Morning – Pet Connection

Pet Connection: Meet Truly

A car crash broke her pelvis, but not her spirit. She's "Truly" a survivor.

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 to repair her pelvis, which was broken when a car ran her over. Truly spent two months on strict bed rest, immobilized to let her pelvis…

Pet Connection: Meet Earl

Actually, you probably already have.

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 little different than most. Earl, who just retired as one of the Fargo police force’s most decorated dogs, as well as one of its best-known canine…

Pet Connection: Meet Romeo

Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou so cuddly?

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 and founder Kish Hilmert says neutering and spaying your dog is the way to go, unless that animal is going to be bred. Left intact, the hormones…

Pet Connection: Meet Tinkerbell

The original was saucy. This Tink is much sweeter than her namesake.

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 she needs to control her diet carefully to avoid a potentially dangerous reaction in her blood sugar. Tinkerbell visited the KVRR Morning Show with Homeward Animal…

Pet Connectio: Meet Mango

Mango is a True Lady's Man

  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 himself. There is a catch. Mango does not like men, so he needs to be adopted by a woman who does not live with men. Find…

Pet Connection: Meet Breezy

A breath of fresh air in the studio.

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 by the KVRR Morning Show to visit with Emily Welker for a live in-studio appearance with handler Hannah from 4 Luv of Dog.  And initially, we…

Pet Connection: Meet the Star Wars Gang

Luke, Leia, Chewbacca and Han(nah) Solo

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 gang of fuzzy little stars comes in. Jill and the rest of the Star Wars “cast,” a group of 4-week-old sibling kittens, came in for a…

Pet Connection: Meet Jasmyne

Talk about windows to the soul -- her personality is as sweet and goofy as her gaze.

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 KVRR Morning Show. She came in to visit live in the studio with Emily Welker and Ryan Keel of Diamond in the Ruff pet rescue, and…

Pet Connection: Meet Sparrow

There's a good reason Golden Retrievers lead the list of "Most Popular Dogs."

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 cross who joined Emily Welker and 4 Luv of Dog founder Kish Hilmert for a live in-studio appearance on the KVRR Morning Show. Sparrow, like most…