rescue Dog Named In Memory Of Girl Killed By Wild DogsA Princeton animal rescue is looking for a home for one special dog. Ruff Start Rescue founder Azure Davis said when she saw the pictures of a little dog in Alabama, she could not resist helping.
Cupid The Dog Is On The Mend After Leg SurgeryA few months ago, WCCO introduced you to a puppy who needed a little help. Cupid was first found on Valentine's Day in a snow bank, and was taken in by Ruff Start Rescue. Both of his front legs were bowed out due to a deformity, making it tough for him to walk.
Help Ruff Start Rescue Find A Home For OkeOke the pit bull has not a permanent home for two years, but Ruff Start Rescue is aiming to change that. Esme Murphy meets this lovable dog, and Azure Davis – the founder of Ruff Start Rescue in central Minnesota.
WCCO Viewers Help 'Cupid' The Dog Get Needed SurgeryA rescued puppy is able to spread the love he's received thanks to WCCO's viewers. On Saturday night, we introduced you to a 3-month-old hound named Cupid. The rescue group Ruff Start took him in, knowing he'd need surgery to fix his deformed front paws.