Pet Connection Archive

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…

Pet Connection: Meet Ziggy

Casey Backhaus with the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education joins us with Ziggy on this week's Pet Connection. Ziggy is a Blue-Face Amazon parrot. He's grown a lot more comfortable with…

Pet Connection: Meet Durand

Durand and his friend Carrie from 4 Luv of Dog stopped by the KVRR morning show to visit with Emily Welker live in-studio about what it would be like to bring the 80-pound, 1-year-old…

Pet Connection: Meet Tux

Tux is a two year old male with much of the classic good looks of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, a water-loving breed with a big heart, an athletic build, and a warm disposition. Tux…

Pet Connection: Meet Chance

  Chance's story is a particularly heartbreaking one. The three and a half year old pit bull terrier was recently returned to Diamond in the Ruff rescue after a potential adopter took him home,…

Pet Connection: Meet Peyton

Peyton is a ten month-old boxer who, like most dogs that age, appears at first glance to be a full-grown dog. But dogs this age still have some filling out to do, and emotionally…

Pet Connection: Meet Bella

And we're not saying she's smart just because she laughs at Emily's jokes, right on cue. Bella and her rescue worker, CAARE avian rescue worker Casey Backlund, stopped by the KVRR morning show for…

Pet Connection: Meet Sugar and Shasta

Sugar and Shasta are a bonded pair who stopped by KVRR with Homeward Animal Shelter worker Heather Klefstad for a live in-studio interview with Emily Welker about looking for a forever home for this…

Pet Connection: Meet Mckenna

Mckenna came to the 4 Luv of Dog rescue to swing by for a live in-studio visit with Emily, along with rescue founder and volunteer Kish Hilmert. Mckenna is about 2 yrs old, a…

Pet Connection: Meet Linus

Linus is a lot like Adam -- a giant guy with delightful good manners who just wants to be loved. Laid-back and affectionate, the 4-year-old Harlequin Great Dane is neutered and crate-trained, but as…

Pet Connection: Meet Patches and Bobo

They say love makes fools of us all. And Patches and Bobo, who are crazy about each other, made us go a little bit silly for them as well when these two lovely little…

Pet Connection: Meet Mavis

Mavis is only about a year old and she's only been in foster care about a week since being sprung from the slammer -- er, pound. But this smart, sweet and savvy heeler pup…

Pet Connection: Meet Hank

KVRR got a visit live (boy, was it live!) in studio on the morning show from Diamond in the Ruff Pet Rescuer Ryan Keel and Hank. Hank's from the pound, so it's not…

Pet Connection: Meet Chumley

  First, he lost his family. Then his knee went out, and in order to have surgery to save it, Chumley had to lose a ton of weight. So his rescuers put him on…

Pet Connection: Meet Lancelot

Lancelot and his friend, pet rescue worker Heather Klefstad, visited live in-studio with Emily to talk about adopting a senior cat like this loving Lothario. Find out about keeping your cats safe indoors from…

Pet Connection: Meet Felix

  Felix is an adoptable Nanday conure, a small type of parrot, who's available for adoption from CAARE, the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education right here in West Fargo. The beautiful little…

Pet Connection: Meet Gracie

4 Luv of Dog volunteers are live in studio with a special, tiny, adorable guest. Gracie is just 8 weeks old, part of a litter born to a rescue dog who was pregnant when…