Pet Connection

Pet Connection: Meet Popsicle

It's a real treat to introduce you to this cat.

The weather is warming up this weekend, and it’s the perfect time to break out the cool, sweet treats for your family. So why not break this sweet and delightful Popsicle out of the shelter? This cool character is neutered orange male adult with a wonderful, affectionate personality. Popsicle¬† is better suited for cuddling up to a family of adults,…

Pet Connection: Meet Chance

Give a guinea pig a chance to make your life pretty great.

They’re the only animal rescue in the Fargo metro area that specifically serves reptiles and exotic pets. And this morning, they’re up to their eyeballs in small animals, including seven guinea pigs. Since seven is supposed to be a lucky number, let’s introduce you to one of them. His name is Chance. He’s got a beautiful long coat, loves to…

Pet Connection: Meet Sadie

A saucy Siamese with personality to match her pretty face.

Siamese cats are widely known for their beauty, including their often-blue eyes and their lovely, distinctive markings, which come in a variety of shades. This week’s cat is more than just a pretty face, though. Sadie the Siamese comes to us from Homeward Animal Shelter, and Homeward’s Heather Klefstad says you’d never know she’s a senior kitty. She’s got the…

Pet Connection: Meet Collin

Those eyes are callin' you to be his new best friend.

(NOTE: The above video has an incorrect graphic within it. This story is about a fundraiser for 4 Luv of Dog, not for Homeward Animal Shelter.) Collin is celebrating an extra-special Thanksgiving this year, because he almost didn’t make it there. The big, black Labrador retriever cross was languishing in a Tulsa, Oklahoma shelter, next on the list to be…

Pet Connection: Meet Guess

We're taking the guesswork out of finding the right pet for you.

It’s anyone’s guess why this guy hasn’t been adopted yet. Guess, a darling 17-week-old orange tabby, comes to us for this week’s Pet Connection by way of Homeward Animal Shelter. And if you’re needing some extra cuddles from a cute kitten this week what with all the election upheaval going on, Guess is your guy. Just take a look at…

Pet Connection: Meet Prim

Need a cuddle buddy? Prim's your guy.

It’s pretty chilly out there, and that means it’s the perfect time to find yourself a cuddle buddy for the winter and all the seasons beyond. And we’ve got just the pet to do it. A beautiful bunny is looking for a forever home in this week’s Pet Connection. Tasha Gorentz introduces us to Prim, a one-year-old neutered male rabbit….

Pet Connection: Meet Bear

Need a bear hug? He's got you covered.

We’ve been talking all week long about Fat Bear Week. And even though we announced the winner Wednesday — Congratulations, 747! — you might find yourself with a craving for more bears. We have a great one for you, although this one’s not quite ready for hibernation yet. Bear the pit bull comes to us from Homeward Animal Shelter, with…

Pet Connection: Meet Camo

In spite of his name, this cutie stands out from the pack.

It’s hunting season, and you know what that means. Time to break out the camo. A dog named Camo is waiting for you to break him out of Homeward Animal Shelter and take him to his forever home this morning. Rescue worker Heather Klefstad introduced us to this tough but tender pit bull mix. He’s about a year and a…

Pet Connection: Meet Elm

A dog whose spirit is as big as her namesake.

Here in the Fargo metro area, we love our beautiful elm tree canopy that graces the city’s oldest boulevards and walkways. And Elm is a dog who’s just as beautiful as they are. She comes to this week’s Pet Connection from the wonderful volunteers at 4 Luv of Dog rescue. She’s a little over a year old, a pit bull…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Time to Try Fostering

Fight loneliness from social distancing with the one kind of new friend it's okay to snuggle up with.

Here on the Morning Show, we want to reflect best practices when it comes to safety from COVID-19. So we’re following social distancing instructions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, staying six or more feet apart in-studio, and no longer bringing guests as a general rule. We may invite guests on, on a case-by-case basis, for visits from…