Pet Obesity: Why It's A Problem In MN & What You Can Do To HelpResearch shows that about 40% of our dogs and about 45% of our cats are obese.
Survey: Dog Owners Report More Happiness Than Cat OwnersPeople love their pets, but one set of owners seem to be happier than another.
How Much Does It Actually Cost To Own A Dog?While dog adoption fees at the Animal Humane Society range from $170-$642, expenses can easily triple within the first year of pet ownership.
Delta Air Lines Offers 'Pet Tracking' DevicePet owners know that traveling can be stressful. You either have to find someone to take care of your furry family member, or take them with you. And if you're flying, that's a whole other level of stress. If your dog or cat is too big to fit under the seat in front of you, they have to go into the cargo space of a plane.
How To Budget For Canine Medical CareYou'll find a dog in nearly one out of every three Minnesota homes. Their wagging tails can warm a person's heart, but the costs of being a dog owner can also do a number on their bank account.
Minnesotan To Meet: A Twin Cities Family & Their 'Boutique Hotel For Dogs'Sometimes you just get "dogged" by the pursuit of a dream. That's the case for one Twin Cities family. John Sturgess spent 20 years operating and developing hotels before having his career go to the dogs. In 2011, he, his wife, Stacey, and daughter, Ellie, decided to combine the families love for Fido with John's business background.
Wearable Pet Tech Lets Owners Track Canine FitnessWearable tech has become big business. Fitbit and Jawbone are just two of the products people are wearing to track their physical activity and monitor their progress. It was only a matter of time before somebody tried to do it for pets.
MPCA: Keep Your Pets Away From Algae-Filled WatersThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is advising pet owners to be cautious around lakes and slow-moving streams after the death of a dog in Sherburne County last weekend. The MPCA says Brock Tatge and his family, who live on Prairie Lake, were enjoying their Sunday when their dog, Copper, became ill after fetching a tennis ball from the lake.
'Joy Sessions' Capture The Last Moments Of Pet, OwnerIn life's many changes, sometimes, there's comfort in the things that stay the same.
'Law Of The Paw' Kicks Off In Golden ValleyThere's a nationwide effort underway that's all about saving animals. And it got started right here in the Twin Cities.
Exotic Pet Owners Getting Help From MinnesotaThere was a big rescue of sorts in Northern Minnesota Tuesday. Two big cats from Ohio – a cougar and white tiger -- found refuge at the Wildcat Sanctuary, a nonprofit wild cat rescue in Sandstone, Minn.