Pet Connection Archive

Pet Connection: Meet the Cats

Ferguson, the tailless feline, is just one of many cats and kittens who are cooling their heels over the holidays at Homeward Animal Shelter. The Manx cat shared the available space for animals at the shelter over the course of…

PET Connection: Meet Sweet Pea

  If a dog ever lives up to her name, it's Sweet Pea. She's a 7-year-old Shih Tzu mix from 4 Luv of Dog Rescue who just wants to find someone to love.…

PET CONNECTION: Meet Bert And Minty

  Bert and Minty join us from C.A.A.R.E. for this week's Pet Connection. Bert is a 10-year-old green male lovebird. Minty is and 8-year-old yellow female lovebird. They both love to get out…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Obie

We've got the cutest little turkey you could ever hope to meet for our Thanksgiving Pet Connection. Obie, a pit bull-type cross with cuddles to spare, was surrendered by his owner when that person…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Perkins

Ladies' man Perkins has it all: the charm, the warmth, the playfulness, the ability to attract women from all corners of the studio. The four-month old kitten came in to visit live on the…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Mighty Mouse

Call him an incognito superhero. This little dog, a miniature pinscher named Mighty Mouse, makes a big noise against intruders but could more or less snuggle up in your pocket with the right introductions.…

Pet Connection: Meet Baby

  Baby is this week's Pet Connection pet from our friends at the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue, and Education in West Fargo. Baby is an 11-year-old Hahn's Macaw. That is the smallest…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Lo

It's not a coincidence that lovely Lo, our Pet Connection dog of the week, has a name that starts with the first two letters of the word love. Because a love she is. Lo…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Benji

When you meet  Benji, chances are, he'll give you a grin that lights up the whole room. And although he's not famous like the star of the movie, Benji the Maltese mix is getting…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Sunshine

A visit from Sunshine couldn't be any better-timed. This snowy Thursday, Homeward Animal Shelter's Heather Klefstad brought Sunshine the orange tabby in to visit live in-studio with the Morning Show's Emily Welker. Sunshine was…

PET CONNECTION: Meet Chiquita

  Chris Mullins from C.A.A.R.E. joins us with Chiquita! Chiquita is a double yellow-headed Amazon parrot. She's about eight years old, and loves to sing. Birds like her can live 50-60 years in captivity.…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Eve

Eve's got a beautiful, silky, pitty-type face people love to stroke, but you might want to hold off on that for awhile -- she's still a little sore. Because from first glance, you'd never…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Boots

As charming as the cartoon character was named for, Boots -- or Puss in Boots, as most of us know the Spanish-accented character from the "Shrek" movies -- visited the KVRR Morning Show studios…

Pet Connection: Meet Bob

  Bob the macaw joins us from our friends at C.A.A.R.E. Bob is a 15-year-old Harlequin Macaw. He's a cross between a blue and gold winged and green winged macaw. Macaw's like him…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Yogi

Yogi is one smart little cookie, smart enough so that you'd probably better keep an eye on the laundry basket while he's around. The 1-year-old Shi Tzu mix came to Diamond in the Ruff…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Robin

Robin is a cat who comes to Homeward Animal Shelter after being rescued from the local pound, and she's the perfect example of why it's so great to have the help of rescue workers…

PET CONNECTION: Meet Oscar

  Oscar the Umbrella Cockatoo joins us from the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education in West Fargo. He's a 14-year-old bird who is very talkative and loves to sing. He's a smart…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet the Kittens

It's hard to believe looking at these three furry, adorable faces, but there's someone out there in our region who didn't want these kittens to survive. The three tiny kittens, plus a brother and…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Buck

Want to meet a bird who bucks expectations? How about Buck -- a bird who meows like a cat? And tells you, "Buck's in charge" -- a pretty surprising assertion from a little buckaroo…

Pet Connection: Meet Kiwi

Kiwi was picked up from the city pound already about to become a mom. The sweet-natured little kitty shortly thereafter gave birth to a litter of kittens, and has since bounced back from the…