Pet Connection Archive

Pet Connection: Meet Dexter and Doakes

This week's Pet Connection came with a bit of a mystery -- since one-half of this dynamic duo Dexter and Doakes decided to ditch the desk mid-interview. These two young cats are part of…

Pet Connection: Meet Tink

Tink the rat terrier and her volunteer, Cheryl McGetrick of Diamond in the Ruff pet rescue, stopped by the KVRR Morning Show studios and helped light up a live interview with Emily Welker for…

Pet Connection: Meet Scrappy

Our friends at 4 Luv of Dog Rescue join Jackie with Scrappy. Scrappy is an energetic 10-month-old puppy. Although he is a little jumpy, he is treat motivated and the perfect age…

Pet Connection: Meet Blue

  Our friends at the Center for Aviation Adoption, Research and Education join Adam with Blue. Blue is a Blue Pied Parrotlet. He's around 15 years old, and sadly recently lost his mate.…

Pet Connection: Meet Shiloh

No one likes to be called "difficult," but with dogs, just like with people, there are varying degrees of social skills. People who don't have much in the way of social graces might have…

Pet Connection: Meet Roxanne and Gumby

Face-boxing, barking, leash-chewing, jumping and mouthing: nobody in the world would get away with one of these behaviors, let alone all of them, let alone ALL of them at once and on live television,…

Pet Connection: Meet Clark

When someone you love disappoints you, it can be tempting to give up on love. That could have so easily happened to Clark, a ten-or-so-year-old black lab who was found wandering the streets of…

Pet Connection: Meet Gibbs

There's a reason why people love puppies. Gibbs came to the KVRR Morning Show to visit live in-studio with his buddy, Homeward Animal Shelter worker Heather Klefstad, and found his way right into everyone's…

Pet Connection: Meet Truly

This week's Pet Connection is truly a heartwarming tale of survival. Truly, a one and a half year old black lab mix, is just out of a long confinement and recuperation after undergoing surgery…

Pet Connection: Meet Earl

This week's Pet Connection is a little different than most -- because the Belgian Malinois, the breed of dog that's taking the world of K9 law enforcement work by storm, is a breed a…

Pet Connection: Meet Romeo

Romeo is one handsome charmer, but unlike his Shakespearean namesake, he's only looking for platonic companionship. That's because the roughly two-year-old pit bull terrier was neutered recently. 4 Luv of Dog rescue worker…

Pet Connection: Meet Tinkerbell

She has a sweet and sparkling personality, but the sugar in this girl's nature comes all from her and none from her diet. That's because this 8-year-old Maine Coon Cat is a diabetic and…

Pet Connectio: Meet Mango

  Mango the Goffin Cockatoo comes to us this week from the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education in West Fargo. Mango is about 16 years old and loves to play and entertain…

Pet Connection: Meet Breezy

Some of us find the extremely physically fit intimidating. Others find them inspiring. With Breezy, it's hard to find her anything but adorable. The 2-year-old pit bull cross with the impeccable pecs of stopped…

Pet Connection: Meet the Star Wars Gang

With warm weather, the end of the school year and the premiere of much-awaited summer movie season, there's another seasonal activity that comes around like clockwork: kitten season. That's where Jill Lamp and this…

Pet Connection: Meet Salem

There's a lot of mythology about black cats, some of it based on bad luck, much of it based on a legendary connection to witches. Salem, a 3 1/2 year old neutered male, was…

Pet Connection: Meet Jasmyne

There's really no way to say it -- her pictures just don't do Jasmyne justice. Soft-spoken, soft-furred, and with a soft, goofy, slightly-cross-eyed gaze, Jasmyne the cat charmed everyone on the set of the…

Pet Connection: Meet Sparrow

She's a breed we don't see a lot of in this region's shelters, and that's likely because they get snapped up right away by would-be pet parents. Sparrow is a 5-year-old Golden Retriever/Irish Setter…

Pet Connection: Meet Murphy

Murphy is a Congo African Grey parrot. He's available for adoption through the Center For Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education in West Fargo. He's described as a ham! Murphy is 27 or 28 years…

Pet Connection: Meet Topanga

Whether you think of Topanga as being named for the sunshiny canyon in Los Angeles, or the equally sunny character on "Boy Meets World," this is a dog with a smile as bright as…