Morning – Pet Connection

PET CONNECTION: Meet Mango

Mango Isn't Your Typical Parrot

  Meet Mango in this week’s Pet Connection. Mango is a 10-year-old Eclectus Parrot from our friends at C.A.A.R.E. Eclectus Parrots are not your typical birds. They are one of the few bird species that have different looks for males and females. Female Eclectus Parrots have red and purple feathers. They have very specific dietary needs. For that reason, most…

PET CONNECTION: Meet Juliet

A Kitty Looking For Her Romeo

  It’s International Cat Day! There’s no better time to meet Juliet, the adorable kitty looking for her Romeo. She’s a four-year-old cat with a laid back attitude. She’d love someone to just love and nuzzle up to. Juliet would go great in a family with kids. She gets along well with other cats that aren’t too rambunctious. She has…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Bones

Give a dog a bone, and a brand-new home he's more than earned.

If you’re looking for a friend to wake up with every morning who reminds you how lucky we all are to be here together, you can’t do better than to bring Bones into your life. He’s considered the “go-to” dog for all public events for 4 Luv of Dog rescue, said founder Kish Mackin, because his happy-go-lucky, calm, sociable personality…

PET CONNECTION: Meet Frankie

The Teenage Macaw Is Looking For A Family To Call His Own

  Frankie is a smart cookie who needs a family to show him some love this morning. He can use some good fortune. He was one of the birds that C.A.A.R.E. rescued from a life of neglect. He’s doing well after the rescue and is ready to find a home. Frankie is a Blue and Gold Macaw, about 17 or…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Miss Sophia

Believe me, she'll keep you busy all on her own.

You might think it’s less fun to have one dog than two. Miss Sophia is here to prove you wrong. The year-and-a-half-old husky-shepherd mix came in to Homeward Animal Shelter by way of the pound, and in to the KVRR Morning Show studios via Homeward’s Heather Klefstad. And she was more fun than a barrel of monkeys the whole morning….

Pet Connection Success Story: Henery Finds A Home

Conure With a Big Personality Finds a Place To Spread His Wings

  We’ve got another Pet Connection success story to share with you. Henery is a Jenday Conrue with a quirky, big personality. He joined us three weeks ago. He snacked on potato chips, chirps, flew around the studio and acted like he owned the place. Now he has a new home for his out-sized personality. C.A.A.R.E. Parrot Rescue says he…

PET CONNECTION: Meet The Rescued Macaws

Macaws Were Rescued From Life Of Neglect

Paco and Maquita are two Macaws who are looking to change their luck in life. C.A.A.R.E. actually went and bought these birds because they were housed in a bad situation. The rescue saved a third bird who needs extensive medical treatments. Paco was kept in a cage that was welded shut. She doesn’t really know how to live outside of…

LIVE: 8-Week-Old Puppy Faces Long Road Ahead After Being Found Severely Injured

4 Luv of Dog Rescue is raising money to help Tony the Blue Heeler heal

  You can help an 8-week-old puppy get the intensive medical care he needs to thrive and find a forever home. 4 Luv of Dog rescue took in the Blue Heeler pup after his owner couldn’t afford emergency medical care. He suffered some sort of lung trauma. They named him Tony, after Tony Stark/Iron Man. The name is in honor…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Grandpa

Dispensing dog wisdom with a side of cuddles.

What could be better than having a grandpa or grandma? Why, bringing home an extra one, of course. Grandpa the boxer has been around for awhile. He’s 10 this year, which puts him squarely in senior status. And he has a lot of wisdom to share, as you can hear in his live appearance on the Morning Show with Emily…