Abandoned Rabbits, Adopted During Pandemic, Multiplying In Some Minnesota Communities“They’re not what you call a lap pet, most of them. They’re not for kids, they’re not starter pets and they do not belong in a cage,” Debbie Mans said. “They need to run, they need to have at least a minimum of four to five hops in an enclosure.”
'Hugs, Hope, Hoppiness': Teen Turns Passion For Rabbits Into NonprofitFifteen-year-old Caleb Smith takes 16 breeds of rabbits to senior centers, birthday parties, educational events and communities. Last year, he bought a chain of islands on the Mississippi for his bunnies to enjoy.
Wander Minnesota: 'Hoppy Hour' At The Animal Humane SocietyIf you’ve ever been the parent of a puppy, you’re probably aware that dogs are highly social animals, but, like humans, they might need some training in how to behave around other animals. That’s why you can find puppy socialization classes all over the place—teaching them when they’re young will help them cope with other dogs in a more sociable way as they grow up.
Accomplish With Kylie: Bunny BestiesOften when people think of therapy animals, dogs and horses come to mind. But therapy bunnies have their own unique qualities that make them especially great with children.
4 Your Pets: Local Bunny Has 'Trix' AmbitionsA Twin Cities bunny wants nothing more than to become the famous "silly rabbit," with an obsession for a fruit-flavored kid's cereal.
4 Your Pets: Fall Into Fun This WeekendThere are several great pet-related events this weekend in the Twin Cities, kicking off with one dedicated to an often overlooked pet. Urban Tails Pet Supply in south Minneapolis is hosting two notable events this weekend, beginning Friday evening with Hoppy Hour!
Second Chick Hatches In DNR's EagleCam NestAnd then there were two! A second bald eagle chick has hatched in the nest watched over by the Minnesota Department of Resources' EagleCam on Wednesday morning. DNR officials say the second chick is out of their egg, and is being warmed by their parents (who take shifts) alongsidethe eaglet hatched on Tuesday.
Minneapolis Convention Center Hosting Twin Cities Pet ExpoIf you're looking for something to do inside this weekend and need to get your family pet some exercise, the Minneapolis Convention Center might be the spot. That's where the 12th annual Pet Expo kicked off on Saturday.
'Frankenstein Rabbit' Galvanizes Mankato ResidentsA Mankato college student's spoof video of an apparently tumorous rabbit that he dubbed Frankenstein has attracted hundreds of thousands of Internet viewers. Gunnar Boettcher and his brother put together the video after seeing the rabbit.
Critters Invading Your Garden? Here's Some HelpIf you've spent hours tending to your garden only to find out a critter came in to wreak havoc, here's some help. It's a problem many have -- eager rabbits and deer nibbling away your hard work. Susie Bachman spills her secrets in how to protect your garden.
Baby Animals May Not Need Your HelpMinnesota is in the midst of a baby boom. Everything from squirrels to birds to bunnies to deer is breeding and that has the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center busy.
$60K Worth Of Rabbits Perish In Barn FireA homeowner says a barn fire killed $60,000 worth of rabbits, destroyed $8,000 worth of horse saddles and harnesses and $2,500 worth of manure spreader.